Lukashenko’s Absence at Key Event Fuels Health Speculation

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, who has not been seen in public since 8 May, did not appear at a ceremony in the capital of Minsk on Sunday, triggering speculation the longtime leader is seriously ill.

Concerns grew further when Lukashenko departed from Russia shortly after attending the Victory Day parade in Moscow Speculation surrounding the health of Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has surged following his absence from the country’s significant national celebration. The event, known as National Flag, Emblem, and Anthem Day, typically includes a speech from Lukashenko. However, on … Read more