Alexander Lukashenko Quotes

Aleksandr Grigoryevich Lukashenko (Belarusian: ?????????? ?????????? ??????????, Aliaksandr Ryhoravi? Lukašenka, Russian: ?????????? ???????????? ??????????; born 30 August 1954) is the President of Belarus, in office since 20 July 1994. Before his career as a politician, Lukashenko worked as director of a state-owned agricultural farm and spent time with the Soviet Border Troops and the Soviet Army. He was the only deputy to vote against the independence of Belarus from the Soviet Union

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Alexander Lukashenko


I look at Obama, a young man, a good-looking person. That is my first impression, I feel sorry for him. He looks 100 percent like Lukashenko, when I came to power after the breakup of the Soviet Union

Alexander Lukashenko


We have rigged the latest election. 93.5 per cent have voted for Lukashenko. But they say it is not a European outcome. We have made it 86 per cent.

Alexander Lukashenko


Whoever was shouting about dictatorship there...when I heard that, I thought: it's better to be a dictator than gay

Alexander Lukashenko


The genius writer was correct. In obtaining freedom, man suddenly understands that he has shouldered a heavy burden, because freedom involves responsibility. A person must make decisions himself and himself answer for them.

Alexander Lukashenko


“We have to overcome with patience what separates us and treasure what brings us closer and unites us,”

Alexander Lukashenko


“It is not a choice between president and parliament. It is a choice between chaos and anarchy on one side, and discipline, order and a change for the better on the other,”

Alexander Lukashenko


“State regulation, state regulation”

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“You should not be misled about the so-called single opposition candidate. There are so many of them now that you will lack the fingers to count them,”

Alexander Lukashenko


“You know what pressure is put on Belarus, ranging from open blackmail to attempted interference in our internal affairs from the West, and from small provocations to threat of extremist rallies from the opposition.”

Alexander Lukashenko


“Who can guarantee that he [Alexander Milinkevich, a Belarussian opposition presidential candidate] is the most promising candidate capable of competing with the incumbent president?”

Alexander Lukashenko


“A bloody slaughter in Iraq is continuing to this day,”

Alexander Lukashenko


“last dictatorship in Europe.”

Alexander Lukashenko


“Trade between Belarus and Iran is much lower than it could be. It is absolutely inadmissible to leave it at the current level.”

Alexander Lukashenko


It's better to be a dictator than gay.

Alexander Lukashenko


I don't really understand what a dictator is, but on the other hand I sometimes, in a nice way, envy myself," he said. "I am the last and only dictator in Europe and indeed there are none anywhere else in the world.

Alexander Lukashenko