Russia and Belarus form joint troops against Ukraine

O ditador de Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko.
The dictator of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko.| Photo: EFE/EPA/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan

23190602The dictator of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, announced this Monday () that will send troops from the country to reinforce the Russian army against Ukraine. According to the country’s leader, Kiev would be preparing an attack against Belarus for the next few days.

Lukashenko also reported that last week he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to agree on the formation of a common military group, without, however, saying how many men there would be and where they would be concentrated. 2319060223190602The announcement was made during a meeting of national security representatives, which was published by the Belarusian newspaper Belta.

23190602At a meeting of the Council Security Council in Russia, Putin confirmed that a “massive campaign against Ukraine’s energy, military and communication infrastructure” had been launched in reprisal for the attack on the Crimean bridge over the weekend. 23190602

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