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‘We Are the Lucky Few’: Migrants Describe Brutal Journey From Belarus to Europe
The Moscow Times followed a group of six Syrian men from Minsk to The Netherlands. They told a story of violence, swamps and hunger.
Lukashenko Says Crimea is Russian, Will Visit Peninsula With Putin
The Belarus strongman had previously been non-committal over his position regarding the status of Crimea.
'you were invited to europe'
Belarus Leader Tells Migrants They Have 'Right' to Go to EU
Lukashenko visited a center near the Polish border hosting hundreds of migrants who came to Belarus in the hopes of reaching Europe.
Poland Says 230 Migrants Crossed Belarus Border by Force
Polish border guards said the migrants "threw rocks and sticks" as Belarusian forces used lasers and strobe lighting to try and blind Polish officers.
The Dangerous Instability of Europe’s Borderlands
A volatile mix of revanchism, insecurity, irrationality and military force is fueling tension and turbulence in the EU’s east.
lack of contact
Belarus Leader Says EU Refusing to Discuss Migrants
Lukashenko said Germany's Angela Merkel promised him that Brussels would discuss the fate of the 2,000 migrants stranded in Belarus.
Poland Says Belarus Has Changed Tactics on Migrant Crisis
The West accuses Belarus of artificially creating the crisis with promises of an easy crossing into the EU.
Belarus Border Camp Cleared as Iraqis Fly Home From Migrant Stand-Off
Around 2,000 migrants had been stuck in freezing temperatures at a camp in the woods, hoping to pass into EU member Poland.
Poland Detains 100 Migrants, G7 Urges Belarus to End Crisis
The Polish defense ministry accused Belarusian special forces of leading the migrants across the border.
Kremlin Says Europe Should Not Blame Russia for ‘All Problems'
Russia's tensions with the West continue to simmer over Ukraine and the migrant crisis on the Belarus-Poland border.
EU Border Migrant Crisis Complicates Russia-Belarus Alliance
An already carefully balanced and contradictory relationship is now even more complex.
Belarus Reduces Poland’s Oil Supplies for Unscheduled Maintenance
Belarusian President Lukashenko previously threatened to cut off natural gas to Europe in response to any new sanctions.
Kremlin Hails EU-Belarus Contact Over Migrant Crisis
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko's phone call with Germany's Angela Merkel was his first with a Western leader since last year.
Russia Criticizes Polish Use of Tear Gas on Migrants
Polish forces fired tear gas at stone-throwing migrants trying to cross the border from Belarus on Tuesday.
All Roads Lead to Belarus on Iraq 'Package Deals'
"Now everything is going through Russia," a staff member of one travel agency said after flights from the Middle East to Minsk were halted.
Macron, Putin Agree on 'De-Escalation' of Belarus/Poland Crisis – France
Tensions have soared as coordinated efforts by migrants to cross from Belarus into EU member Poland were thwarted.
'work is underway'
Belarus Says Working to Return Migrants as EU Readies Sanctions
Lukashenko also suggested that Belarus could ferry the migrants to Germany if Poland does not provide a "humanitarian corridor."
who's to blame
Poland Charges Russians, Ukrainian with Human Trafficking Amid Migrant Crisis
The individuals are accused of illegally transporting people from “the Middle East to Germany, including through Poland.”
Poland Warns of Possible Border Breakthrough as EU Prepares to Sanction Belarus
Thousands of migrants from the Middle East are camped out on the EU-Belarus border.
Putin Says Russia Has 'Nothing to Do' with Belarus-Poland Border Crisis
Poland and other Western critics have accused Moscow of working with Minsk to send thousands of migrants to the EU border.
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