President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko believes that Kyiv itself gave Moscow "a handle for a conflict".
Lukashenko said this in an interview with Russian radio station, Echo of Moscow.
“Ukraine has in a way laid itself open. They started oppressing Russians, their language and other things
He also mentioned that Ukrainians
“I ask them: do not smother me, but tell me how did you defend Crimea? How did you defend it? How many Ukrainians died there for this sacred
He added that he is "describing the reality,"
"That's what you yourselves can do over there. I'm observing these questions in a more serious way, without politicization or campaigning."
This comes almost three months after Ukraine and Belarus agreed to broadcast Ukrainian TV channels in Belarus
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