Putin warns Russian troops would deploy to Belarus if post-election protests turn violent

Putin warns Russian troops would deploy to Belarus if post-election protests turn violent

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised Minsk’s response to post-election protests — claiming after he announced Moscow’s preparations to bolster President Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s regime with Russian security forces that the Kremlin is more “neutral” on the Belarusian crisis than the United States or the European Union. […]

11 days of post-election protests in Belarus; Lukashenka orders Interior Ministry to control unrest

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty MINSK — Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has instructed the Interior Ministry to prevent unrest in the country and tighten border controls to keep purported foreign influences from fomenting instability in the face of an 11th day of street protests and strikes over a controversial presidential election. […]

Bolton tours Putin’s backyard, has ‘fascinating’ meeting in Belarus

Bolton tours Putin’s backyard, has ‘fascinating’ meeting in Belarus

by WorldTribune Staff, August 30, 2019 The United States should look to work through “significant issues” in its relationships with Belarus and engage in dialogue about common interests, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said during a brief visit to the eastern European nation’s capital. Bolton’s visit to Minsk was the highest-level U.S. government trip […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Belarus holds energy talks with Iran, weighs options with West amid tariff dispute with Moscow

Belarus holds energy talks with Iran, weighs options with West amid tariff dispute with Moscow

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says his country is negotiating with Iran about purchasing oil. Speaking at a session of parliament in Minsk on October 7, Lukashenka said talks with Tehran are under way amid differences with Russia on the importing of oil and gas. “We are […]

What in the world is going on with ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s dueling attorneys, extradition to U.S.?

What in the world is going on with ‘Chapo’ Guzman’s dueling attorneys, extradition to U.S.?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall, MexiData.info The Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman case is not going away and it provides constant new developments. Furthermore, as they say, truth is stranger than fiction. On Jan. 8th, Chapo was recaptured by the Mexican Navy in the city of Los Mochis, Sinaloa. Soon after Chapo was in custody, […]