[JURIST] Belarus held elections for members of parliament Sunday, despite a boycott by opposition parties. Many of the largest opposition parties agreed to not vote in the elections and pull their candidates, believing the results are predetermined. Despite the boycott, voter turnout was reported as at least over 50 percent [RFE report], which will allow the election results to stand. The Central Election Commission (CEC) [official website, in Russian] reported 66 percent voter turnout at one point, but international poll...

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