Tag: Belarus

Amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis, Russian troops arrive in Belarus for military exercises

Amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis, Russian troops arrive in Belarus for military exercises

Russia's Defense Ministry on Saturday (January 23) released footage of Russian soldiers arriving in Belarus for upcoming military ...
Belarus and Poland block UN access to border in migrant crisis, but investigation shows “gloomy conditions”

Belarus and Poland block UN access to border in migrant crisis, but investigation shows “gloomy conditions”

The United Nations announced on Tuesday that its investigators had not been granted access to the Belarusian-Polish border, but that their investig ...
The Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko asks China for support.

The Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko asks China for support.

Under increasing pressure from Western sanctions, Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko has turned to his “iron friend” China for support. While ...
IAEA mission notes progress on nuclear safety in Belarus;  Suggests further action

IAEA mission notes progress on nuclear safety in Belarus; Suggests further action

An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) mission found that Belarus has significantly strengthened its nuclear safety regulatory fr ...
EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus

EU imposes new sanctions on Belarus

In coordination with the USA and Great Britain, the European Union imposed sanctions on the state-owned Belarusian airline Belavia ...
Keeping Big Brothers In Check: Why Lithuania Takes China Up

Keeping Big Brothers In Check: Why Lithuania Takes China Up

From the outside it doesn't look like much: an inconspicuous office building in the center of Vilnius, just a stone's throw from the Neris, which c ...

Iraqis deported from Belarus, limping and penniless, face a bleak future

It was cold in Belarus, bitterly cold, but at least there was hope, even if it was deceptive. Nazar Shamsaldin was one of thousan ...
Can only be a prelude to something much worse, says the Polish Prime Minister on the migrant dispute with Belarus

Can only be a prelude to something much worse, says the Polish Prime Minister on the migrant dispute with Belarus

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki visited the border areas amid tensions Belarus over the migrant crisis and at the same ti ...