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Observers: Belarus vote 'flawed'  The opposition has been shut out of parliament in elections that an international observation organization says were significantly flawed US rejects Belarus poll results  The US and EU have condemned elections which international monitors say were severely flawed OSCE: vote not free, fair
Lukashenko on course for re-election in Belarus  President Alexander Lukashenko is reported to be on course for a landslide victory in the presidential election with nearly 83% of the vote   Crowds storm Minsk government HQ

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  President Alexander Lukashenko, once called 'the last dictator in Europe' by a U.S. official, easily won re-election in voting

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  Observers said that presidential election did not meet standards for a free and fair vote

  President has been declared the overwhelming winner of the presidential election
 Initial results giving Alexander Lukashenko 82.6% of the vote. Alexander Milinkevich: 6.0% Sergei Gaidukevich: 3.5% Alexander Kozulin: 2.3% Turnout: 92.6% The opposition candidate Milinkevich called for a re-run, as thousands filled a square in Minsk Preliminary official results show Alexander Lukashenko, seeking a 3rd term, won re-election with 82.6%. The main opposition candidate Milinkevich called for a re-run, as thousands of protesters filled Minsk square The opposition is urging their supporters to take to the streets
Opposition seeks new poll  The main opposition candidate Milinkevich, has called for a re-run of the presidential election President Lukashenko seen ahead  The president says his rivals are Western-funded troublemakers Mar.18 Poll mistrust clouds vote  Voting is under way in presidential elections, amid allegations by the opposition that the ballot has been rigged Belarus faces election protests  The opposition has called for a mass rally after polls close in presidential election, to protest at ballot-rigging

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Oct.18   Observers deplore vote
  OSCE: The weekend elections and referendum 'fell significantly short' of international standards Oct.17 Lukashenko wins new term vote
  Central Elections Commission: Belarusians have overwhelming voted to end presidential term limits
  Allegations mar polling  People are voting on whether the president should be allowed to stand for a 3rd term

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Sep.11 Lukashenko defiant after election  President accused Western governments of mistaken judgment Sep.10 Protests at unfair poll  Hundreds protest at the landslide victory of Alexander Lukashenko claiming state media manipulation and vote rigging Sep.9 Lukashenko victory disputed
  Alexander Lukashenko declared victory in presidential election by 78% of the vote. Opposition called for a second round
High turnout in poll  Main challenger Vladimir Goncharik complained of harassment by the president's supporters

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