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Belarus promises to answers questions on Astravyets nuclear plant at consultation in Vilnius

Minsk is prepared to answer any outstanding questions about the Astravyets nuclear power plant during a consultation on June 21 and 22 in Vilnius, according to a representative of the Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs. […]

Alexander Lukashenko

Europe’s last dictator comes in from the cold

Lukashenko’s fortunes have changed. Once known as “Europe’s last dictator,” he has won friends in Europe, while antagonizing his traditional ally, Russia. It’s a situation that has left the Kremlin in a difficult positon: should it punish Belarus for its pro-Western tendencies? Or should it continue to prop up the Belarusian economy rather than risk further unrest in the region? […]