Russia still seems to be beefing up the military presence on its border with Ukraine, while Kyiv has received military support from the US and and its NATO allies. Germany won't send weapons to Ukraine, saying that would only escalate the situation.
29 Dec 2021
The Kremlin said a number of soldiers are returning to their permanent bases after finishing military drills. Western countries have accused Russia of amassing around 100,000 troops near Ukraine.
12 Sep 2020
State media says Belarusian border guards arrested Maria Kolesnikova as she attempted to leave the country "illegally." The opposition movement have not yet confirmed the news.