Crimes of Lukashenko

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Crimes of Lukashenko

Valery Tsepkalo

One of the heads of the election headquarters of Alexander Lukashenko at the presidential elections of 1994, then First Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus.

On May 8, 2020 he announced his candidacy for the presidential elections in Belarus.
On July 14, 2020 he was denied registration as a candidate on the grounds that only 75 thousand of the 160 thousand signature sheets submitted for the Cepkalo were considered valid.

Later Valery Tsepkalo was accused of taking a bribe; he was put on the wanted list in Belarus and Russia.
Then he was forced to stay temporarily in Ukraine.