Belarus risks angering US over order of advanced Russian S-400 missile system that has sparked worries for NATO warplanes

The Ministry of Defense in Belarus announced on Thursday that it is at an advanced stage of negotiations with Russia to obtain one of the world’s most sophisticated anti-aircraft missile systems. … Read More >Belarus risks angering US over order of advanced Russian S-400 missile system that has sparked worries for NATO warplanes

‘What do you talk about with traitors?’ Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’ll speak with opposition politicians, but not Tikhanovskaya

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has revealed that he would be open to speaking with the opposition, but “not with traitors and terrorists.” The leader was referring to Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who now lives in Lithuania. … Read More >‘What do you talk about with traitors?’ Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’ll speak with opposition politicians, but not Tikhanovskaya

Rebranding Belarus: Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya asks Lithuania to rename her country to eliminate Russian link

For years, Belarus has been one of the countries least widely known outside of Eastern Europe. While the reasons for that are complicated, confusion over its Russian-sounding name can’t have helped it establish its identity. … Read More >Rebranding Belarus: Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya asks Lithuania to rename her country to eliminate Russian link

Embattled Belarusian leader Lukashenko tells Russian TV he is a ‘squirrel’ and claims Putin as personal friend & political ally

While mass protests and civil unrest would be enough to drive almost any president nuts, Belarus’ veteran leader Alexander Lukashenko has said the opposition are out of their tree if they think they can get to him that easily . … Read More >Embattled Belarusian leader Lukashenko tells Russian TV he is a ‘squirrel’ and claims Putin as personal friend & political ally

Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya accused of forming & financing extremist group to ‘seize state power’ in Belarus

Belarus has opened a criminal case against former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and her ‘Coordination Council’ opposition movement. Its members are accused of forming an extremist group to overthrow the government. … Read More >Exiled opposition figurehead Tikhanovskaya accused of forming & financing extremist group to ‘seize state power’ in Belarus

$2.3 trillion US Congress bill condemns presidential election marred by ‘malfeasance and serious irregularities’… in Belarus

Buried deep in the 5,593-page coronavirus relief and spending bill adopted by the US Congress is a detailed condemnation of a fraudulent election – in Belarus, as many American voters question this year’s process in the US itself. … Read More >$2.3 trillion US Congress bill condemns presidential election marred by ‘malfeasance and serious irregularities’… in Belarus

As Belarus shuts border, Lithuania invites NATO for war games with tanks & troops just 8km from shared frontier

US soldiers hoping for an exotic winter posting to one of their many tropical overseas bases must have been disappointed to land in icy Lithuania. Nevertheless, their presence will help to heat up military tensions in the region. … Read More >As Belarus shuts border, Lithuania invites NATO for war games with tanks & troops just 8km from shared frontier

Latest Tikhanovskaya attempt to discredit Lukashenko sees Belarusian ‘People’s Embassies’ open in 14 Western countries

Belarusian opposition figurehead Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has begun opening so-called ‘People’s Embassies’ for Belarus, an initiative launched by members of the diaspora abroad who oppose current President Alexander Lukashenko. … Read More >Latest Tikhanovskaya attempt to discredit Lukashenko sees Belarusian ‘People’s Embassies’ open in 14 Western countries

Tikhanovskaya tells pro-NATO lobbyists that US must ‘act strongly’ to remove Lukashenko & investigate police brutality in Belarus

Belarusian opposition figurehead Svetlana Tikhanovskaya told a meeting of the Atlantic Council on Monday that foreign governments needed to work together to depose the country’s leader, Alexander Lukashenko. … Read More >Tikhanovskaya tells pro-NATO lobbyists that US must ‘act strongly’ to remove Lukashenko & investigate police brutality in Belarus

A split in Belarus’ opposition? Kolesnikova hints at talks with embattled Lukashenko but Tikhanovskaya favors West’s intervention

A key figure in Belarus’ opposition movement has set out terms for talks with authorities to end unrest in the country, whereas her former protest partner is visiting Western capitals seeking foreign support. Is there a split? … Read More >A split in Belarus’ opposition? Kolesnikova hints at talks with embattled Lukashenko but Tikhanovskaya favors West’s intervention