Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, front centre, with his youngest son Nikolai, right, as they take the salute during a parade marking Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, July 3, 2011. In... more 
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, front centre, with his youngest son Nikolai, right, as they take the salute during a parade marking Independence Day in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, July 3, 2011. In November 1996 the holiday was set on July 3, the day when Minsk was liberated by Red Army from the Nazi invaders in 1944. (AP Photo/Nikolai Petrov, BelTA) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Nikolai Petrov, BelTA
Sun, Jul 3, 2011 8:11 AM EDT