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Lukashenka Vows To Keep Up 'Sweep' Against Belarus Media, Activists

Radio Free Europe 22 Jul 2021
“Do you think it’s easy?" Lukashenka, who has kept a tight lid on dissent in post-Soviet Belarus since taking power in 1994, said ... KGB Deputy Chief of Staff Kanstantsin Bychak said on July 16 that Belarus was undergoing a "cleansing of radicals." ... Crisis In Belarus ....

Weapons for Radicals in Belarus Smuggled Via Ukraine - Moscow

Urdu Point 22 Jul 2021
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 22nd July, 2021) Weapons for radicals are being smuggled to Belarus through Ukraine, prompting Minsk to boost border security, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko told Sputnik in an interview.

Belarus Opposition Leader Tsikhanouskaya Urges US to Impose Sanctions

Voa News 21 Jul 2021
Belarus opposition leader ... State Department spokesman Ned Price, speaking to reporters at a Tuesday briefing, said sanctions are “a powerful tool,” and that the United States supports the aspirations of the people of Belarus “for a democratic, free and prosperous future.”.

Answer: A Controlled Hit: Erdogan’s Contribution to the Autocrats Handbook – 07/21/2021 – World

The Sentinel Newspaper 21 Jul 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan joins the leaders of countries like Hungary, Belarus, Russia and the Philippines as an emerging autocrat who gains more and more power after being “elected” to rule ... a president with enormous powers and without accountability.

EU Condemns Belarus for Assisting Travel of Migrants across The EU Border

OWP 20 Jul 2021
Recently, in a blatant effort to retaliate against the European Union, Belarus opened its borders to allow migrants (who have fled to Belarus) to travel into Lithuania ... Belarus, on the other hand, is suspicious of the power of the EU and the West, and they only seek out help from the EU when they are not on good terms with Russia.

Belarusian opp. figure calls for US bans on firms in own country

Press TV 20 Jul 2021
She also called for further restrictive measures from the European Union so they “can influence the behavior of Lukashenko.” Belarus defense minister ... The EU has been at odds with Belarus since the presidential election in August last year, which Lukashenko won ... Russia says ultimate goal of external powers in Belarus is regime change.

Why Putin Still Covets Ukraine

Wall Street Journal 20 Jul 2021
Putin’s view, Western powers have tried for centuries to separate them, but those efforts are doomed to fail ... Putin’s statecraft, anything is possible, but Western powers would be well advised to take the essay seriously ... Putin’s quest to rebuild Russian power requires the reassertion of Moscow’s hegemony over Belarus and Ukraine.

Belarusian Opposition Leader in Washington to Meet With US Officials

Beijing News 19 Jul 2021
She said her focus would be on the worsening human rights situation in Belarus as well as the escalation of violence by the regime of President Alexander Lukashenko ... I'm sure that Belarus can be a success story, and the U.S ... But I prefer the National Leader of Belarus ... Lukashenko is toxic now for people in Belarus.

More Belarusian Activists Sentenced To Lengthy Prison Terms As Crackdown Intensifies

Radio Free Europe 19 Jul 2021
Belarus has been mired in turmoil since a disputed presidential election in August 2020 that gave Lukashenka his sixth consecutive term in power ... in Belarus following a presidential election in August 2020 that the opposition says was rigged and the West has refused to accept.

Belarusian Opposition Leader Hopes to Spur Action During Washington Visit

Voa News 19 Jul 2021
It’s very important when a regime is destroying everything in Belarus, destroying mass media, destroying all the organizations, it’s extremely important to support all those people.” ... to keep Belarus on the agenda. My main purpose of course is to talk about Belarus, about the situation, about the escalation of violence from the side of the regime.”.

Two Belarusian Civil Rights Groups' Bank Accounts Frozen Amid Crackdown

Radio Free Europe 19 Jul 2021
The Coordination Council is a body set up by the political opposition in Belarus last year to facilitate the transfer of power in the country following a presidential election in August 2020 ...

Human rights groups decry Belarus raiding of reporters homes

Beijing News 18 Jul 2021
MINSK, Belarus ... Belarus officials have issued no comments about the Friday raids. Belarus has closed a number of non-state media organizations, along with rights groups, following protests last August to protest the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in power since 1994 ... Belarus news, media news, EU news ....

Belarus opposition leader to meet White House officials next week

Urdu Point 17 Jul 2021
Mass anti-government demonstrations broke out in Belarus in August 2020 after President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled Belarus with an iron grip for nearly three decades, claimed a sixth term in power ... The United States stands with her and the people of Belarus, and ...

Greek PM stresses border protection, including at sea

Beaumont Enterprise 15 Jul 2021
Mitsotakis described Belarus’s actions as “simply unacceptable.” He said both Greece and Lithuania have faced situations that “are characterized by persistent migratory flows, coupled occasionally by an orchestrated effort by a third country to exert political pressure on the ...

The Sphinx of Europe: Unpredictable & widely misunderstood in the West, what happens next in ...

Russia Today 15 Jul 2021
In recent months, Belarus’ seemingly eternal president, Alexander Lukashenko, has developed a passion for trips to Russia ... Belarus is clearly becoming more dependent on Russia, and Lukashenko on Putin ... Belarus has had one man in the top job, Lukashenko, who has been in power since 1994 and shows no signs of leaving any time soon.