Belarus shuts western borders as Lukashenko warns of ‘war’

Belarus will close its borders with Poland and Lithuania and step up security measures at the Ukrainian frontier, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday. His announcement came with a warning that the countries could descend into the war. He continues to blame Western influence for a sustained protest movement that broke out after his disputed […]

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Lukashenko requested from Putin for new weapons

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to provide new weapons. Lukashenka also said that Russia will continue to support Belarus. “I also asked the Russian president about certain types of weapons. Recent events show that we need to be bolder in protecting the interests of both Belarusians and Russians. It so […]

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Russian paratroopers who fought against Ukraine arrived for “joint exercises” in Belarus

Russian paratroopers who have been earlier deployed in Ukraine’s Donbas warzone to fight against Ukrainian troops, now arrived in Belarus for the Slavic Brotherhood 2020 joint military exercises. It’s the troops with the 76th Airborne Assault Division of Russia’s Western Military District (military unit No. 07264, based in Pskov), Ukraine’s OSINT community InformNapalm reports. “Against […]

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Meeting of the last dictators of Europe

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has arrived in the Russian resort town of Sochi to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the first face-to-face talks between the two leaders since a wave of demonstrations demanding Lukashenka’s resignation erupted following his disputed reelection last month. The meeting follows the fifth consecutive weekend of large protests in […]

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Armored vehicles with military personnel entered the center of Minsk

On Sunday, September 13, the military and armored vehicles entered into the center of Minsk. All over the country, protests against the current government headed by Alexander Lukashenko continue. The police on October Square were reinforced by the military. They are armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles, wearing helmets and bulletproof vests. Some of them are […]

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Russian propaganda in Belarus

In the light of recent reports of Russian propaganda pundits taking over control of the Belarusian state TV with long-time ruler Alexander Lukashenko’s personal blessing, the latest disinformation trick has been exposed, becoming an embarrassment for its masterminds. A pro-government Belarus 1 TV channel took a street interview with a man posing as a local […]

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BALTIC STATES HIT LUKASHENKO, OTHER BELARUS OFFICIALS WITH SANCTIONS

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia imposed travel bans on President Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other Belarusian officials on Monday, jumping into action to impose sanctions before the rest of the EU. The three Baltic states have led calls for the West to take firmer action against Lukashenko, who is accused by opponents and the West of […]

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Dozens Of Demonstrators, Journalists Detained In Minsk As Opposition Protests Continue

Journalists from TUT.BY, BelaPAN, Belsat, TASS, the Associated Press, and other media. A total of 17 journalists were detained in the central Freedom Square on the evening of August 27, according to the human rights center Vyasna, as they prepared to cover a demonstration calling for President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s resignation and demanding new elections be carried […]

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Russia sending to Belarus militants from occupied Donbas

In the Russian-occupied Donbas, local draft offices and the “Prizrak”[Ghost] Brigade are recruiting “volunteers” to be sent to Belarus, a rights watchdog reports. Male recruits aged 18 to 55 are offered 30,000 rubles or $400 plus daily expenses during the deployment, according to the Eastern Human Rights Group. At least three buses carrying recruits have […]

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