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“Lukashenko made Russia angry”
Russia’s relations with its neighbor and ally Belarus are tense after Moscow banned the import of dairy products from Belarus. Dmitry Babich from RIA Novosti news agency thinks the roots of the conflict are political.

June 15, 2009 15:29

Aleksandr Lukashenko's first European destination: the Vatican
Belarusian leader joins the club of Gordon Brown, Angela Merkel and Tony Blair and other heads of state who have paid a visit to Pope Benedict XVI

April 27, 2009 20:47

Who will shake hands with Mr. Lukashenko?
The EU decision to invite Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko to the May 7 summit in Prague has disappointed not only the Belarusian opposition, but also some European officials.

April 21, 2009 13:05

Lukashenko and Medvedev meet on gas and economic support
Belarussian President Aleksander Lukashenko met with Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow on Monday to discuss gas deals and a possible prop for the economy.

December 23, 2008 10:16

Lukashenko and Medvedev seal gas deal in Moscow
Russia and Belarus have agreed on the terms of gas delivery for the next year.

December 22, 2008 20:50

Russia will have to pay for oil transit: Aleksandr Lukashenko
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has said Russia will have to pay for transit and military bases to balance out the extra $ US 5 BLN cost of imported Russian oil and gas, which was a jolt for the country’s economy.

February 08, 2007 04:45

Russia's underwater pipeline to Germany
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said the new Russian pipeline, Nord Stream, being built under the Baltic Sea to Germany was “the most foolish idea in Russian history”.

January 15, 2007 06:13