Belarus

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Channel drownings unlikely to slow exodus from Iraqi Kurdistan
As officials grapple with crisis, even more Kurds are preparing to make dangerous journey to Europe

Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent and Nechirvan Mando

26, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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EU threatens to blacklist airlines linked to border influx
Draft law proposes sanctions whether or not involvement in attempts at destabilisation is intentional

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

23, Nov, 2021 @4:21 PM

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Lukashenko says Belarusian troops may have helped refugees reach Europe
Leader acknowledges it was ‘absolutely possible’ his army had a part in creating migrant crisis at Polish border

Andrew Roth in Moscow

19, Nov, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Belarus says camps on Polish border have been cleared of people
Minsk now appears keen to defuse border crisis, which has claimed lives of 13 people

Andrew Roth in Moscow

19, Nov, 2021 @1:16 AM

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British soldiers to give more support to Poland amid Belarus border crisis
Defence secretary confirms plans being worked up to strengthen the fence breached by migrants

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

18, Nov, 2021 @10:00 PM

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One-year-old Syrian child dies in forest on Poland-Belarus border
Boy is youngest known victim of crisis as medical workers say family was living in forest for a month

Lorenzo Tondo

18, Nov, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Lukashenko has got the ear of the EU at last – but it won’t help him
The Belarusian leader may have won phone talks with Angela Merkel but Europe remains united against him

Andrew Roth in Moscow

18, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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UK defence minister to visit Poland amid border dispute with Belarus
Ben Wallace to set out how British troops can strengthen border as thousands of migrants try to enter EU

Dan Sabbagh

17, Nov, 2021 @7:09 PM

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No man’s land: inside the 19 November Guardian Weekly
Behind Belarus’s engineered migrant crisis. Plus: the highs and lows of Cop26.

Graham Snowdon

17, Nov, 2021 @4:07 PM

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The Poland-Belarus border crisis is what happens when humans are treated as weapons | Anna Iasmi Vallianatou
A string of shortsighted, transactional agreements with the EU’s neighbours has led to refugees facing hostility, says Anna Iasmi Vallianatou

Anna Iasmi Vallianatou

16, Nov, 2021 @5:12 PM

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Polish police fire teargas at people trying to cross from Belarus
Footage also shows water cannon being used as dozens of men approach border fence throwing rocks

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Lorenzo Tondo

16, Nov, 2021 @3:44 PM

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Germany suspends approval for Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
Move follows mounting political pressure to scrap project in setback to Kremlin-backed project

Jillian Ambrose

16, Nov, 2021 @3:12 PM

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