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World - War in Ukraine
10/12/2022 6:13:47 PM
Statements made this week by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko have reignited fears that his army could join Russian forces in Moscow's war against Ukraine, but the authoritarian leader appears reluctant to lend his troops to the effort, despite perceived pressure from Moscow.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/25/2022 8:16:09 PM
Russia will deliver missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads to Belarus in the coming months, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday as he received Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/26/2022 9:55:17 PM
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday he was forming a southern military command and sending battalion tactical groups to the area that borders Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/22/2022 9:40:03 PM
One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing President Alexander Lukashenko. Another was given the choice of either denouncing fellow opposition activists or being jailed. And one is certain his brother was killed by the country's security forces.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/22/2022 11:35:42 AM
One is a restaurateur who fled Belarus when he learned he was about to be arrested for criticizing President Alexander Lukashenko. Another was given the choice of either denouncing fellow opposition activists or being jailed. And one is certain his brother was killed by the country's security forces.

War in Ukraine - Economy
3/15/2022 5:48:46 PM
The United States on Tuesday reauthorized sanctions against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and targeted several senior Russian defense officials as it seeks to punish countries that supported Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/1/2022 7:37:37 PM
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting of the country’s Security Council on Tuesday that he had requested the Russian leadership to deliver additional S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to shield Minsk, Russian News Agency (TASS) reprted.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
2/27/2022 4:48:05 PM
Ukraine said Sunday it would hold talks with Russia at its border with Belarus -- near the Chernobyl exclusion zone -- after a call between President Volodymyr Zelensky and Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/22/2022 8:30:35 PM
Proposals for a new European security architecture should be on the table in any serious talks to solve the Ukraine crisis, writes Hussein Haridy

World - International
2/17/2022 2:20:02 PM
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday his country could host nuclear weapons if it faces any external threats, as tensions soar between his ally Russia and the West over Ukraine.

World - Region
2/8/2022 7:01:29 PM
Belarus' authoritarian president said Tuesday he has no intention of sending troops to Syria to serve alongside Russian forces in the country but held the door open for a potential deployment of military medics there.

World - International
1/17/2022 5:46:28 PM
Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko announced Monday that his army will conduct military exercises next month with Russian forces and criticised what he said was NATO's growing presence in Europe.

World - Region
1/16/2022 6:15:08 PM
Baghdad has repatriated almost 4,000 of its citizens stuck on the Belarus borders with European Union members Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.

World - International
12/1/2021 6:50:30 PM
Top European Union migration officials offered Wednesday to ease asylum rules for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in response to what the EU says is a "hybrid attack'' by Belarus to destabilize the bloc using migrants.

World - International
11/26/2021 3:41:18 PM
Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko on Friday promised food and warm clothing to migrants who opt to stay at the border between the ex-Soviet nation and Poland and won't return to their homeland.

World - International
11/22/2021 1:02:04 PM
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said Monday that the European Union was refusing to discuss the fate of 2,000 migrants wishing to go to Europe and stranded in Belarus.

World - International
11/16/2021 11:15:36 PM
Polish forces fired tear gas and water cannon on Tuesday at stone-throwing migrants trying to cross the Belarusian border, sparking accusations from Belarus that EU and NATO member Poland was trying to escalate the crisis.

World - Region
11/15/2021 10:31:00 PM
President Alexander Lukashenko spoke Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the migrant crisis on the Belarusian-Polish border and a request from Merkel to allow in humanitarian aid, Belarus state media said.

World - International
11/14/2021 6:17:40 PM
For most of his 27 years as Belarus' authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko's repressions and truculent statements frequently offended the West. This year, that belligerence is directly affecting Europe.

World - International
8/9/2021 8:15:15 PM
President Joe Biden on Monday said the United States is levying new sanctions against Belarus, marking the one-year anniversary of Alexander Lukashenko's election

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