Death penalty for Russian supply saboteurs

Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk Image: AP The anti-Russian mood in the country is apparently making the Belarusian leader nervous. In a rush, a new law has been passed that targets its opponents. DBelarusian leader Alexandr Lukashenko now threatens the death penalty against his political opponents and national saboteurs, who act in the tradition … Read more

Strong criticism from the USA: Lukashenko extends the death penalty

Strong criticism from the USA Lukashenko extends death sentence 05/18/2022, 8:06 p.m. Lukashenko extends the death penalty in Belarus. The United States criticizes that this could in future apply to peaceful protesters, political dissidents or opponents of war in Ukraine. A first pointer could be a court case that has just begun. The United States … Read more

“Counterweight to NATO”: Lukashenko wants to modernize the Eastern Alliance

“Counterweight to NATO” Lukashenko wants to modernize the Eastern Alliance May 16, 2022, 5:15 p.m. As NATO expands with Finland and Sweden, the eastern military alliance CSTO meets in Moscow. Belarusian leader Lukashenko calls for rearmament. However, he has so far largely kept his country out of Putin’s war on Ukraine. Against the backdrop of … Read more

Apology from Putin, criticism from an ally: is something collapsing in Moscow?

In an interview, Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko first expressed amazement at the length of the war in Ukraine, and then news of Putin’s apology to Israel spread. Are these indications that something is collapsing in Russia? Political scientist Martin Koch is skeptical. This text contains a classification of news, which, in addition to data and … Read more