Belarus strongman president faces strong election challenge

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The pond. There is an election test today. For a man sometimes called Europe's last dictator. Belarus holding a general election with authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, seeking to extend his 26 years in power, But he's facing an unusually strong challenge amid anger over his handling of the Corona virus outbreak. Lukashenko has dismissed Covad 19 as a psychosis on recommended vodka and soldiers as remedies ahead of the vote. France, Germany and Poland jointly calling for a free and fair election.

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