Riots Erupt Across Belarus as Lukashenko Declares Himself President

Credit: RFE/RL

One demonstrator is dead. Thousands are injured and 500+ detained.

Preliminary results from Belarus’ Central Election Commission (CEC) indicate that incumbent Aleksandr Lukashenko won re-election for his sixth-consecutive term with more than 80% of the vote — declaring himself victor after allegations from the opposition of early vote rigging