Belarus’ incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko wins landslide victory in the presidential elections, exit poll shows.
An exit poll conducted at the request of Mir TV shows Lukashenko is winning with 79.7% of the vote.
Main opposition challenger Svetlana Tikhanovskaya comes second with 6.8%, according to the poll.
Results are expected to be announced on Monday for the first round of the election. A candidate must receive more than 50 per cent of the vote to win outright in the first round.
Alexander Lukashenko has led the country for the last 26 years.