Lukashenko announces himself winner of presidential election
Comment from OSCE + Lukashenko
Preview of presidential elections
Belarus President Lukashenko: 'You can choke on those sanctions in the UK'
Belarus opposition urges EU not to recognize election ahead of summit
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.