Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said on Monday that his country remained committed to closer integration with Russia, a day after Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko threatened to pull out of an integration deal with Moscow.
The parliamentary election in Belarus at the weekend did not comply with democratic standards and was marred by curbs on fundamental freedoms and concerns over procedural integrity, international observers said on Monday.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko maintained his hold on power after results published early on Monday showed not a single opposition candidate had won a seat in parliamentary elections over the weekend.
Parliamentary elections being held in Belarus on Sunday will be closely watched by the West to see how much leeway President Alexander Lukashenko will allow opposition candidates while keeping his grip on power.
Paul Reiser chalks up his role as Martin Schneider on Season 2 of “The Kominsky Method” to an online exchange with series creator Chuck Lorre. “It happened for a crazy reason [and] show business doesn’t usually work this way,” says Reiser, 63. “I know Chuck from years ago and just e-mailed him and told him...
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