Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA

Putin faces geopolitical headache as US moves in to snatch ally Belarus from Russia

  • The Russian leader’s relationship with Alexander Lukashenko is getting worse as the US tries to drive a wedge between Minsk and Moscow
  • The Belarusian president has accused critics in Russia of financing protests against him ahead of the August election

Topic |   Belarus
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko. Photo: EPA
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