Some Belarusians want to fight the Russians in Ukraine. They also hope to free their country from the grip of Putin

CNN — In a wooded area on the Polish side of the Polish-Ukrainian border, men dressed in crisp, clean camouflage are given tourniquets. They kneel on the muddy ground and begin to learn basic survival training. They call themselves the Pohonia Battalion, a group of less than 30 Belarusian exiles living mostly in Poland and … Read more

Belarus, Russia’s ally on Ukraine’s border, says it could host nuclear weapons if threatened

Moscow — Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday his country could host nuclear weapons if it faces any external threats, as soar tensions between his ally Russia and the West over Ukraine. Lukashenko is due to hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Friday. “If necessary, if such stupid and mindless … Read more