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from the Guardian

Ukraine ceasefire agreed at Belarus talks

Ukraininan President Petro Poroshenko is followed by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the talks in Minsk.

from The Times

Putin delight at Ukraine ceasefire deal

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko (L), who is hosting the Ukrainian crisis summit, stands together with the participants of the Normandy format: Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko as they pose for the media during the Ukrainian peace talks, in Minsk, Belarus.


Magazine - For Keeps...

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International, Prague-based marketing team Euro RSCG created a campaign surrounding these "Dictator Cakes," cakes in the form of the busts of Cuba's Fidel Castro and Belarus' Alexander Lukashenko. Please take notice as to where the slice of cake has been removed . . .

from the Guardian

Lukashenko hints at being president for life as sworn in for fifth term

The Belarusian economy has not had the best time for the past two years, with a recession and a massive depreciation of the rouble. Kiryl Rudy is President Alexander Lukashenko’s economic adviser and the co-author of The Financial Diet, a book about reforming the system of public finances and rational spending of budget money. He … Continue reading Belarusian Economy on a Diet to Change its Financial Outlook

This year’s harvest of cereal crops in Belarus is expected to be as large as last year’s, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko was told during his working trip to Mogilev Oblast on July 8. - See more at:

from Mail Online

Russia, 4-ex-Soviet nations finalize new alliance

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, welcomes Belarus' counterpart Alexander Lukashenko prior a meeting of CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) ...