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A woman casts her ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Minsk, Belarus, on August 9th. Photograph: AP

Poll workers in Belarus have made claims over vote-rigging in the August 9th election that kept the country’s authoritarian president Alexander Lukash(...)

People argue with police during a rally after the Belarusian presidential election in Minsk on Sunday. Police and protesters clashed in Belarus’s capital and the major city of Brest on Sunday after the presidential election in which the authoritarian leader who has ruled for a quarter-century sought a sixth term in office. Photograph: AP

Alexander Lukashenko was until recently dubbed “Europe’s last dictator”, but prior even to his weekend “landslide re-election” to a sixth term as pres(...)