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News Belarus: Putin hosts Belarus leader for talks amid economic pressure

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Putin hosts Belarus leader for talks amid economic pressure
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/putin-hosts-belarus-leader-talks-amid-economic-pressure-68830708

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted the leader of Belarus on Friday for another round of difficult talks on closer integration amid Moscow's mounting economic pressure on its ex ...

News Belarus: Putin Rejects Oil Deal With Belarus, Increasing Pressure for Merger

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Putin Rejects Oil Deal With Belarus, Increasing Pressure for Merger
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/07/world/europe/belarus-lukashenko-russia-putin.html

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko pressed for cheap energy to aid his ailing economy during a “moment of truth” meeting with President Putin. MOSCOW — Ratcheting up pressure on Belarus to join it in a ...

News Belarus: Belarus Leader in Russia for ‘Moment of Truth’ With Putin

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Belarus Leader in Russia for ‘Moment of Truth’ With Putin
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/07/world/europe/belarus-lukashenko-russia-putin.html

An emboldened President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko is boasting of improved relations with the United States ahead of a crucial meeting with Russia’s leader about a “union state.” President Vladimir V.

News Belarus: Russia once proposed a union with ally Belarus. Now the U.S. is getting between them.

Published on: Friday 07 February 2020
Russia once proposed a union with ally Belarus. Now the U.S. is getting between them.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/russia-once-proposed-a-union-with-ally-belarus-now-the-us-is-getting-between-them/2020/02/07/fda2598a-475c-11ea-91ab-ce439aa5c7c1_story.html

In December 1999, when Russian President Boris Yeltsin was weak and his power was leaching away, an ambitious neighbor, President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, agreed to unify his country with ...

News Belarus: Trump Administration Expected to Appoint First Ambassador to Belarus in Over a Decade

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Trump Administration Expected to Appoint First Ambassador to Belarus in Over a Decade
News source: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/02/03/trump-appoint-first-belarus-ambassador-over-decade-julie-fisher/

The veteran diplomat Julie Fisher is likely to be given the task of strengthening ties with a nation still dominated by Russia.

News Belarus: Belarus leader boasts about US ties to bargain with Moscow

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Belarus leader boasts about US ties to bargain with Moscow
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/belarus-leader-boasts-us-ties-bargain-moscow-68744106

MINSK, Belarus -- The leader of Belarus boasted Tuesday about warming ties with the United States as his officials discussed alternative energy imports as part of efforts to win concessions from ...

News Belarus: UPDATE 1-Safmar seen as sole supplier of Russian oil to Belarus in Feb

Published on: Friday 24 January 2020
UPDATE 1-Safmar seen as sole supplier of Russian oil to Belarus in Feb
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/24/reuters-america-update-1-safmar-seen-as-sole-supplier-of-russian-oil-to-belarus-in-feb.html

Safmar companies have been the only suppliers of Russian oil to Belarus this month, with shipments from other suppliers suspended since Jan. 1 as Moscow and Minsk wrangle over terms for a new crude oil supply deal this year. The dispute between Moscow and Minsk over supply terms has caused the traditional main suppliers to Belarus, Rosneft, Lukoil, Gazpromneft...

News Belarus: Belarus: The wild world of Chernobyl

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Belarus: The wild world of Chernobyl
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07zv9fw

Show more Ninety year old Galina is one of the last witnesses to the wild natural world that preceded the Chernobyl zone in southern Belarus. 'We lived with wolves' she says 'and moose, and elk and ...

News Belarus: Russia resumes limited oil supplies to Belarus amid talks

Published on: Saturday 04 January 2020
Russia resumes limited oil supplies to Belarus amid talks
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/russia-resume-limited-oil-supplies-belarus-amid-talks-68065961

MINSK, Belarus -- Belarus has reached an agreement with Russia for limited oil supplies after Moscow earlier this week stopped supplying crude amid stalled talks on strengthening economic ties between ...

News Belarus: Belarus’s leader warns Russia against forceful merger

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Belarus’s leader warns Russia against forceful merger
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2019/12/24/belarus-leader-warns-russia-against-forceful-merger/2tKmoXtPuOq8XYSrtkYvyM/story.html

His statement reflected simmering tensions between the two allies sparked by the Kremlin’s push for deeper integration. Lukashenko has ruled Belarus, a nation of 10 million people, for more than a ...

News Belarus: More Protests In Minsk Against Closer Integration Between Belarus, Russia

Published on: Friday 20 December 2019
More Protests In Minsk Against Closer Integration Between Belarus, Russia
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/more-protests-in-minsk-against-closer-integration-between-belarus-russia/30337472.html

MINSK -- Demonstrators gathered again in Minsk to protest plans for greater integration between Belarus and Russia. The December 21 rally lasted about two hours and was attended by about 200 people, ...

News Belarus: Belarus' leader warns Russia against forceful merger

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Belarus' leader warns Russia against forceful merger
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/belarus-leader-warns-russia-forceful-merger-67914011

MOSCOW -- The president of Belarus warned Russia on Tuesday against a forced merger of the two ex-Soviet neighbors, saying such a move by Moscow could trigger a war. In an interview with Russian radio ...

News Belarus: Leaders of Russia and Belarus discuss deeper integration

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Leaders of Russia and Belarus discuss deeper integration
News source: http://www.startribune.com/leaders-of-russia-and-belarus-discuss-deeper-integration/566370982/

The presidents of Belarus and Russia met Friday to discuss deeper economic ties between the two close allies amid mounting concerns in the Belarusian capital of Minsk that Moscow ultimately wants to subdue its neighbor.

News Belarus: Is Russia eyeing Belarus takeover? Integration talks deepen

Published on: Friday 20 December 2019
Is Russia eyeing Belarus takeover? Integration talks deepen
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/leaders-russia-belarus-discuss-deeper-integration-67846576

MOSCOW -- The presidents of Belarus and Russia met Friday to discuss deeper economic ties between the two close allies amid mounting concerns in the Belarusian capital of Minsk that Moscow ultimately ...

News Belarus: Belarus Executes Man For Double Murder

Published on: Thursday 19 December 2019
Belarus Executes Man For Double Murder
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/belarus-executes-man-for-double-murder/30334758.html

A senior prosecutor who oversaw the case, told the publication the execution had been carried out. Belarus is the only country in Europe that enforces the death penalty. In May, the Belarusian Supreme ...

News Belarus: Buyer’s Remorse: Does Belarus Wish It Bought F-16s Instead of Russian Su-30s?

Published on: Saturday 14 December 2019
Buyer’s Remorse: Does Belarus Wish It Bought F-16s Instead of Russian Su-30s?
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/buyer-remorse-does-belarus-wish-070000312.html

Call it buyer’s remorse. But some critics in Belarus say the nation would have been better off buying U.S. F-16s instead of Russian Su-30 fighters. In November 2019, Belarus received the first of its ...

News Belarus: Vladimir Tsyplakov, who played for Kings, Sabres, Belarus Olympic team, dies at 50

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
Vladimir Tsyplakov, who played for Kings, Sabres, Belarus Olympic team, dies at 50
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/nhl/2019/12/16/vladimir-tsyplakov-former-nhl-player-olympian-dies-50/2665095001/

MINSK, Belarus – Vladimir Tsyplyakov, a Belarusian hockey player who spent six seasons in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings and the Buffalo Sabres, has died. He was 50. The Belarus Hockey Federation ...

News Belarus: Protests Erupt as Russia Seeks Closer Ties With Belarus

Published on: Saturday 07 December 2019
Protests Erupt as Russia Seeks Closer Ties With Belarus
News source: https://time.com/5745995/russia-belarus-protests/

(MINSK, Belarus) — The leaders of Russia and Belarus spent more than five hours Saturday in sensitive talks on deepening ties between the two allies — a meeting that triggered a protest in the ...