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Belarus detains former presidential candidate

Andrei Dmitriev, 41, an activist who leads an anti-Lukashenko social movement was detained in the capital Minsk on Wednesday, according to a message posted on his Facebook page.

By REUTERS
12/01/2023

Belarus puts Nobel Prize-winning rights defender on trial

Byalyatski, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Russian rights group Memorial and Ukraine's Center for Civil Liberties in October, was arrested in 2021 along with two co-workers.

By REUTERS
05/01/2023

Belarus says Russia-deployed Iskander missile systems ready for use

The Iskander-M's two guided missiles have a range of up to 500 km (300 miles) and can carry conventional or nuclear warheads.

By REUTERS
26/12/2022

Ukraine-Russia War: Belarus closes off parts of border region

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Belarus on Monday, raising fears in Kyiv of increased coordination between the two allies amid the invasion of Ukraine.

By REUTERS
21/12/2022

Russian 'kamikaze' drones hit Kyiv as Putin heads for Belarus

The Ukrainian Air Force said its air defenses shot down 30 drones, the third Russian air attack on the Ukrainian capital in six days.

By REUTERS
19/12/2022

Less than 10% of Russian, Ukrainian olim find jobs in their fields - public lobby data

72% of immigrants have not yet started studying Hebrew in an intensive program, also called an ulpan, while 30% gave up ulpan studies because they could not afford it.

Russia wants Ukraine to be 'dependent dictatorship' - Belarusian Nobel Peace Prize winner

Byalyatski's wife accepted the Nobel Peace Prize in his name and in the name of all "prisoners of conscience in Belarus."

By REUTERS
10/12/2022

Russian troops take part in tactical drills in Belarus

Belarus has said it will not enter the war in Ukraine, but President Alexander Lukashenko has in the past ordered troops to deploy with Russian forces near the Ukrainian border.

By REUTERS
08/12/2022

Belarus seeking Iran's help manufacturing artillery shells - Ukraine

Belarus is also reportedly seeking Iran's assistance with transitioning to a closed ammunition production cycle.

Ukraine builds wall on border with Belarus - presidential adviser

As Ukraine entered the strategic city of Kherson, an adviser to President Zelensky says that Ukraine intends to build a reinforced concrete wall and other fortifications on its border with Belarus.

By REUTERS
11/11/2022
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