Aliaksei Yanukevich elected new leader of Popular Front party

Aliaksei Yanukevich, 33 was today elected a new chairman of the Party of the Belarusian Popular Front. At a congress in Minsk, 174 delegated voted for his candidature while 144 delegates voted for the former chairman Liavon Barshcheuski. Aliaksei Yanukevich is an economist. He graduated from the Belarusian State University of Economics in 1997, majoring in foreign economic relations management. He has been a member of the party for 13 years. He was a deputy chairman of the party since 2003.

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