Inside Belarus: Lukashenko says he will step down when opposition protests end

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  • Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Inside Belarus: Lukashenko says he will step down when opposition protests end” – below is their description.

    The man dubbed Europe’s last dictator, Alexander Lukashenko, has told a giant gathering of his supporters in the Belarus capital Minsk that he will step down from power, but only once the opposition protests have ended and the country is stable.

    Last year, as tens of thousands took to the streets week after week, his regime looked in trouble.

    But now Mr Lukashekno’s power base appears secure.

    In the latest of a series of reports from Belarus, our team finds out why.

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    Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus and formerly known as Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk.

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