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Thursday, June 30, 2022



Russia unleashes a missile barrage, while inching ahead in eastern Ukraine

June 27, 2022 1:17 pm

Even as Ukraine faces perhaps its toughest moment on the battlefield since the early weeks of the war, the commander of its military, Gen. Valeriy Zaluzhnyi, released a slickly produced video to celebrate the first battlefield use of advanced multiple-launch rocket systems from the United States.

Belarus’ leader, ‘Europe’s last dictator,’ burnishes links to Russia

June 27, 2022 12:21 pm

Some analysts believe it is only a matter of time before pressure from Russian President Vladimir Putin forces Alexander Lukashenko to take more direct action in the war, pushing him into an existential dilemma.

Explained: What is the Iskander-M missile system Russia has promised to arm Belarus with?

June 26, 2022 9:39 pm

The Iskander-M missile has a range of 500 km and it can carry a payload of up to 700 kg. It is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads.

Belarus sentences Russian law student who was dissident’s girlfriend to six years in prison

May 07, 2022 1:37 pm

In a statement, the Belarusian court said it had found the student, Sofia Sapega, guilty of inciting social hatred and illegally disseminating private information.

Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic slam Wimbledon ban on Russian players

May 03, 2022 7:55 am

The two tennis greats said Sunday that Wimbledon had acted unfairly.

Ukraine evacuation over, chill sets in among Indians in Belarus

March 09, 2022 3:33 pm

The Indian medical students there, numbering around 2,000 as per a parents’ group, say Belarusian universities are not approving long leaves for them and that most commercial airlines have suspended their operations from that country.

Ukraine-Russia war forces EU refugee policy reversal

March 06, 2022 10:04 pm

The European Union wants to take in millions of refugees from Ukraine, in a move that could inadvertently shift the decades-old fight over asylum and migration policy. Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.

UEFA bars Belarus from hosting games; competition ban looms

March 03, 2022 9:34 pm

Belarus is already eliminated from qualifying for the men’s World Cup, and was not due to take part in European playoffs on March 24.

Russian bombers fly over Belarus amid Ukraine tensions

February 05, 2022 10:48 pm

The Russian Defense Ministry said that the two Tu-22M3 bombers practiced interaction with the Belarusian air force and air defense assets during a four-hour mission.

US charges Belarus officials with aircraft piracy over diverted Ryanair flight

January 21, 2022 8:51 am

🔴 Belarus already has faced a wave of sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, from the United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada over the diverted flight.


Thousands of protesters in Belarus demand Lukanshenko's resignation

August 23, 2020 8:51 pm

The uprising in Belarus erupted last week in a democratic vacuum, in a country where challengers to President Alexander Lukashenko are jailed or exiled and where there is no experienced parliamentary opposition.