Belarusian President awards medals to 300 riot police in bid to maintain loyalty

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko awarded 300 members of his riot police force and KGB for “impeccable service” in bid to maintain loyalty as he faces his toughest challenge in his 26 years of rule. He recognised many senior and low ranking officials who were part of last week’s crackdown against protesters. Over 7,000 demonstrators were […]