Alexander Lukashenko

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Belarusian flautist’s fate unknown as hundreds of activists remain in prison
Death of Russian opposition leader will add to anxiety of Maria Kolesnikova’s family who have not heard from her for a year

Andrew Roth

21, Feb, 2024 @5:00 AM

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A fake Ryanair hijack – and the fear that has stalked Belarus’s people ever since
When a passenger plane was forced to land in Minsk in 2021, one man screamed: ‘They’ll kill me’. Many of his countrymen and women now realise they are also not safe, even in exile

Olga Loginova

19, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Children arrive in Belarus after being illegally removed from Ukraine
Almost 50 children from Donetsk, Luhansk and Zaporizhzhia were removed by Belarusian charity, according to Belta

Lorenzo Tondo in Kyiv and agencies

19, Sep, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Belarus leader proposes three-way partnership with Russia and North Korea
Alexander Lukashenko put forward axis plan during summit with Vladimir Putin in Sochi as rumours of arms deal persist

Andrew Roth

15, Sep, 2023 @5:12 PM

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Former member of Belarus ‘hit squad’ to stand trial over disappearances
Yuri Harauski will be tried in a Swiss court over the disappearance of two political opponents of Alexander Lukashenko and a businessman

Kate Connolly in Berlin

31, Aug, 2023 @6:59 PM

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‘Belarus’s people are still resisting’: exiled leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya calls for west’s support
Letting the Ukraine war overshadow Belarus’s beleaguered opposition movement is playing into Alexander Lukashenko’s hands, says Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Olga Loginova

23, Aug, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Wagner has handed over thousands of tonnes of weaponry, says Russia
Vladimir Putin said mercenary group would be dismantled after Yevgeny Prigozhin’s short-lived mutiny

Pjotr Sauer

12, Jul, 2023 @5:01 PM

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‘We have ambitious plans’: Anti-Putin forces plan fresh attacks inside Russia
Leader of cross-border raids says weapons, not words, are needed to overthrow the regime in Moscow

Luke Harding in Kyiv

08, Jul, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Wagner boss Prigozhin has returned to Russia, Lukashenko says
Belarus president says head of mercenary group behind failed mutiny is in St Petersburg

Pjotr Sauer

06, Jul, 2023 @8:34 AM

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Could Yevgeny Prigozhin’s ‘rebellion’ against Russia be just an illusion? | Letters
Letters: Anthony Walbran suspects a sleight of hand by Vladimir Putin, while Sue Joiner wonders if it was a feint to get troops into position in Belarus

03, Jul, 2023 @4:50 PM

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What happened in the Russia-Ukraine war this week? Catch up with the must-read news and analysis
A mutiny launched by Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin fizzled out in 24 hours but the aftershocks will continue to be felt for months – and beyond

Helen Livingstone

30, Jun, 2023 @8:00 PM

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Belarusian exiles’ hopes dashed as Lukashenko boasts of saving Putin
Opposition plans to overthrow Moscow-backed dictator are back on hold after his role in halting Wagner mutiny

Shaun Walker in Warsaw

29, Jun, 2023 @4:42 PM

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