The detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: ReutersThe detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: Reuters
The detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: Reuters

Belarus probes Russian mercenaries for ‘terror’ plot

  • Belarus detains more than 30 suspected Russian mercenaries ahead of election
  • Alleged militants gave themselves away because unlike ordinary Russians, they did not drink

Topic |   Belarus
The detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: ReutersThe detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: Reuters
The detentions are the latest twist in a presidential election campaign that has posed the biggest challenge in years to President Alexander Lukashenko’s iron-fisted rule. Photo: Reuters
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