Photo Gallery: A Belarusian Despot
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Photo Gallery: A Belarusian Despot

'They Accept Us as We Are' Lukashenko Looks East for New Friends

Western guests were conspicuously absent at Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's inauguration on Friday after the US and European Union boycotted the ceremony. The man described as Europe's last dictator has also accused Germany and Poland of plotting his downfall. Belarus is now looking to Russia and China for support.