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President of Kazakhstan rejects Lukashenko’s invitation to join the Union State of Russia and Belarus
Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev described as a "joke" the words of the self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, who invited Kazakhstan to join the Union State of Russia and Belarus in order to have access to nuclear weapons.
"I appreciated his joke. I think that there is no need for this, since there are other integration associations, primarily the Eurasian Economic Union. As for nuclear weapons, we do not need them," Radio Azattyq quotes Tokayev as saying.
Russia hands over to Belarus Iskander-M missiles capable of carrying nuclear payloads
Russia handed over to the Belarusian military the Iskander-M missile systems, which can be equipped with both conventional and nuclear payloads, said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu.
"The Iskander-M operational-tactical missile system has been transferred to the Belarusian Armed Forces. It can use missiles in both conventional and nuclear versions. On April 3, at one of the Russian training grounds, Belarusian crews began training to operate it to protect the Union State. The Russian …
Putin: Russia to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
Moscow and Minsk have agreed to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in the territory of Belarus, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with the TV channel Russia 24.
Putin said that on July 1, the construction of the storage facility will be completed, and stressed that the weapons will be deployed "without violating the obligations under the START Treaty." According to him, the reason for this step was the UK's intention to supply of ammunition with depleted uranium to Ukraine. …
Lukashenko to visit China
The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, will make a "state visit" to China on February 28-March 2, reported his press service.
"The focus will be on the development of trade, economic, investment and humanitarian cooperation, the implementation of joint large-scale projects, interaction in the political sphere, responding to the most acute challenges in the modern international situation," the statement reads.
Minsk authorities claim that Lukashenko and Chinese …
Lukashenko plans to visit Iran in March
Self-proclaimed President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko plans an official visit to Tehran in March, reported the Belarusian news agency BelTA following Lukashenko's meeting with Iranian Ambassador Saeed Yari.
"I am absolutely convinced that this will be a significant meeting and negotiations in Iran will bring us to a new level of cooperation. But the main thing is that we must not miss this moment and time to establish relations at a higher level," Lukashenko said.
The Iranian ambassador, …
Commander of Russian Ground Forces arrives in Belarus
On January 12, a delegation of the Russian Defense Ministry headed by the Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces, Army General Oleg Salyukov, arrived in Belarus, reported the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
Salyukov and members of the delegation "inspected military units and subdivisions of the Russian contingent of the regional grouping of troops (forces)" at the training grounds in Belarus.
In addition, they inspected "the quality of combat coordination and assessed readiness of Russian units …
Two trains with Russian military equipment arrive in Belarus
At least 50 units of military equipment were delivered to Belarus from Russia, reports the monitoring group Belaruski Hajun.
"According to our data, about 43 KAMAZ and Urals trucks, BAZ-6306, 5 fuel trucks, 2 ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns, field kitchens and water tanks were delivered by train. It should also be noted that on one of the cars, there are numbers specific to the 44th region of the Russian Federation, which is the Western Military District," it was reported.
The Belarusian Defense …
Russia continues to amass troops in Belarus
Russian troops continue to arrive in Belarus, reports the Belarusian news agency Belta, citing the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus.
The news agency writes that the process of "building up the regional grouping of troops" is taking place in stages. Now the personnel, weapons, military, and special equipment of the Russian Armed Forces are being transferred to the country. Another shipment of new BTR-82A, BTR-80K, armored medical, repair and evacuation vehicles has just arrived in …
Belarusian dictator Lukashenko to visit Russia after meeting with Putin in Minsk a few days ago
The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko is going to visit Russia. His trip includes a visit to the Star City (Zvyozdny Gorodok), where Lukashenko, at Putin’s invitation , "will visit the Gagarin Research test center for cosmonaut training."
"Currently, Belarusian candidates for space flight are being selected there. The President will familiarize himself with the work of the center, the system of selection and training of cosmonauts. He will also discuss the prospects of …
Ukrainian Military Command warns Belarus Russia is preparing false flag attacks on its critical infrastructure facilities
Russian special services are preparing false flag attacks on the critical infrastructure facilities of Belarus in order to blame Ukraine for them and draw Belarus into the war, said the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
According to the Ukrainian military command, the attacks are possible at Astravec nuclear power plant.
"Today, Russia blackmails the whole world with the threat of using nuclear facilities and technologies, seizes power plants. The leadership of the Russian …