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Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko is friends with the Karić family from Serbia (Photo: Prachatai)

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Lukashenko-linked firms active in EU member Cyprus

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko has family connections to at least two firms in Cyprus, as EU states prepare to go after his money.

The two Cypriot real-estate companies - Eastleigh Trading and Dana Holdings - both have links to the president's daughter-in-law, Lilya Lukashenko, the wife of his oldest son, Viktor.

And a closer look at them shines light on a labyrinth of financial ties between Nicosia and Minsk.

The Lukashenko name became freshly toxic after the pre...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko is friends with the Karić family from Serbia (Photo: Prachatai)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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