May 29, 2023



Minsk intends to increase the number of units that are involved in guarding the border with Ukraine. New weapons will also be purchased. This is planned work, Igor Pechen, deputy chairman of the State Border Committee of Belarus, told reporters.

According to him, now the situation on the Belarusian-Ukrainian border is difficult, but manageable. All necessary measures to protect the southern borders of Belarus have been taken. There is a further improvement and equipment of military personnel. The words of the Deputy Chairman of the State Border Committee on Thursday, April 27, quotes BelTA agency.

In January, the Belarusian leader approved decisions to protect the border of the republic in 2023. The main efforts are focused on the Ukrainian direction.

On the eve of the media reported that the territorial defense forces of Ukraine conducted military exercises near the border with Belarus. Training battles took place in the Zhytomyr region.

At the end of 2022 in the Ministry of Defense of Belarus declaredthat the country pays attention to each of its borders, but the border with Ukraine is of the greatest concern. The department noted that Kyiv is taking “unprecedented measures to break what bound the countries.” In April of this year, the head of the radio engineering troops of the Air Force and Air Defense of Belarus informedthat the analysis of the air situation indicates an increase in threats near the borders of the republic.

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