Alexander Lukashenko
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Belarus president warned of middle-east style uprising

Poland's Foreign Minister has warned the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, that he could be ousted by his own people if they choose to follow the example of protesters in Tunisia and Egypt.

Alexander Lukashenko won the election in his country in 2010 with an overwhelming majority, but in a manner that international observers said was seriously flawed.

Antony Weller reports.

  • 03 Feb 2011