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The Belarusian Patriotic Party (Belarusian: Беларуская патрыятычная партыя, romanized: Biełaruskaja patryjatyčnaja partyja, BPP) is a political party in Belarus loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko. Nikolai Ulakhovich is party chairman.
The party was established in 1994, and was initially named the Belarusian Patriotic Movement. It won one seat in the second round of voting in the 1995 parliamentary elections. It changed its name to the Belarusian Patriotic Party in 1996.
The party nominated Nikolai Ulakhovich as its candidate for the 2015 presidential elections. Ulakhovich finished fourth in a field of four candidates with 1.7% of the vote.
- Nordsieck, Wolfram (2016). "Belarus". Parties and Elections in Europe. Retrieved 2018-04-10.
- Vitali Silitski & Jan Zaprudnik (2010) The A to Z of Belarus, Scarecrow Press, p237
- Dieter Nohlen & Philip Stöver (2010) Elections in Europe: A data handbook, Nomos, p258 ISBN 9783832956097
- Elections in 1995 IPU
- Nohlen, D & Stöver, p254
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