Putin promises Lukashenko a close partnership – billion dollar loan for Minsk – nerdswire.de

Moscow (Reuters) – Russia and Belarus continue to seek close economic and military partnerships. Russian President Vladimir Putin promised close cooperation with the controversial Belarusian head of state Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting on Monday in Sochi, the RIA reported. This applies to defense as well as to trade and investment. Putin granted his counterpart … Read more