Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, Europe’s longest-ruling president, assumed office for a fourth term last week. Lukashenko’s re-election has been disputed and beset by violence. The U.S. and European Union snubbed Lukashenko’s gala inaugural ceremony on Jan. 21 in Minsk, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.