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Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko  and  Russian president Vladimir  during a boat trip on the Black Sea on May 29th, 2021. Photograph: Sergei Ilyin/Sputnik/AFP via Getty Images

The US is to join the European Union in imposing sanctions on Belarus over its campaign to crush critics of president Alexander Lukashenko and its div(...)

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen said  Belarusian  authorities have ‘blatantly ignored the democratic choice of the Belarusian people. It is time to change course’. Photograph: Kenzo Tribouillard/Pool via AP

The European Union has offered Belarus €3 billion in support if it moves peacefully to democracy, while threatening to impose more sanctions over the (...)

 Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko: Due to meet Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday. Photograph:  Siarhei Leskiec/AFP via Getty Images

The European Union and other western powers have pledged to ramp up pressure on Belarus after it forced a Ryanair plane to land so that an opposition (...)

George Floyd’s family lawyer Ben Crump (third from left) holds up his fist with family members outside the White House as George Floyd’s daughter Gianna Floyd (centre) calls out ‘Say His Name’ as they speak with reporters after meeting with US president Joe Biden in Washington, DC, on May 25th. Photograph: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty

The family of George Floyd called for “meaningful and substantive” legislation to reform policing in America, as they met with US president Joe Biden (...)

Protesters in Poland demand freedom for Belarus opposition activist Roman Protasevich a day after a Ryanair flight from Athens to Vilnius carrying the dissident journalist was diverted while in Belarusian airspace. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP via Getty

President of the United States Joe Biden said he applauded European Union efforts to impose economic sanctions against Belarus over the forced landing(...)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov  in Reykjavik, where they held talks on the sidelines of an Arctic Council meeting. Photograph: Russian foreign affairs ministry/EPA

Top diplomats from the United States and Russia have sparred politely in Iceland. US secretary of state Antony Blinken and Russia’s long-time foreign(...)

Inauguration: Barack Obama with Donald Trump in January 2017. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty

For much of Donald Trump’s presidency, Barack Obama largely abided by the convention that former presidents do not publicly criticize or attack their (...)

US secretary of state Antony Blinken with Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov before their meeting in Reykjavik on Wednesday. Photograph: Saul Loeb/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Antony Blinken, US secretary of state, said he hoped that Moscow and Washington could build “stable, predictable” ties to make the world “a safer more(...)

An Armenian soldier fires artillery on the front line, during fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh on October 25th, 2020. Photograph:   Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images

International diplomacy has swung into action to defuse the threat of fresh violence in the south Caucasus, after Armenia accused Azerbaijani troops o(...)

Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk answers journalists’ questions as he leaves the prosecutor general’s office in Kiev after a hearing on Wednesday. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images

Wealthy Ukrainian politician Viktor Medvedchuk – Russian president Vladimir Putin’s most prominent ally in the country – has dismissed treason allegat(...)

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