'We have to do it': Lukashenka closed the border of Belarus with the West

The Belarusian authorities are closing the borders with Poland and Lithuania and strengthening the borders with Ukraine, said the current president of the country, Alexander Lukashenko. Polish border guards say that the border is working as usual, the BBC writes. “We are forced to withdraw troops from the streets, as I said, ...

'I sat out, but I won't just leave': Lukashenko spoke about the situation in Belarus, Putin and Poroshenko

The President of Belarus in an interview with Russian state TV channels said that if his power falls, problems could begin in Russia itself. The main topic of conversation was the situation in Belarus, opposition protests against election fraud and repression against opponents of the president, writes ...

Former head of the European Council: Lukashenko wanted to create and lead the union of Ukraine and Belarus

In 2014, Alexander Lukashenko voiced the idea of ​​creating a union of Ukraine and Belarus and wanted to become the president of the two countries, BBC writes. Former President of the European Council Donald Tusk told about this in an interview with the Polish edition Onet. Discussing the latest events in Belarus, ...

'Forget about the great empire': Belarusians in the United States urged Putin to abandon support for Lukashenka

At a rally outside the Russian Embassy in Washington, activists asked Vladimir Putin to forget about the "great Russian empire." According to the Belarusian opposition, Putin's support for Lukashenko's regime will spoil relations between Russians and Belarusians, says Voice of America. Protests Belarusians living in the USA held a protest ...

Putin accused Ukraine and the United States of sending Russians to Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the detention of Russians in Belarus is nothing more than a planned special operation by the Ukrainian and American special services. He expressed this opinion in an interview with the channel "Russia 24". Writes about this Meduza. “It's obvious now. This is a special services action. People…

Chain of unity in support of Belarus formed in Washington

A column of people lined up from the Lithuanian embassy to the Belarusian embassy in Washington DC - a chain of unity. Americans, Belarusians, Ukrainians, Georgians and people of other nationalities came here to express their solidarity with the demonstrators in Belarus. This is stated in ...

Order, adrenaline, psychotropic drugs: why the Belarusian OMON is behaving so cruelly

The world was covered by footage and stories of demonstrators in Belarus about harsh detentions and bullying in isolation wards. 16-year-old Timur from Minsk, according to relatives, the doctors had to put into a coma to cope with the injuries received from the riot police. They buried in Gomel at the weekend ...

For the first time in history: Ukraine recalls ambassador from Belarus

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry decided to summon the Ambassador to Belarus Igor Kizim for consultations - after Alexander Lukashenko has repeatedly accused Ukraine of various unfriendly steps in recent days, BBC writes. This is the first time in the history of relations between countries. Why the Minister is being recalled ...

Mass action in support of protesters in Belarus was held in New York: photo report

On Saturday, August 15, about 2000 people gathered near the UN headquarters in New York in protest against the events in Belarus. Let us remind you that on August 9, presidential elections were held in Belarus, which turned out to be rigged. After the government announced the preliminary results, ...

Hundreds of thousands marched on 'Freedom March' in Belarus: Lukashenko 'knelt'

On Sunday, August 16, Minsk hosted the largest political protest in the history of Belarus - hundreds of thousands of people came out under white-red-white flags. Writes about this BBC. The action was peaceful, the security forces, who were in the center of the city with water cannons, did not pass the columns ...

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