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White-Russian opposition party wins for the first time in twenty years parlementszetel

White-Russian opposition party wins for the first time in twenty years parlementszetel

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For the first time in twenty years is at least one White-Russian candidate of an opposition party, on Sunday chose to take a seat in the parliament.

The belarus electoral commission released the news Sunday night to the outside.

Belarus is known as one of the last dictatorships in Europe. Leader Alexander Lukashenko since 1994 to the power in the country and is tegengeluiden hardly.

It is also not in line with expectations that the result will be the political landscape in the former soviet republic dramatically changes. It indicates, however, that the authorities concessions want to do after the call of Western leaders to make democratic changes in the country.

With the publication of the results of three of the seven constituencies in the republic of belarus said the head of the electoral commission that Anna Konopatskaya of the United Burgerpartij a place it has won in the parliament with 110 members.

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