Belarusian leader proposes ‘tractor’ therapy for virus

By |marec 16th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, coronavirus, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, News, Turkmenistan|

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday (16 Monday) encouraged citizens to work in the countryside and drive tractors as a way to overcome the coronavirus epidemic.

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The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia: Lukashenko

By |februar 14th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Mike Pompeo, News, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia in exchange for cheap energy, the Belarusian leader said Friday (14 February), as Russian strongman Vladimir Putin is believed to be maneuvering to extend his stay in power.

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Kazakhstan and Belarus to discuss oil supply deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Druzhba pipeline, Kazakhstan, News, Nurlan Nogayev, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Kazakhstan and Belarus will discuss an oil supply deal before 20 January, Kazakhstan Energy Minister Nurlan Nogayev told reporters on Wednesday (15 January), without explaining the significance of that date.

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Belarus crowds rally against closer Russia ties, wave EU flags

By |december 9th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, democratic deficit, News, Russia|

Roughly 1,000 Belarusians joined an unauthorised demonstration on Saturday (7 December) against the prospect of a closer union with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus crowds rally against closer Russia ties, wave EU flags

Amid Russia’s tightening embrace, Belarus seeks better ties with EU

By |november 26th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Finland, Kaliningrad, News, Russia, Sweden|

Belarus is interested in building good-neighbourly ties with the European Union, and in particular with Stockholm and Helsinki, if there are no preconditions from the bloc, Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday (25 November).

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Observers slam Belarus polls for flouting democratic norms

By |november 19th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, authoritarian regime, Belarus, Belarus elections, News, OSCE, Russia, Sergei Lavrov|

Parliamentary polls in Belarus did not show respect for democracy, international observers said Monday (18 November), after the opposition to authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko failed to win a single seat.

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Opposition wins no seats in Belarus election

By |november 18th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, authoritarian regime, Belarus, Belarus elections, Crimea annexation, News, Russia|

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko maintained his hold on power after results published early on Monday (18 November) showed not a single opposition candidate had won a seat in parliamentary elections over the weekend.

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Belarus leader defends rights record during Austria visit

By |november 13th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Alexander van der Bellen, Austria, Belarus, Crimea annexation, death penalty, human rights, News, Russia, Sebastian Kurz, United States|

Belarus's leader Alexander Lukashenko defended his isolated country's human rights during a visit to Austria Tuesday (12 November), as he seeks closer ties with the European Union amid tensions with Russia.

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Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

By |november 12th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Austria, Belarus, News|

Belarus's isolated leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday (12 November) visits Austria, marking his first trip to an EU member in more than three years as he seeks closer ties amid tensions with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

Russia fumes over Belarus’s refusal to host air base

By |september 27th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Crimea annexation, News, Russia|

Russia said on Thursday (26 September) that Belarus’s refusal to host a military air base backed by President Vladimir Putin had been an “unpleasant episode”, a rare public display of disagreement between the close allies.

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