Lukashenko: Belarus wants closer ties to NATO

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that he is eager for better ties with NATO. "Belarus should seek relations with NATO based on mutual respect that would help strengthen our country's …

 Lukashenko: there is unhealthy situation at CSTO

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has expressed concern over the "unhealthy situation" at the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), including with respect to the appointment of the next secretary …

Lukashenko threatens to abandon Russian oil

Belarus will abandon Russian oil in favor of oil from other countries if Minsk and Moscow do not reach agreement on the tax maneuver, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. In August, Russian President Vladimir …

Belarus to have common currency with Russia?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko supported creating of a common currency with Russia. "It will not be the Russian or Belarusian ruble, it will be our common ruble," the Belarusian had of state said …

Belarus intensifies gas negotiations with Moscow

Minsk expects to intensify negotiations with Moscow in March on prices of gas from 2020 in order to resolve this issue until June 1, 2019, Minister of Energy of Belarus Viktor Karankevich said. "Negotiations are …

Putin comments on his talks with Lukashenko

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is satisfied with the talks with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. "I believe we did a good job," the Russian leader said after the …