Belarus’ Lukashenko dismisses top ministers, names new PM

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko delivers a speech during the Minsk Dialogue Forum "Eastern Europe: In Search of Security for All" in Minsk, Belarus May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko/Files

MINSK (Reuters) – Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed the country’s prime minister and other top ministers, the presidential press service said on Saturday, in the biggest government reshuffle since 2014. The shake-up comes days after Lukashenko, who has run Belarus along Soviet-style command lines since 1994, criticised government leaders for their ineffectiveness. Lukashenko named […]

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