Posts Tagged ‘Belarus’

Australian Open Bans Flags From Russia, Belarus After Fans Bring Them Courtside

A Russian flag was on show during Ukraine’s Kateryna Baindl’s victory over Russia’s Kamilla Rakhimova. Another was offered to Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to sign. Source

Russia Warns That Belarus Could Enter Conflict in Ukraine

A Russian foreign ministry official said on Friday that Belarus may enter the conflict in Ukraine if Kyiv decides to “invade” either country. Russia used Belarus as a springboard to invade Ukraine in February 2022, and since October has deployed troops in Belarus for joint military drills. Both countries have since agreed to intensify their […]

Belarus is an active participant in Russia’s war in Ukraine says think tank

The Institute for the Study of War says Russian officials maintain Belarusian ground forces might join Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In its latest report, the think tank has focused on Belarus’ support for the Russian invasion and Moscow’s pressure on Minsk to become more involved in its war effort.  But the think tank says Belarus is […]

Belarus envoy, Iran’s culture minister meet

TEHRAN – Belarussian Ambassador Dmitry Koltsov has met Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili, in his office in Tehran to discuss the expansion of cultural ties. “Belarus is a regional friend of Iran and the government seeks to expand relations in different areas, in addition, there are numerous cultural fields in which […]

Belarus envoy, Iran’s culture minister meet

TEHRAN – Belarussian Ambassador Dmitry Koltsov has met Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili, in his office in Tehran to discuss the expansion of cultural ties. “Belarus is a regional friend of Iran and the government seeks to expand relations in different areas, in addition, there are numerous cultural fields in which […]

Belarus envoy, Iran’s culture minister meet

TEHRAN – Belarussian Ambassador Dmitry Koltsov has met Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Mohammad-Mehdi Esmaeili, in his office in Tehran to discuss the expansion of cultural ties. “Belarus is a regional friend of Iran and the government seeks to expand relations in different areas, in addition, there are numerous cultural fields in which […]

Belarus Aircraft Now Can Carry NUKES

Belarus President Lukashenko says his military aircraft can now carry nukes  26.08.2022 19:48 WORLD Sukhoi Su-24 aircraft of Belarus can now carry nuclear warheads, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said during a visit to the Minsk Mechanical Plant, BelTA news agency reports. According to Lukashenko, “they” (the President of Belarus did not specify who he was talking […]

Iran, Belarus hold 15th Joint Economic Committee meeting

TEHRAN – The 15th Iran-Belarus Joint Economic Committee meeting was held on Thursday in Minsk, the Iranian Industry Ministry portal Shata reported. Source

FROM TUT:Belarus President Lukashenko– ‘West planning to attack Russia’

Belarus President Lukashenko– ‘West planning to attack Russia’ July 19, 2022tuteditor ed note–despite the fact that the initial frenzy and fever that erupted in the immediate aftermath of Russia’s ‘special military operations’ in Ukraine have since cooled does not mean that the spectre of war–that same ‘Armageddon’ which the followers of Judah-ism and their infernal […]

Belarus Claims Alleged Russian War Crimes Were Staged by Britain

Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko accused Britain of staging a “psychological operation” in Bucha to fake the alleged attrocities.

Belarus accuses Poland of attacking border with slingshot and ‘metal balls’

Belarus’ border guard has accused Polish forces of attacking them using a slingshot and “metal balls”. Polish border authorities allegedly committed “illegal actions” at a checkpoint near the city of Brest, the authority said. “On the night of April 10-11, Polish soldiers fired on the Belarusian road checkpoint Peschatka,” a statement read. “The security also […]

Belarus Grants Refugee Status to Jan 6 Capitol Stormer

Belarus has officially granted refugee status to Evan Newman, an American citizen who was facing potentially decades in prison for taking part in a rowdy protest at the Capitol on Jan 6. Source

Belarus President Lukashenko: This Is Not a Drill, World War III Is About To Begin

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has warned that World War III is about to begin as he prepares his troops to assist with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Lukashenko warned that the crisis in Ukraine could spark a global war, writing in a statement: “Russia is being pushed towards a third world war. We should be very reserved and steer clear […]

Russia-Ukraine Talks Begin In Belarus Amid Growing International Pressure

Above Photo: Russia-Ukraine talks underway in Belarus. In an assault on free speech and freedom of the press, the European Union announced a ban on Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik news channels on Sunday after accusing them of spreading “toxic and harmful disinformation in Europe”. In a major development crucial for peace in the ongoing […]

Police uncover 455 social media accounts encouraging Belarus-to-EU migration

Hundreds of social media accounts have been flagged for encouraging illegal immigration into the EU from Belarus, Europol announced on Monday. The bloc’ law enforcement agency said a total of 455 social media accounts were targeted by the large-scale referral action which involved authorities from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Poland and Germany. The social media accounts […]

Belarus imposes retaliatory sanctions on EU and UK airlines

Belarus says it will impose retaliatory restrictions on airlines from the European Union and the United Kingdom. Minsk announced that it would also introduce a ban on imports of certain goods from countries that have placed sanctions on the country. The move comes after the EU, UK, United States, and Canada slapped simultaneous sanctions on […]

Ukraine sends 8,500 troops to its Belarus border over migrants fear

Ukraine has deployed 8,500 extra troops to its border with Belarus amid fears Minsk may send migrants to its southern neighbour. It comes amid a crisis on the Poland-Belarus frontier, which Warsaw claims has been instigated by Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko. Poland alleged Lukashenko has flown in migrants from the Middle East and sent them […]

Poland says migrants are still trying to cross the border from Belarus

The number of migrants and refugees trying to enter Poland from Belarus has been declining in the past few days. But Poland’s defence minister claimed that migrants are still trying to cross the border. “Smaller groups of people are trying to cross the border in many places,” Mariusz Blaszczak said. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki […]

Poland confirms Belarus border camp now cleared as migrants taken to shelter

Authorities in Belarus say the migrant camp on the border with Poland has been cleared, and its people have now been moved to a nearby shelter. Meanwhile, several hundred have been repatriated to Iraq, after giving up any hope of reaching Europe. “As of November 18, all refugees from the makeshift camp on the Belarusian-Polish […]

Poland-Belarus: Latvia to install temporary fence as migrant crisis escalates

Latvia said it will install a 37 kilometres-long temporary fence on its border with Belarus, which should be completed by next week as the migrant crisis on the Polish border makes headlines. The installation of barbed wire on the Latvian-Belarus border has been delayed because of issues with the company delivering the actual fence. But […]

NATO Increases Military Flights Along Belarus Border As Putin Blames EU For Migrant Crisis

Previously we noted that despite tiny NATO-member Estonia not actually sharing a border with Belarus, its government ordered snap military drills and the erecting of additional barbed-wire along its border with Russia in a message of solidarity with Poland amid the migrant standoff. Fresh EU sanctions on Minsk, coupled with persisting clashes at the Belarus-Poland […]

Lukashenko must go and Russia and Belarus must truly unite

NOVEMBER 15, 2021 If there is one thing which is obvious for all to see is that the EU and NATO hold one language against Belarus and another against Russia.  For example, the EU has just agreed to impose a 5th package of sanctions on Belarus, but their official statement does not mention Aeroflot, Russia, […]

Belarus: A non-standard situation demands non-standard tools | View

Austria’s Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg has announced a conference on the political crisis in Belarus, set to take place on Monday, November 22. The following is Belarusian diplomat and opposition leader Pavel Latushka’s assessment of what steps need to be taken. World history knows many examples of external mediation to resolve domestic political crises, when the […]

Baltic leaders urge EU to ‘hold Belarus accountable for human trafficking’

The Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian presidents have urged the international community to hold “the Lukashenko regime accountable for human trafficking”, during a joint press conference in Vilnius on Monday. Commenting on the current migrant crisis at the border with Belarus and Poland, the leaders of the Baltic states called for a tightening of EU asylum […]

Manufactured Cruelties: Belarus, Poland and the Refugee Crisis

Refugee crises are often manufactured by governments.  They can be done at the source: war, famine, rapacious institutions.  They can also be manufactured by the refusal of governments to accept those seeking asylum, sanctuary and refuge. The latter is very much in evidence in Europe: governments of the European Union are staring down desperate humans […]

Scores of migrants leave camp for Belarus-Poland border

Hundreds of migrants remained stranded at Belarus’ border with Poland on Monday as the European Union agreed to slap further sanctions on the former Soviet nation. Amid the crisis, Poland has also reinforced its side of the frontier with 15,000 soldiers, in addition to border guards and police. In a briefing on Monday, Polish officials […]

Boris Johnson et al sending troops at the border of Belarus, the only country in Europe to refuse & resist the biopfascist coup (NO LOCKDOWNS, MASK OR “VACCINE” MANDATES IN BELARUS)

November 12, 2021 7 hours agoBrendan Taylor Image: Video Screenshot The European Union has accused Belarus of launching a “hybrid attack” on the bloc by encouraging thousands of migrants fleeing poverty and war-torn areas to attempt to cross into Poland, and is preparing to impose new sanctions on Minsk. UK and Russia send armed forces […]

Belarus: Iraq to fly migrants back to Baghdad in first repatriation flight

The Iraqi government has said a first flight to repatriate its nationals who are among migrants stranded at the Belarus-Poland border will be organised on Thursday “on a voluntary basis”. “Iraq will operate a first flight for those who wish to return home voluntarily on the 18th of this month” from Belarus, foreign affairs ministry […]

Putin Warns Belarus Not to Cut Off Gas to EU: “Nothing Good Will Come of It.”

13 Nov, 2021 12:03Get short URL FILE PHOTO: A Yamal-Europe gas pipeline facility near Minsk, Belarus, 2009. © Ivan Rudnev/Sputnik Follow RT onRussian President Vladimir Putin has refused to support a dramatic threat by his embattled Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko to shut down the flow of natural gas from Russia to the European Union. Putin […]

EU to Broaden Belarus Sanctions on Monday Over Migrant Crisis: Borrell

A group of migrants moves along the Belarusian-Polish border towards a camp to join those gathered at the spot and aiming to enter EU member Poland, in the Grodno region on Nov. 12, 2021. (Leonid Shcheglov/Belta/AFP via Getty Images) PARIS—EU foreign ministers will widen sanctions on Belarus on Monday to include airlines and travel agencies […]

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