Poland is looking for ways to strain relations with Belarus – spokesman for Lukashenko – WELT

MINSK, November 21. / TASS /. Poland’s leadership continues to strain relations with Belarus after being defeated in the migrant crisis on the Polish-Belarusian border, Belarusian presidential spokeswoman Natalia Eismont said on Saturday. “Poland definitely plays on escalation, works for escalation [with Belarus]. They (the Polish leadership – TASS) failed …

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Putin accuses West of ignoring Russia’s red lines

In the past few weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has escalated his hybrid war against the Western world. However, in his annual speech to Russian ambassadors on November 18, Putin was the least inspired and defensive. The long list of criticisms and complaints from the Russian leader left the clear …

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NATO chief calls the situation on the border between Belarus and Poland “deeply worrying”

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday that the situation on the border between Poland and Belarus is “deeply worrying” and that the alliance is ready to help its allies. Stoltenberg spoke out in Berlin, where he met with the outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the issue …

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I entered Belarus on a tourist visa and after a 1,000 mile journey the end is in sight: Great Britain

“WEAPONS” from Europe’s last dictator on the route of migrants from Belarus, Sandar Ahmed has finally reached the banks of the English Channel. As an ignorant pawn in a deadly game of geopolitics, the Iraqi was lured to the Eastern European nation on a tourist visa before being pushed across …

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Belarus’ first 330 kV digital substation opened in Mogilev district | NEWSWIRE | Belarus Nuclear Power Plant – Nuclear Power Industry – Belarus News – Technologies

MOGILEV DISTRICT, November 19 (BelTA) – The first 330 kV digital substation in Belarus was inaugurated on November 19 near the village of Podbelye in the Mogilev district, BelTA learned. Energy Minister Viktor Kararankevich attended the ceremony. According to Viktor Karankevich, it is the first fully digital substation in Belarus …

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The home front of the Polish border debacle with Belarus

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) knew exactly what to expect from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko before he began smuggling refugees from the Middle East to the Polish border. The Belarusian authorities had already done it to Lithuania and Latvia. And as a clear sign of what was to …

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Russia publishes Ukrainian diplomatic correspondence with France and Germany – EURACTIV.com

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday (November 17) published a series of diplomatic letters it exchanged with Germany and France to show that its diplomatic stance on the talks on eastern Ukraine was misrepresented. Ukraine and Russia have been enemies since 2014 when Moscow captured the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea …

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Migrants in Belarus urge Europeans to show their values

One of President Joe Biden’s favorite refrains is that the defining geopolitical competition of our time is between “democracy and autocracy.” Exactly such a fight is now taking place on the Polish-Belarusian border. The autocratic Belarusian government knows what it is doing: encouraging thousands of Middle Eastern migrants to come …

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The Ukrainian government uses armed drones against separatists

Despite its obligations under the Minsk Peace Agreement, signed in 2015, the Ukrainian government is continuing to expand its military capabilities against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. At the end of October, it used Bayraktar TB2 drones manufactured in Turkey for the first time. In response to an alleged separatist …

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Polish armed forces use water cannons against migrants who have thrown stones

WARSAW, Poland (dpa) – Polish border troops said they were attacked with stones by migrants on the border with Belarus on Tuesday and reacted against them with water cannons. Police said the migrants received gas grenades and other weapons from Belarusian armed forces, who directed the entire violent operation with …

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