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    Lukashenko Fed Up With Ukrainian Militants at Belarus Border

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    Belorussian border patrol has detained around 200 Ukrainians at the country’s frontier in only a week. Many of those detained carried weapons.

    The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, called for Ukraine to stop letting their nationals cross the border to Belarus, especially considering so many of them are carrying weapons.

    "Quit sending armed Ukrainians here. We are fed up with stopping them at the border — with shells, bats, guns, ammunitions," he told journalists after the elections on Sunday. "I've had enough of reading those reports and looking through pictures. Stop it. Can't we live in peace?"

    Belorussian authorities announced on October 10 that the country's border patrol had detained about 200 Ukrainians in only a week. Many of them couldn't justify the purpose of their visit to Belarus and carried camouflage, bats, bludgeons and traumatic weapons, news agency BelaPan reported, citing the press secretary of the State Border Committee, Alexander Tischenko.

    According to Tischenko, some of those detained were on an international wanted list for participating in illegal military groups.

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    • avatar
      Zhukov
      Everything the US touches turns to chaos and needless death- Ukraine since 2014 is a great example.
    • If those fools are some the goons sent in to create unrest, I'm sure Belorussian's will be in no mood for a repeat of Ukraine's idiotic move and will make sure these imbeciles know about it..
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      lianasammartino
      I think he is preparing his people to the Russia military basis in the country, But, surely, those are nato-nazi provocations!
    • Dirk Ramsey
      Shoot a few of these nazi goons and that might slow the rest down.
    • Eva Brown
      Germany and Poland are sending them to Belarus to start a revolution in Minsk. If i was Lukashenko i would shot first and ask after. Soon there will be lots of ONG'S blaming about humsn rigths in Belarus and as underground money flows under the table coming from secret european budget managed by germany they will pay to make riots against power. The movie isn't old and is possible to avoid it.
    • vargus
      Pulling legs off a centipede is futile.

      Time to remove the head.
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