Agrarian Party

Published 14th August, 2012

The Agrarian Party of Belarus or APB started life in 1992 as the United Democratic Agrarian Party of Belarus and then changed its name to the Agrarian Party in 1994. Essentially a left wing agrarian party looking after the interests of rural workers it opposes the restoration of individual peasant ownership of land.

In the 1995 general election the APB took 33 of the 260 seats in the Supreme Council. In 2000 that dropped to five seats in the newly formed 110 seat House of Representatives and then down to three seats in 2004 and just one seat in 2008.

The party supports the current president Alexander Lukashenko.

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