Daily Memo: Grandstanding in Belarus, Making Deals in the Himalayas

Lukashenko gave Russia credit for its support of his government on the opening day of a "People's Assembly."

Lukashenko takes the stage. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday opened a two-day “People’s Assembly,” where he will discuss the country’s development plans for the next five years – including the possibility of constitutional reform. The opposition, however, says the event is actually aimed at shoring up support for Lukashenko after last August’s contested presidential […]

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