Belarusian-Russian military cooperation

The Volga early-warning radar near Hancavicy in Belarus /

The current agreement on the use of Russia's early-warning radar and naval communication center in Belarus will expire in 2021.

SU-30SM bought from Russia /​

France-made equipment replaces Russian HUD displays and gyroscopes due to Russia's technological backwardness, experts say.

Raman Pratasevich, Euroradio

The rehearsal was organized near the stele “Minsk – hero city”.

Photo: TASS

Russian Ambassador in Minsk reckons Belarus is currently capable of repelling any aggression and no additional steps are needed.

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. BELTA image

Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu is in Belarus' capital Minsk, says Poland's plans do not contribute to regional security.

Mikhail Babich. Photo: TASS

Russian Ambassador to Belarus Mikhail Babich comments on US plans to deploy a base in Poland.

Radar station ‘Volga’. Photo:

Belarus may refuse from hosting the Russian military radars or prolong the existing rental agreement in 2020.


The 1995 Belarus-Russia deal on the lease of land for a Navy communication center and an air defense radar will expire in 2020.

Belarus Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makei. Photo: Reuters

Foreign Minister Makei says Minsk is ready to revise its stance and allow a Russian base in response to a US base in Poland.