Two young journalists received prison sentences for reporting from a demonstration calling for the ouster of President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko. The ruling is part of a broader crackdown on dissent.
Belarus’ special chassis maker MZKT will showcase its new light armoured 5-seater vehicle MZKT-490101 during the upcoming International Defense Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) weapons expo in Dubai. Light armoured vehicle MZKT-490101 is all-wheel drive; it has a 4×4 wheel arrangement and steering wheels of the first axle. The carrying capacity is 1,800 kg. The new […]
Four Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters will arrive for the Air Force and Air Defence Forces of the Republic of Belarus in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to sources in the Belarusian Defense Ministry. Minister of Defense Viktor Khrenin in an interview with state-run TV channel Belarus-1 also confirmed that Belarus signed contract with Russia’s […]
Russia has delivered a batch of Sukhoi Su-30SM Flanker multirole fighter jets to Belarus with French-made advanced avionics. Multiple news outlets reported that Belarus has received new Su-30SM twin-seat fighter aircraft equipped with an advanced Man-Machine-Interface system developed by the Thales. The fighter jets were designed by Sukhoi Design Bureau on order from the Ministry […]
The virus has been crushing spirits around the world, but some people refuse to be bowed. Here are their stories.
Molchat Doma, a synth-pop trio, has become an unlikely social media star. Back home, its music was the soundtrack to a traumatic year.
U.S. Army M1 Abrams main battle tanks, HMMWVs and other tactical military vehicles were spotted in Lithuanian forest in the training area Pabrade, 15 km from the Belarusian-Lithuanian border, according to multiple reports. According to a recent Army service news release, U.S. troops and tanks have arrived in Lithuania for deployment to support Lithuanian land forces with […]
The iron-fisted tactics used against Georgia and Ukraine seem to have fallen out of favor, replaced by a more subtle blend of soft power and an implicit military threat.