Photo Gallery: Lukashenko Gets New Rubber-Stamp Parliament
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Photo Gallery: Lukashenko Gets New Rubber-Stamp Parliament

Fading Opposition Parliamentary Vote Leaves Belarus Despot Stronger

Before the ballots had even been counted, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko presented himself as the winner of Sunday's parliamentary election. The man dubbed "Europe's last dictator" is benefiting from the deep divisions among his opponents, and has even enjoyed increasing public support.