World  /  Published 01.03.22

Ukraine: Russia bombing residential areas

Russian artillery bombarded residential districts of Ukraine’s second-largest city Kharkiv on Monday, killing several people, Ukrainian officials said, as Moscow’s invading forces met stif...
By Reuters, Larisa Brown

Sports  /  Published 01.03.22

IOC calls for ban on Russia

No cheer for No.1 Muscovite Daniil Medvedev reached the pinnacle of men’s tennis when he became the ATP’s world No. 1 on Monday but what should have been a day of pride for Russian sport...

World  /  Published 28.02.22

Lukashenko tightens grip in referendum

Belarus' president Alexander Lukashenko has gained further power after a referendum on Sunday. Lukashenko has ruled Belarus since 1994. The country's central electoral commission said that a...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 21.02.22

Russia drill in Belarus extended

Russia will extend military drills in Belarus that were due to end on Sunday, the Belarusian defence ministry announced, in a step US secretary of state Antony Blinken said made him more worried about...
By Polina Devitt, Polina Nikolskaya

World  /  Published 10.02.22

Moscow set for display of strength

Russia launches the active phase of vast military exercises in Belarus on Thursday, a display of strength that shows how Moscow’s tightening grip on Minsk has given it enhanced capabilities in i...
By Reuters in Moscow


World  /  Published 02.02.22

US orders kin of embassy staff to leave Belarus

With large-scale Russian military exercises set to begin in Belarus, the US has ordered the departure of family members of US government employees, citing “an increase in unusual and concerning ...
By Michael Schwirtz

World  /  Published 17.12.21

EU wants tough stance on Russia

The EU is under assault from Russia on multiple fronts and must unite behind new economic sanctions, Baltic and central European leaders said on Thursday, with Lithuania citing a risk of possible Russ...
By Reuters in Brussels

World  /  Published 15.12.21

Belarus Opp leader's husband jailed

Belarus Opposition leader’s husband, Syarhei Tsikhanouski, was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 years in jail for organising mass unrest and inciting social hatred, the official Belta news agency repo...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 06.12.21

Belarus ire at Ukraine air raids

The Belarusian defence ministry said on Sunday it had summoned a Ukrainian military attache to protest against what it called repeated violations of Belarus airspace by Ukrainian aircraft. Relations ...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 03.12.21

US imposes sanctions on Belarus

The US on Thursday imposed restrictions on dealings in new is¬suances of Belarusian sovereign debt and expanded sanctions on the country, targeting dozens of individuals and entities, in action co...
By Reuters in Washington


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