Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP
Belarus

Alexander Lukashenko claims ‘breakthrough’ on union between Belarus and Russia

  • The leader met Putin in Moscow on Thursday, seeking support amid sanctions imposed by the West
  • Some 28 programmes have been worked out, according to Lukashenko, who said the agreements with Russia would not lead to a loss of the country’s independence

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin walk in the hall during a joint press conference in the Kremlin on Thursday. Photo: AP
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