The row threatens to worsen already rocky relations between Warsaw and Berlin, with the ruling Law and Justice party accusing the opposition Civic Platform party of taking orders from Germany.
An unusual constellation of outside players taking shape.
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has reportedly kicked the Wagner PMC out of Belarus, after refusing to finance the Russian mercenaries.
Move comes after hundreds of Russia’s Wagner Group mercenaries relocated to Belarus in July, at the invitation of Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko.
Poland announced it will immediately dispatch additional troops to the Belarusian border after two military helicopters violated the country’s airspace.
Iran, Belarus sign military deal further integrating their economies and military
Poland has been eyeing the 418-kilometre-long border with Belarus with extra vigilance since the relocation of the Wagner mercenary group from Russia.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda lashed out at Belarus, calling it a “Russian province” during the Nato summit held in Vilnius between July 11-12.
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko confirmed on June 6 that the leader of Russia's Wagner group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, was still in Russia with thousands of fighters.
Bloc that includes regional heavyweights China, India and Russia adopts economic development strategy as it admits Iran and prepares to take in Belarus.