President Alexander Lukashenko says that the country will hold a referendum that would change their constitution before January 18, 2022.
Belarus approves the adoption of the changes to the Constitution of Belarus according to President Alexander Lukashenko's proposal, with just over 65% support, according to Belarusian electoral officials.
U.S. Ambassador to Belarus Julie D. Fisher visits Belarus opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya on the eve of a meeting between Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Belarus is disqualified from the Eurovision Song Contest after their entry Galasy ZMesta's song "Ya nauchu tebya (I'll Teach You)" was deemed inappropriate by the European Broadcasting Union due to its "political subtext". Galasy ZMesta has been known for mocking the protests against President Alexander Lukashenko.
Tut.By journalist Katsiaryna Barysevich is sentenced to a half-year in prison for reporting personal data on the death of Raman Bandarenka during protests against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko expresses his support for Russian President Vladimir Putin as both men face protests. He also criticized the protests in his own country as a "rebellion" during the All Belarusian People's Assembly.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says that the country will draft a new constitution by the end of the year. It remains unclear whether the new constitution will result in Lukashenko leaving office.
Citizens of Belarus head to the polls to elect the country's president. Long-ruling Alexander Lukashenko is challenged by Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya after her husband and pro-democracy activist Siarhei Tsikhanouski was jailed and banned from the vote like other prominent opposition figures. Protesters and journalists were also detained in the weeks leading to the election.