A composite image showing US President Donald Trump and Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus.
President Donald Trump’s repeated refusal to affirm his commitment to a peaceful transfer of power is far outside the norms of US politics.
It is not unusual in Eastern Europe — especially Belarus, where the president is clinging on after a rigged election.
The US is still a very different place to Belarus, but the similarities are growing more noticeable and troubling.
This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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