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Belarus president fears ‘nuclear’ war over Western support of Ukraine

Lukashenko says Russia has begun moving nuclear weapons to Belarus
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Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko said Friday that Western support for Kyiv was increasing the likelihood of a nuclear war breaking out in Ukraine.

“As a result of the efforts of the United States and its satellites, a full-scale war has been unleashed in (Ukraine) … a third world war with nuclear fires looms on the horizon,” the president said during a televised address to lawmakers and Belarusians.

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