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Belarus / Lukashenko Government #404416

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 1996
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(Studio: Bernard Shaw) Decision by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) declaring last month's referendum in Belarus, which gave broad powers to President Aleksandr Lukashenko, illegitimate reported.

(Moscow: Steve Harrigan) The political situation in Belarus in which the government controls the media by shutting down the opposition featured; scenes shown from the village of Zhmaki, where the peasants support Lukashenko's power. [NTV Television Alexander STUPNIKOV, independent radio journalist Irena KOUROPATKINA - comment on the repression in Belarus.]

Reporter(s):
Harrigan, Steve;
Shaw, Bernard
Duration:
00:02:50

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