Contents tagged with Lukashenko

  • 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 …

  • Lukashenko accuses the West of trying ‘to dismember Ukraine’

    During a summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit, Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko called on the participating countries to form a united front, arguing that Russia should not fight against the expansion of NATO alone.

    Lukashenko believes that this unity would serve to ensure that sanctions would not be imposed against the Russian Federation and Belarus.

    Lukashenko also said that the United States and Western countries are sabotaging negotiations with …

  • Belarus deploying special operations forces to Ukrainian border

    The Belarusian Defense Ministry  announced that it is deploying "units of special operation forces" to the border with Ukraine due to an alleged threat coming from the Ukrainian troops on the Belarusian border.

    "The group of troops amassed by the Ukrainian Armed Forces in the Southern Operational Direction with a total number of up to 20,000 people also requires a response from us. In order to ensure the security of the Republic of Belarus in the Southern direction, units of the special …

  • Lukashenko: Belarus does not intend to take part in Russia’s ‘special operation’ in Ukraine

    The Belarusian army did not take part in the Russian "special operation" against Ukraine and does not plan to do so, said Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, reports the Telegram channel Pool 1.

    "The Belarusian army did not take part in the "special operation" and does not intend to do it," Lukashenka said and added that Belarus is protecting the state border from Brest to Mazyr on its own.

    "The hybrid war that has been started against Belarus, especially the sanctions war in the …