Last Dictatorship in Europe: Belarus Under Lukashenko

Last Dictatorship in Europe: Belarus Under Lukashenko

by Brian Bennett


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199327591
Publisher: An Oxford University Press Publication
Publication date: 11/29/2011
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Brian Bennett was born in Portsmouth in 1948. After Sheffield University, where he read Russian, he joined the Diplomatic Service and served in Central, Northern, Western and Eastern Europe, the Caribbean and North Africa. His last posting was as Ambassador to Belarus 2003-2007. He is married with three children.

Table of Contents

1. Belarus on the eve of independence
2. Independence and a presidential election
3. The 1995 referendum
4. The 1996 referendum
5. Consolidating presidential power
6. The situation in 2003
7. Consolidating personal power, the 2004 referendum
8. From referendum to election
9. The 2006 election campaign
10. Dictatorship achieved 2006
11. Lukashenko the man
12. Belarus after Lukashenko

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