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Belarus Begins Trial in Absentia of Protest Leader Tikhanovskaya
The trial in absentia of Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya began in Minsk on Tuesday as strongman president Alexander Lukashenko cracks...
Russia, Belarus Kick Off Joint Air Force Drills
Russia and Belarus launched joint air force exercises Monday, using every military airfield in the country that served as a launchpad for Moscow&rsquo...
Independent News Outlet Staff Go on Trial in Belarus
Five employees of what used to be authoritarian Belarus's largest independent news outlet went on trial Monday in Minsk, facing several charges including...
Trial of Belarusian Nobel Prize Winner Ales Bialiatski Opens in Minsk
Jailed Belarusian Nobel Peace Prize winner Ales Bialiatski went on trial in Minsk on Thursday in what supporters see as a bid to clamp down on Belarus's...
Belarus Shoots Down Missile Launched From Ukraine
Updates with Belarus saying it shot down the missile Russian ally Belarus said on Thursday that its air defense shot down a missile launched from Ukrainian...
Critics Slam 16-Year Term for Belarus 'Railway Partisan'
Belarus' opposition criticized Friday a lengthy prison sentence handed to a man accused of sabotaging railway equipment in the ex-Soviet country that Russia...
Putin Insists No Plan to Absorb Belarus on Visit in Ukraine Shadow
President Vladimir Putin denied plans to absorb Belarus as he paid a rare visit Monday to the country whose strongman assisted his invasion of neighboring...
Russian Troops to Hold Drills in Ukraine's Neighbor Belarus
Russian troops will conduct military exercises in Belarus, which neighbors Ukraine, the Interfax news agency said on Monday, citing the Defense Ministry...
Belarus Announces Snap Combat Readiness Drills
The Belarusian military announced snap combat readiness drills on Tuesday, with orders to move troops to designated areas and set up bridge crossings...
Putin Looks to Shore Up Russia’s Regional Influence on Kyrgyzstan Visit
Russian President Vladimir Putin will attempt to shore up Russia’s regional authority on a visit Friday to the Central Asian state of Kyrgyzstan...
Belarus Opposition Leader Back in Jail After Treatment – Allies
Jailed Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who was admitted to intensive care last week, has been returned to jail and is being monitored by...
Will the Death of a Chief Diplomat Change Anything in Belarus?
Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, whose death from an apparent heart attack was reported last weekend, was the country’s most prominent...
Allies Say Jailed Belarus Opposition Leader 'Getting Better'
Jailed Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova, who led historic anti-government demonstrations in the ex-Soviet country and was recently hospitalized...
Jailed Belarus Opposition Leader Kolesnikova Hospitalized in Intensive Care, Allies Say
Jailed Belarusian opposition activist Maria Kolesnikova, who helped lead historic pro-democracy protests in her country in 2020, is in intensive care in...
Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei Dies Suddenly
The foreign minister of Belarus, who earlier this year dismissed international concerns over a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine being launched from...
Belarus Autocrat on McDonald's Departure: 'Thank God'
Belarus's autocratic president, Alexander Lukashenko, on Friday ridiculed McDonald's after the announcement it would be replaced by a Russian franchise...
First Russian Soldiers Arrive in Belarus For Joint Force
The first Russian soldiers to take part in a new joint force with Belarusian troops have arrived in Belarus, Minsk's defense ministry said on Saturday...
Explainer: Is the Belarus-Russia ‘Joint Military Group’ a Threat to Ukraine?
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko claimed Monday that Ukraine was readying an attack on Belarus and announced the formation of a “joint military...
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Belarus Says Forming Joint Military Group with Russia
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Minsk and Moscow have agreed to deploy a joint regional group of military forces in response to alleged...
Belarus Leader Bans Price Rises to Tackle Inflation
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on Thursday banned price increases with immediate effect to curb galloping inflation in the former Soviet country...
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