The 2020 Belarusian presidential election was held on Sunday, 9 August 2020. Early voting began on 4 August and ran until 8 August. Incumbent Alexander Lukashenko was reelected to the sixth term in office, with official results crediting him with 80% of the vote.
The president is elected directly to serve a five-year term. Mass protests erupted following the disputed outcome of the 2020 election in which incumbent Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory. Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya subsequently claimed to have received between 60 and 70% of the vote and asked the international community to recognise her as the winner of the election.
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On 15 August 2020, the prime ministers of the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania) called on Belarus to conduct new, "free and fair" elections supervised by international monitors.  The foreign ministers of four EU member states; Estonia , Finland , Latvia , and Poland jointly called for an EU video conference to discuss a united ...
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As of 2020, he is the only person to have served as President of Belarus. Constitutional status. Article 79 of the Constitution of Belarus gives the status of head of state to the president of the Republic of Belarus. He is also considered the guardian of the Constitution and the rights and freedoms of those who claim Belarusian citizenship or ...
The 2020–2021 Belarusian protests are a series of ongoing political demonstrations and protests against the Belarusian government and President Alexander Lukashenko. The largest anti-government protests in the history of Belarus, the demonstrations began in the lead-up to and during the 2020 presidential election, in which Lukashenko sought his sixth term in office.
4 June 2020 19 August 2020: 17 August 2020 Incumbent: 257 days: Independent: Alexander Lukashenko
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Jun 04, 2020 · President Alexander Lukashenko, who is seeking a sixth term in the August 9 election, said Wednesday June 3, 2020, that most ministers would retain their positions in the new government to be named before the vote. (Maxim Guchek/BelTA Pool Photo via AP, File)