Translated by Sasha and subtitled by Leo. Meeting took place on October 27, 2020. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu: Good day, dear colleagues. The Republic of Belarus was and remains our closest neighbour, reliable ally and strategic partner. This is particularly important under the current conditions of international instability, when the mistrust in relations between countries is growing, when attempts are made to undermine the basis of the international
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SVR RF Press Bureau – September 16, 2020 (Italics and bolding added for emphasis.) The Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, Sergey Naryshkin stated: “The events in Belarus show clearly visible Western traces. The protest actions from the very beginning carry a well organized character and is coordinated from abroad. It’s remarkable that the West began preparing the protests long before the elections. In 2019 –