Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP
Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP
Belarus

Vladimir Putin vows military support for Belarus leader Alexander Lukashenko

  • Force set up but won’t be deployed unless situation gets ‘out of control’, says Putin
  • EU ambassadors condemn crackdown on government critics seeking new elections and Lukashenko’s resignation

Topic |   Belarus
Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP
Riot police block protesters in front of a church in Minsk, Belarus on Thursday. Photo: AP
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