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Belarus leader warns on NATO troops in Ukraine, migrant ‘catastrophe’
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Belarus leader warns on NATO troops in Ukraine, migrant ‘catastrophe’

KYIV, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko warned on Monday of a joint response with Russia to military…
Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on
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Belarus men holed up in Swedish embassy one year on

“If we had known it would take this long, we would have considered a different option, though you don’t know…
Russia and Belarus begin active phase of huge war games
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Russia and Belarus begin active phase of huge war games

MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Russia and ex-Soviet ally Belarus on Friday launched the active phase of vast military exercises…
Meet the Middle Eastern migrants trapped in Lithuania
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Meet the Middle Eastern migrants trapped in Lithuania

The trip from the center of the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, to the refugee reception center in Rudninkai takes about 40 minutes. It’s…
IOC removes two Belarus coaches, sprinter says order came from ‘high up’
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IOC removes two Belarus coaches, sprinter says order came from ‘high up’

TOKYO, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Two Belarus coaches who cut short sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya’s Tokyo Games have had their accreditation revoked and…
IOC yet to talk to Belarus officials, China probe ongoing
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IOC yet to talk to Belarus officials, China probe ongoing

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has yet to talk to any Belarussian team officials involved…
Belarus sprinter heads for Austria in fresh twist to Tokyo diplomatic drama
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Belarus sprinter heads for Austria in fresh twist to Tokyo diplomatic drama

TOKYO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya left Tokyo for Austria on Wednesday, adding another dramatic twist to…
How Russian money keeps Belarus afloat
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How Russian money keeps Belarus afloat

Russia has supported its western neighbor Belarus for decades — long before the European Union and the United States imposed sanctions…
Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists
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Belarus raids homes and offices of journalists, rights activists

KYIV, July 16 (Reuters) – Belarusian police searched offices and homes of independent journalists and human rights activists for the…
Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers
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Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers

VILNIUS, July 13 (Reuters) – Lithuania’s parliament on Tuesday approved the mass detention of migrants and curbed their right of…
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