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Belarus president accuses Lithuanian authorities of dumping dead migrants at border

The Hill 29 Nov 2021
However, the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service shot back at this accusation, claiming that Belarus has staged supposed abuses and deaths of migrants and then attempted to pin the blame on Lithuania ... Lukashenko, who has held in power in Belarus for over two decades, has frequently been referred to as "Europe's last dictator.".
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Putin, pugilism and pusillanimity

Democratic Underground 29 Nov 2021
... ‘great power’ system, as in cold-war times. This would entail treating as unchallengeable Russia’s influence in the former territories of the Soviet Union, ending sanctions on the country and Belarus, and withdrawing western ‘soft power’ support from democratic oppositions.
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Iraqi Kurds Cite Work, Graft as Reasons that Belarus Beckons

Voa News 27 Nov 2021
The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist - and a new life in Europe ... The migrants flocked to Belarus in hopes of getting into the EU.
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Iraqi Kurds cite work, graft as reasons behind Minsk gamble

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 27 Nov 2021
DOHUK, Iraq -- The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist -- and a new life in Europe ... The migrants flocked to Belarus in hopes of getting into the EU.
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Belarusian Journalist Detained As Media Crackdown Continues

Beijing News 26 Nov 2021
Crisis In Belarus ... Protests erupted in Belarus last year after Lukashenka, in power since 1994, was declared the winner of a presidential election that opponents and the West say was rigged. The West has refused to recognize Lukashenka as the legitimate leader of Belarus ... How Belarus Has Changed Since An Election Ignited A Crisis One Year Ago.
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Merkel voices 'full solidarity' with Poland over Belarus

Ravalli Republic 25 Nov 2021
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her “full solidarity” Thursday with Warsaw over Poland's tense border situation with Belarus ... After Merkel's call, Belarus began repatriating some migrants back to Iraq ... Morawiecki said trade sanctions would be a powerful instrument against Belarus.
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Merkel voices ‘full solidarity’ with Poland over Belarus

Wtop 25 Nov 2021
BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her “full solidarity” Thursday with Warsaw over Poland’s tense border situation with Belarus ... After Merkel’s call, Belarus began repatriating some migrants back to Iraq ... Morawiecki said trade sanctions would be a powerful instrument against Belarus.
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Journalists Assaulted And Detained At Belarusian Border

OWP 25 Nov 2021
On the 16th of November, two photojournalists, Maciej Moskwa and Maciej Nabrdalik, along with their colleague from the Czech Republic, traveled to Wiejki, a Polish village close to the border of Belarus ... Anti-journalism crackdowns in Belarus have occurred repeatedly, especially when President Alexander Lukashenko rose to power.
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The EU wants to be a global superpower – but it has Russia to contend with

New Statesman 24 Nov 2021
The Poland-Belarus border has become a flashpoint for the EU’s difficult relations with Russia ... Earlier this month, Russia sent bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons to fly over Belarus ... “Everyone is scared in Belarus” ... Ultimately, the question hanging over the Belarus crisis is the future of Ukraine.
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From Belarus, Iraqi Kurds desperate for new life in Europe

Middle East Online 24 Nov 2021
DOHUK - The smuggler had said the car would come in 10 minutes, but Zaid Ramadan had been waiting in the dense forest straddling the Poland-Belarus border for three hours, desperate for signs of headlights in the mist — and a new life in Europe ... The migrants flocked to Belarus in hopes of getting into the EU.
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How Facebook's fake news helped fuel Europe's border crisisFacebook exacerbated this humanitarian crisis, and now ...

Deccan Herald 23 Nov 2021
19, is “not suitable for children due to the cold.” Another smuggler with the Facebook username “Visa Visa” pitched trips to Germany from Belarus through Poland ... A private group titled “Migration of the powerful from Belarus to Europe” exploded from 13,600 members in early September to roughly 30,000 currently, according to Semantic Visions ... Belarus.
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How fake news on Facebook helped fuel a border crisis in Europe

Indian Express 23 Nov 2021
Explained .What’s behind the crisis at Belarus-Poland border ... Read .Belarus clears migrant camps at EU border, but crisis not yet over ... Read .Belarus border crisis ... A private group titled “Migration of the powerful from Belarus to Europe” exploded from 13,600 members in early September to roughly 30,000 currently, according to Semantic Visions.
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Behind the Frictions at the Belarus-Poland Border

Reliefweb 22 Nov 2021
In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Oleg Ignatov explains how the events relate to tensions between Belarus and its ally, Russia, on one side, and Western governments on the other ... In the last month, most of the migrants made camp near the Bruzgi Kuznica crossing in the Grodno region of Belarus.
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Lukashenko warns against flare-up with Poland over border crisis

Al Jazeera 22 Nov 2021
President Alexander Lukashenko has said Belarus seeks no confrontation with Poland but wants European powers to work with Minsk to resolve the migration crisis along his country’s border with Poland, adding that if the crisis deteriorated “too far, war is unavoidable”.
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Minsk Confirms Resumption of Electric Power Supplies to Ukraine

Urdu Point 21 Nov 2021
On Wednesday, Belarus said that electric ... "Belarus resumed electric power supplies to Ukraine starting November 21.
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