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Putin: Russia ready for partnership with neighbors

Moscow is ready for the closest cooperation with its neighbors, like it has with Minsk and Nur-Sultan, Russian President Vladimir Putin told journalists on Tuesday. "If we have such relations as with Kazakhstan or Belarus, with …

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Lukashenko plans to meet with Putin in St. Petersburg

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko will come to St. Petersburg on a working visit on Tuesday to meet with his Russian colleague Vladimir Putin, the Belarusian leader’s press service informs. "A meeting with Russian …

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Israel bans travel to Uzbekistan, Belarus

Israel's Ministry of Health has issued a new travel ban to Uzbekistan and Belarus, citing a high level of coronavirus morbidity, The Weekend Leader reports.  The new measure starting from July 12 will enlarge an existing list …

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U.S. finalizes Belarus air travel restrictions

The U.S. Transportation Department finalized an order on Tuesday banning ticket sales for air travel between the United States and Belarus, acting after Minsk forced a Ryanair flight to land and arrested a dissident journalist who was aboard. …

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Putin hold phone talks with Lukashenko

Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko has voiced solidarity with his country in its resistance to illegitimate Western sanctions, the Kremlin's press-service …

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U.S. bans ticket sales for passenger flights to Belarus

The United States has banned the sale of plane tickets to and from Belarus in its latest response to the forced diversion of a passenger flight to Minsk last month that led to the arrest of a dissident journalist and his girlfriend. …

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Belarus suspends participation in Eastern Partnership

Belarus is suspending its participation in the European Union's Eastern Partnership initiative, the Belarusian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday. "The Republic of Belarus is suspending its participation in the EU …

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Biden concerned about situation in Belarus

U.S. President Joe Biden said he discussed Belarus with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the meeting in Geneva. "I shared our concerns about Belarus," Biden said. The U.S. President noted that Putin …

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Biden extends U.S. sanctions against Belarus

U.S. President Joe Biden extended U.S. sanctions against Belarusian officials by another year, signing a relevant decree and notifying the U.S. Congress about it, the White House said on Tuesday. According to the document, "the …

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Belarus certifies Russia's Sputnik Light vaccine

The Russian Sputnik Light vaccine was certified in Belarus on Thursday, the press service of the republic’s Health Ministry reported. "Based on the decision of the committee on pharmaceuticals of the Health Ministry, on June …

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