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Lukasheno cuts short his visit to Victory Day events in Russia reportedly due to health reasons
The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, refused to have lunch at the Chamber of Facets in the Kremlin, which was held by Putin for the leaders of the CIS countries who arrived in Moscow to take part in Victory Day celebrations . Lukashenko flew back to Minsk.
The Belarusian news website Nasha Niva believes that Lukashenko had to leave due to health reasons.
According to the Belarusian service of Radio Liberty, after the military parade on Red Square, Lukashenko asked …
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, …
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 …
Lukashenko: Ukraine must start peace talks with Russia or face full destruction
The self-proclaimed president of of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, said that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky should stop and agree to peace talks with Russia if he wants to avoid huge casualties and the complete destruction of Ukraine.
After the meeting, Lukashenka told reporters that the leaders of the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) member countries "casually" touched upon the topic of the war in Ukraine.
"Everything is in the hands of Ukraine. Not because I want to …
Lukashenko: Belarus and Russia will create a joint satellite network
Belarus and Russia have reached an agreement to create of a joint satellite constellation, which will also be used for military purposes, said the self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko.
"We are not only ready to launch a person into space, to send an astronaut of our own. We will send him soon. We produce spacecraft. We have agreed with Russia to create a joint grouping of spacecraft in space," Lukashenka said.
He added that it will used "not only for military purposes." …
Putin and Lukashenko agree to deploy joint group of troops on Ukrainian border
The self-proclaimed president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and Russian president Vladimir Putin, agreed to deploy a joint regional grouping of troops.
"In connection with the escalating situation on the western borders of the Union State, we agreed to deploy a regional grouping of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus. This is all according to our documents. If the threat level reaches the current level, as it is now, we begin to use the Union State grouping," Lukashenka said …
Putin gives Lukashenko another $ 1.5 billion
Russian President Vladimir Putin continues to finance his "younger brother" Alexander Lukashenko. Moscow has allocated $1.5 billion to Minsk for import substitution, reported RIA Novosti, citing Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Alexei Overchuk.
According to him, this decision has been made, and "in principle, all the parameters of the agreement have been established." By the end of the year, the Belarusian authorities plan to use a fifth of the money that will go to the field of mechanical …
On Ukrainian Independence Day Lukashenko wishes Ukraine 'peaceful skies, courage and tolerance'
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko congratulated Ukraine on Independence Day. The Belarusian dictator wished Ukrainians "peaceful skies" and also "tolerance, courage, strength and success in restoring a decent life".
"I am convinced that today's contradictions will not be able to destroy the centuries-old foundation of sincere good-neighborly relations between the peoples of the two countries. Belarus will continue to advocate the preservation of harmony, the development of friendly …
Kyiv: 13,000 Belarusian soldiers are ready to join Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
About 13,000 current and former Belarusian military agreed to go to the war unleashed by Russian President Vladimir Putin against Ukraine, said the Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, Oleksiy Gromov.
According to him, Belarus has amassed six battalions of its armed forces on the border with Ukraine.
"Russia continues to drag Belarus into a full-scale war against Ukraine," said Gromov.
He added that the main motivation for …