On January 23, the U.S. Embassy in Minsk issued a Security Alert reminding U.S. citizens to exercise increased awareness and vigilance regarding political and military tensions in the region. The alert notes of concerning reports of further unusual Russian military activity near Ukraine’s borders, including the border with Belarus. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid public demonstrations and to regularly reevaluate possible departure plans in the event of an emergency. Read in full below:
The U.S. government has issued a security alert for Belarus in light of Russian military activity near Ukraine. U.S. citizens in Belarus should regularly reevaluate possible departure plans in the event of an emergency. Read the full alert: https://t.co/TOcBFFn1ai
— U.S. Embassy Minsk (@USEmbBy) January 24, 2022
— Ars Technica (@arstechnica) January 24, 2022
We have encryption keys, and we are ready to return Belarusian Railroad's systems to normal mode. Our conditions:
🔺 Release of the 50 political prisoners who are most in need of medical assistance.
🔺Preventing the presence of Russian troops on the territory of #Belarus. https://t.co/QBf0vtcNbK
— Belarusian Cyber-Partisans (@cpartisans) January 24, 2022
33 echelons of the Russian army arrived in #Belarus in a week
A record number of #Russian troops are moving into the country. There have never been so many of them at any exercise before.
A total of 200 trains with Russian soldiers and military equipment will arrive in Belarus. pic.twitter.com/Te0fDk7BAF
— NEXTA (@nexta_tv) January 21, 2022