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Boris Yeltsin Negatively Treats Lukashenka’s Attempt to Change Constitution

2004 2004-09-10T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

On 9 September, during the second regional meeting of NGOS of Central Asia and Europe “Civil Bridges” that was held in Issyk-Kul the head of Human Rights Center “Viasna” Ales Bialiatski and its lawyer Valiantsin Stefanovich had a short meeting with the former president of Russia Boris Yeltsin. Being asked about his attitude to the referendum that was declared by Lukashenka and the possibility for him to take part in presidential election for the third time, Yeltsin answered: “It’s negative. It’s unworthy for a real politician to change the Constitution in his favor”.

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