Election officials said Monday that Lukashenko won a sixth term in office with 80% of the vote, while opposition challenger Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya got 10%.
Belarus saw massive protests against this dude. Massive. He's authoritarian, has wrecked the economy, and people are supremely pissed at the way he's dealt with the COVID crisis. And despite all of this, if he manages to get 80% of the vote, it should tell you just how free and fair the elections were.
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