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BELARUS: PRESIDENT WINS SWEEPING NEW POWERS IN REFERENDUM RESULTS
Presidential elections were held in Belarus on 9 September 2001. The election should have been held in 1999, but a revised constitution adopted in 1996 extended incumbent Alexander Lukashenko's term for another two years.