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Belarus is working on obtaining new loans from Russia amid sanctions that have cut off its economy from key foreign currency sources.
Minsk is negotiating a new government loan, as well as additional funds from the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development, which is 90% funded by Russia, said First Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Nikolai Snopkov.
"The total amount of the requested funds is $3.5 billion," he said at a meeting with the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. New …
The United States will allocate $ 20 million for a project to strengthen the capabilities of the Ukrainian State Border Service on the northern and eastern borders, reported the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
"Today, we have another plan for technical assistance. We have signed a plan for joint actions to implement and improve the capacity of the State Border Service," said the First Deputy of the Head of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, Volodymyr Nikiforenko.
The agreement was …
All Belarusian banks have connected to the Bank of Russia's Financial Messaging Transfer System (SPFS, said the Head of Division for Development and regulation of the National Payment System, of the Russia Central Bank Denis Baryshkov speaking at the VIII National Payment Forum.
Now 38 financial institutions from nine countries are connected to the Russian system, which began to be developed in 2014 after the annexation of Crimea and the collapse of relations with the West, Baryshkov said.
The Belarusian Defense Ministry handed the Ukrainian military attaché a note of protest due to the violation of the Belarusian airspace, said to the press service of the Belarusian Defense Ministry.
"On December 5, 2021, a military attaché from the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of Belarus was summoned to the Department of International Military Cooperation of the Defense Ministry. He was given a note of protest in connection with the frequent violations by the Ukrainian side of the State …
Russia and Belarus will hold joint military exercises near the Ukrainian border, said the Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
"We have agreed with President Putin that in the near future we should hold exercises together on the southern borders, the Belarusian-Ukrainian border," Lukashenko said.
He noted that the exercises are planned to be held in two stages. The first stage will be held in the winter. According to him, everything is ready for this.
Earlier, Belarusian Defense …
Belarus will ask Russia to deploy nuclear weapons in its territory if such systems are deployed in Poland, said Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
In an interview with RIA Novosti, Lukashenko suggested that if Germany refuses to deploy American nuclear weapons, then they will be deployed in Poland.
"They will move them [nuclear weapons] to Poland. Yes. Then, I will offer Putin to bring nuclear weapons back to Belarus. We will talk about it. These will be weapons that will be most …
Belarus does not brandish its weapons but is ready to respond if someone comes here with a sword or a gun. If Ukraine tries to unleash a conflict with Russia, Belarus will not stand aside, said Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko said during a meeting with the military.
"We need to defend our country. I am not dramatizing the events, but I warn our military: we must adequately respond to of their movements," Lukashenko said.
According to Lukashenko, the West allegedly uses migrants as a …
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki criticized the acting Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel for a telephone conversation with Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, the DPA agency reports.
"The European Union should get involved in finding a diplomatic solution. But when Chancellor Merkel called Mister Lukashenko, she contributed to legitimising his regime, while the struggle for a free Belarus is going on for 15 months now. Lukashenko also abused his conversation with Angela Merkel. …
Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko called on Germany to accept migrants trying to enter the European Union through the Belarusian-Polish border. “Most people here are those who want to reunite with their families. Take those people in. This is a small burden for Germany," said Lukashenko during a visit to the logistics center near the Bruzgi border crossing on the border with Poland.
According to Lukashenko, acting German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to accept migrants, but she is …
Poland is considering the possibility of serious sanctions against Belarus, including the closure of the border for cargo and trade transit, said Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at a joint press conference with the Estonian Prime Minister, Kaja Kallas.
"We are considering imposing increasingly serious economic sanctions, including the closure of the Polish-Belarusian border," he said, stressing that everything will depend on the actions of the Belarusian authorities. "We want to give …