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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Washington issues 'Do not travel' warning for Belarus

The United States issued a warning for nationals not to travel to Belarus on Wednesday, citing arbitrary enforcement of laws, risk of detention and the coronavirus pandemic. The State Department issued its highest travel advisory …

Lukashenko jokes he can land Biden's plane in Minsk

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has invited U.S. President Joe Biden to Minsk if, as the White House indicated earlier, he really wants to discuss the problems of Belarus.  "I would like to make a public invitation: …

Putin and Lukashenko to hold meeting in late May

A meeting between Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus is still planned for late May, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed to reporters on Tuesday, adding that the Belarusian leader would have a chance to …