Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is expected to sail to victory in Sunday’s presidential election, extending his grip on power in what some critics have described as "Europe’s last dictatorship".
REUTERS - Voting got under way on Sunday in the former Soviet republic of Belarus in an election certain to extend strongman Alexander Lukashenko's 16-year stay in power for five more years.
Profile of Lukashenko, 'Maverick' President
Students protest Lukashenko's authoritarian rule
Date created : 2010-12-19