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Belarus's presidential election will be held on Oct. 11, in which Alexander Lukashenko, will be running for his fifth consecutive term.

A self-proclaimed authoritarian president, Lukashenko has been President of Belarus since 1994 and overseen GDP growth every year until 2015.

Despite criticism over human rights violations and a struggling economy, Lukashenko is expected to retain his position.

The Moscow Times have put together a compilation of Lukashenko's greatest public appearances from 2015.

Thumbnail photo by: Denis Abramov / Vedomosti