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Europe's week: Failed sanctions and a rebooted migration policy
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Belarus crisis: EU slams Lukashenko's 'inauguration' as president
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Driver Speeds Through Police Checkpoint in Minsk
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Lukashenko inaugurated secretly amid protests, sanctions threat
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Belarus abruptly swears in Lukashenko
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Belarus: Opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya tells EU to be 'brave' on sanctions
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Mass anti-Lukashenko rally starts after Belarus police crackdown
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Belarus: Tens of thousands join weekly protest against Lukashenko regime, over 100 arrested
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Russia-Belarus military drills near Polish border as protests continue
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Belarus may close Poland, Lithuania borders
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Lukashenko says Belarus will close borders with Poland and Lithuania
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EU votes in favour of sanctions on Belarus' Lukashenko
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Lukashenko seeks Putin's help in attempt to survive mass protests
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Lukashenko goes to Russia: What the meeting of 'brothers' could mean for Belarus' future
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Putin throws Belarus $1.5 billion lifeline
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Tens of thousands rally against Belarus president as Minsk warns of ‘chaos, anarchy’Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of Belarus for a seventh consecutive weekend to demand President Alexander Lukashenko's resignation, accusing him of being reelected in a rigged..
Belarus: Mass arrests and tear gas on seventh weekend of protestsProtests are held for a seventh straight weekend, days after Alexander Lukashenko's secret inauguration.
More masked thugs in Belarus detain dozens of protesters against despotBY ANDREI MAKHOVSKY Belarusian security forces detained dozens of protesters on Saturday as crowds rallied in central Minsk accusing President Alexander Lukashenko of rigging last month’s election...
Raab orders preparation of sanctions against human rights abusers in BelarusBritain is preparing sanctions against those responsible for “serious human rights violations” in Belarus, the Foreign Secretary has said, amid concerns of violence, repression and vote-rigging...
EU says Lukashenko is not legitimate Belarus presidentBRUSSELS (Reuters) - President Alexander Lukashenko is not the legitimate president of Belarus, the European Union said on Thursday, saying his abrupt swearing-in on Wednesday went directly against the..
Belarus: Lukashenko's new mandate lacks democratic legitimacy, EU saysAlexander Lukashenko took the oath of office in secret after winning re-election in a disputed vote.
Lukashenko and Erdogan Are Laughing at the EU(Bloomberg Opinion) -- Behold the mighty European Union, second only to the U.S. in economic heft. But also witness what a minnow it is in world diplomacy. Is it any wonder the world’s hard-nosed..
Thousands take to streets after Lukashenko is sworn in secretlyMINSK: Belarusian security forces began detaining people and fired water cannon to disperse crowds as thousands took to the streets of Minsk in protest against the abrupt inauguration of veteran..
Lukashenko Abruptly Sworn In for New Presidential Term in BelarusPresident Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in for a new term on Wednesday, the official news agency Belta said, in a sudden inauguration conducted with no prior...
Belarus: Lukashenko inaugurated in unannounced ceremonyThe embattled president of Belarus is quietly sworn in for a sixth term despite weeks of protests.
EU weighs Lukashenko sanctions, meets his Belarus opponentBRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday were weighing whether to impose sanctions on dozens of Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko, after his main opponent..
Belarus protesters keep pressure on Lukashenko with mass rallies and police data leakTens of thousands of people marched through Minsk on Sunday chanting “go away” on the sixth straight weekend of protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, keeping up the pressure on the..
Hundreds of women detained during Belarus protest marchProtesters dragged into police vans at rally to demand removal of Alexander Lukashenko Riot police detained hundreds of women as opposition protesters marched through the Belarusian capital, Minsk,..
Russian intelligence chief accuses US of instigating Belarus protestsRussia’s intelligence chief has accused the United States of instigating massive demonstrations against Belarus’ president that have entered their sixth week. Protesters in Belarus are seeking the..
Belarusian leader says he asked Putin for weaponsMOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday he had asked Russian President Vladimir Putin to supply Belarus with weapons as he faces mass protests over a disputed..
Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko meets with Vladimir PutinThe embattled leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for the first time since political unrest broke out over his reelection. CBS News foreign correspondent..
Putin extends $1.5 billion lifeline to Belarus as protests intensifyTensions are rising in Belarus after the country's embattled leader Alexander Lukashenko held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. This comes as massive protests grip the country following last..
EU diplomat calls Lukashenko an “illegitimate President of Ukraine”The High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union Josep Borrell called the President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko...
Kremlin looks to keep protest-torn Belarus in Moscow's orbitEmbattled leader Alexander Lukashenko may not find long-term solace in Russia, Sarah Rainsford writes.
Russia pledges $1.5 billion to BelarusRussian President Vladimir Putin met with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko for the first time since political unrest began last month in Belarus. CBSN's Tanya Rivero spoke with CBS News..
Putin offers money, but tells Belarus' leader to settle unrest himselfAs hundreds more protesters are arrested, authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko is depending on Russia to keep him in power.
UN Rights Body To Hold Urgent Debate On Belarus This WeekMINSK -- The United Nations Human Rights Council has agreed to hold an urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus on September 18, amid a crackdown on protesters calling for President..
Lukashenko to Meet with Putin Amid Continuing Unrest in BelarusBelarus President Alexander Lukashenko meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday in Russia. In their first meeting since protests erupted in Belarus, Lukashenko is expected to seek critical..
Belarus leader looks to Putin to help him cling on to powerMOSCOW - President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus will seek the backing of Russia’s Vladimir Putin at a crucial meeting on Monday after a fifth consecutive weekend of huge protests demanding that he..
Belarus protests: Lukashenko to meet Putin as unrest continuesIt will be their first face-to-face talks since Belarus' disputed presidential election in August.
Belarus protests enter 6th week, still demand leader resignKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — More than 100,000 demonstrators calling for the authoritarian president of Belarus to resign marched through the capital of Minsk on Sunday as the daily protests that have..
Lukashenko to meet Putin after blaming West for Belarusian crisisBelarusians have faced off against riot police in the latest mass protests against the country’s autocratic president, Alexander Lukashenko, as he prepares for talks with Russia that could be crucial..
Belarus protests: Opposition keeps up pressure on LukashenkoAt least 250 people are arrested, ahead of the latest of several weeks of mass protest.
Belarus’s female revolution: how women rallied against LukashenkoProtests aimed at toppling autocratic leader have been led by women and show no sign of slowing One evening last week, a stylised image of the Belarusian opposition leader, Maria Kolesnikova, was..
Belarus activist: Authorities threatened to take me "alive or in pieces"Opposition activists are under increasing pressure as thousands continue to protest President Alexander Lukashenko's reelection to a sixth term.
Belarusian Leader Lukashenko Says He May Have Been in Power Too Long: Russian News AgenciesMOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said he may have stayed in power as president a little too long, but said he was the only... ......
Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova detained by masked menMaria Kolesnikova, a prominent opponent of President Alexander Lukashenko, has allegedly been seized from the streets of Minsk by masked men and taken away in a van. Belarus has been rocked by protests..
633 arrested in Belarus mass protestsMinsk, Sep 7 : At least 633 people were arrested in Belarus following a fourth consecutive weekend of protests against President Alexander Lukashenko, the Interior Ministry said on Monday. In a..
100,000 march in Minsk to demand Belarus leader resignsKYIV, Belarus (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched Sunday to the outskirts of the presidential residence in the capital of Belarus, calling for the country’s authoritarian leader to..
Belarus: Large crowds expected in protests against LukashenkoAn opposition activist says she was forced to leave the country as dozens of protesters are detained.
Belarus: Tikhanovskaya urges UN intervention to stop violenceSvetlana Tikhanovskaya says options should include sanctions on those close to Alexander Lukashenko.
Belarus: The great-grandmother taking on President Alexander LukashenkoAs street protests in Belarus continue well into their fourth week, a 73-year-old has turned into an unlikely hero for demonstrators.
Embattled leader of Belarus gets a boost from Russian prime minister's visitRussian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin arrived in Belarus today for meetings with President Alexander Lukashenko. It is a high-profile show of support for the beleaguered strongman, who is fighting..
Lukashenko claims Merkel’s remarks on Navalny ‘poisoning’ were fabricated, cites Berlin-Warsaw phone call 'intercepted' by MinskChancellor Angela Merkel’s statement on the alleged poisoning of Alexey Navalny was a “falsification,” Belarus’ embattled president said on Thursday, citing an unverified supposed intercept of..
U.S. faces hurdles in trying to nudge Belarus toward democracyWASHINGTON — Hindered by frayed ties with Europe, limited leverage and doubts about President Donald Trump’s devotion to democracy in Belarus, the United States is gingerly trying to nudge the..
In Belarus, protesters show pride, worry, empathyProtestors talk about their resistance after nearly two weeks of demonstrations against President Alexander Lukashenko's 26-year rule. (Sept. 2)
Russian PM to visit Belarus on Thursday amid political crisisMOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin will visit Belarus for talks on Thursday, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, as Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko faces the biggest..
Belarus riot police attack and arrest studentsUniversity students in Minsk were protesting against Belarus's long-time leader, Alexander Lukashenko.
Belarus protests: Students held as marches mark new termThousands of students marched through Minsk protesting against President Alexander Lukashenko.
Election workers give first-hand account of Belarus poll fraudMinsk, Belarus — Even before the August 9 presidential election in Belarus ended, a poll worker in Minsk said she was asked to sign a document summing up its result, with the vote totals left blank...
Belarus Strike Leader Jailed and Opposition Activist DetainedKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Belarus’ authorities on Monday handed a jail sentence to a factory strike organizer and detained a leading opposition activist, part of a methodical effort to stifle weeks of..
Baltic states slap Lukashenko, other Belarus officials with sanctionsVilnius - Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia imposed travel bans on President Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other Belarusian officials on Monday, jumping into action to impose sanctions before the rest of the..
Thousands of protesters call for an end to Lukashenko presidencyTens of thousands of demonstrators rallied Sunday in the Belarusian capital of Minsk to begin the fourth week of daily protests demanding that the country's authoritarian president resign. CBS foreign..
Protests keep pressure on Belarus President Lukashenko to resignSunday marked 21 days of non-stop protests in Belarus, as people continue to demand the resignation of the country's leader. But Alexander Lukashenko says he's not going anywhere. Chris Livesay..
Belarus: Heavy security for anti-Lukashenko rally in MinskRiot police cordon off the main square in the centre of Minsk as columns of people march towards it.