Two decades on, there has not been another unrestricted election in Belarus.
After spending some time in Britain as a political refugee, he moved to Warsaw to be closer to Belarus.
Yung Lean was born Jonatan Leandoer Håstad in Belarus, before moving to Sweden at the age of 3.
Republic in eastern Europe, bordered to the northwest by Russia, Lithuania, and Latvia, to the northeast, east, and southeast by Russia, to the south by Ukraine, and to the west by Poland. Its capital and largest city is Minsk.
Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.
Note: Belarus is also known as White Russia or Belorussia.