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A Belarusian court on Thursday opened the trial of a dissident journalist, Román Protasévich, who is accused of organizing mass unrest and engaging in plots to overthrow the government, among other charges.
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The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, travelled to Harare on Monday for talks with his Zimbabwean counterpart, Emmerson Mnangagwa, as both leaders attempt to further diplomatic ties.
Belarus detains anti-Lukashenko former presidential candidate
Andrey Dzmitryeu, 41, who stood against long-time leader Lukashenko in the 2020 presidential election, has been detained in Minsk.
Putin-Lukashenko meet in Belarus while Russia in battlefield
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko likely deflected Vladimir Putin’s efforts to coerce Belarus into further Russian-Belarus integration concessions, says the Institute for the Study of War, following the meeting in Minsk on Monday.
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Here is our round-up of the latest news developments in the Ukraine war.
Russia and Belarus hold talks as Kremlin mobilises more troops
Meanwhile, Russia continues to move troops to the front line - dashing hopes that Moscow intends to de-escalate the conflict.
Lavrov postpones Belarus visit after sudden death of foreign minister
Belarus state media reported on Saturday that Vladimir Makei, long-standing foreign minister and associate of leader Alexander Lukashenko, had died suddenly.
Fears of joint attack on Ukraine as Russian troops arrive in Belarus
Russian soldiers have arrived in Belarus for joint training exercises, prompting worries that the two allies could launch another attack on Ukraine
Belarus: Political activist jailed amid crackdown on dissidents
Mikalay Autukhovich's sentence comes just days after another imprisoned activist, Ales Bialiatski, was one of the winners of the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.
Belarusians fight for Ukraine with an eye on ousting Lukashenko
Lukashenko, a key ally of Russia's Vladimir Putin, won a disputed presidential election in 2020, sparking protests.
Ukraine soldiers conduct training near border with Belarus
It comes after Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko announced on Monday that his country's troops would group together with Russian soldiers.
EU warns Belarus of sanctions over grouping of troops with Russia
A Commission spokesman said that "Ukraine here is the victim. Ukraine is not the aggressor. And we remind the Belarusian regime that Ukraine is under brutal, illegal attack."
Mobilise children to harvest potatoes and apples, says Lukashenko
"It will be happiness for the parents and good physical training for the children," said Lukashenko.
Belarus jails five people for alleged attempted coup
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko had claimed that he had foiled a coup in April last year.
Two years after Belarus election, 'torch of freedom' still burning
The 9 August 2020 elections -- believed to have been rigged by strongman President Alexander Lukashenko -- sparked unprecedented protests, leading to a crackdown against opponents of the regime and tens of thousands of arrests.
Belarusians fighting for Ukraine to keep hopes alive of change at home
“If Ukraine loses against Russia, then the freedom of Belarus stands no chance.”
Belarus abolishes visa requirements for Polish citizens for six months
Minsk says the decision aims to foster "good neighbourly" relations amid heightened tensions.
Jailed Russian partner of Belarus dissident asks Lukashenko for pardon
Sapega was sentenced in May to six years in prison for "inciting social hatred" and "violence and threats".
Belarus president changes death penalty law to target opposition
Belarus is the last country in Europe still to apply the death penalty, executing several people each year by firing squad.
Ryanair plane diversion: Journalist's girlfriend gets 6-year jail term
Sofia Sapega and Protasevich were arrested in 2021 after their flight from Athens to Vilnius was diverted by a Belarusian MiG-29 fighter jet to Minsk.