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Lukashenka swaps home tournament for playing hockey with Putin

Lukashenka was playing on Putin’s team in an “all-star” game in Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympics next month...

Vladimir Putin extends New Year’s greetings to Lukashenka

  Russian President Vladimir Putin has extended New Year’s greetings to Alyaksandr Lukashenka.

Russia expects nothing from Belarus in return for loan

Russia and Belarus spearhead all integration processes in the post-Soviet region...

Lukashenka denies link between Uralkali CEO’s release from jail and Putin’s visit

Mr. Lukashenka said that the Russian executive should be grateful to his mother for his release from jail...

Putin to visit Belarus on Thursday

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Belarus on September 26 to observe a Belarusian-Russian strategic military exercise called Zapad 2

Lukashenka and Putin reported to have briefly discussed Uralkali issue

Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Vladimir Putin briefly discussed the conflict over Russia's potash producer Uralkali during their meeting on Monday on the sidelines of a summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization in Sochi, the Russian president's spokesman, Dmitry Pes

Putin says that Moscow is dealing with Baumgertner case

Asked by a reporter to comment on the arrest, Mr. Putin said that he had not spoken to Alyaksandr Lukashenka about the matter...

Georgian politician said to have financed Lukashenka\'s opponents

  A Russian opposition activist has claimed that prominent Georgian politician Givi Targamadze provided funding to Alyaksandr Lukashenka's political opponents in the 2000s.

Lukashenka, Putin make no mention of loan request after talks

The Belarusian and Russian leaders had a face-to-face meeting before attending a meeting of the Supreme State Council of the Belarusian-Russian Union State...

Lukashenka to have face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg on March 15

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Vladimir Putin will have a face-to-face meeting in St. Petersburg on March 15, ahead of a session of the Supreme State Council of the Belarusian-Russian Union State, according to the Kremlin press office.

Moscow may encourage Belarus to improve relations with EU

Belarusian and EU diplomats held a number of meetings lately in an apparent effort to cool tensions…

Lukashenka sends birthday greetings to Vladimir Putin

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka has sent a letter of greetings to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

New Belarusian ambassador to Russia presents credentials to Putin

  Ihar Petryshenka, the new Belarusian ambassador to Russia, on September 26 presented his credentials to Vladimir Putin.

Lukashenka says that he discussed numerous military-political issues with Putin

Alyaksandr Lukashenka told reporters in Horki, Mahilyow region, on Friday that he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed "a whole range of military-political issues" during their meeting in Russia's Black Sea coastal resort of Sochi on Saturday.

Russia will provide Belarus with modern planes for guarding border, Lukashenka says

Russia will provide Belarus with modern planes for guarding the border, Alyaksandr Lukashenka told reporters on September 21, speaking about his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia's Black Sea coastal resort of Sochi last Saturday.

Putin pardons two Belarusian men convicted for smuggling cough pills

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pardoned two Belarusian men who were convicted on smuggling charges at a trial held in Moscow in September 2007.

Former presidential candidate warns Putin over economic union with Belarus

Former presidential candidate and political prisoner Dzmitry Uss has warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that Alyaksandr Lukashenka will seek to scupper Moscow\'s plans...

Lukashenka calls for greater emphasis on CSTO`s military dimension

It is necessary to build up the Organization`s high mobility special units, rapid response and rapid deployment forces, as well as peacekeeping personnel, said Mr. Lukashenka.

Putin likely to visit Belarus on first trip as president

Vladimir Putin is most likely to choose Belarus as the first foreign country that he will visit since returning to the post of Russian president, Russian media reported on Monday with reference to government sources...

Medvedev, Putin send New Year wishes to Lukashenka

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin have sent their New Year wishes to Alyaksandr Lukashenka, said the Kremlin’s press office.

Putin suggests doubling wages at gas transport company Beltranshaz

  Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin suggested on Saturday that wages at Beltranshaz, Belarus’ gas transport company that is now fully owned by Russian gas giant Gazprom, should be doubled.

Putin warns Belarus over EurAsEC loan

Belarus must fulfill all of its obligations that it has taken in exchange for receiving financial assistance from the Eurasian Economic Community...

Prime Minister Myasnikovich to attend meeting of Union State\'s Council of Ministers in Moscow on August 15

  Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, will co-chair a meeting of the Belarusian-Russian Union State's Council of Ministers in Moscow on August 15.

Putin phones Myasnikovich to discuss Belarus’ stabilization program

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin phoned Mikhail Myasnikovich on Saturday following the approval of a $3-billion loan for Belarus out of the Anti-crisis Fund of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC).