The European Union has agreed to impose sanctions on up to 20 senior Belarus officials suspected of election fraud and the crackdown on protesters and is likely to put President Alexander Lukashenko on its list at some point, the bloc’s foreign ministers said Friday at a meeting in Berlin.
A woman holds up a poster which reads “I don’t want my children to live in North Korea,” during a protest in Minsk, Belarus, August 22, 2020. (AP)
Lukashenko to receive travel ban: Czech FM
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko chairs a meeting at a Strategic Management Centre of the Defense Ministry in Minsk, Belarus August 15, 2020. (Reuters)
Putin threatens sending police to Belarus
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of the government via video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia August 11, 2020. (Reuters)