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Belarus: KGB works with Russia to prevent supposed coup, organisers detained

    Research Team
    EmergingMarketWatch
    19 April 2021
    • Russian FSB detains organisers who supposedly wanted to assassinate president and his children
    • Lukashenko points to Washington and Poland as masterminds, Moscow accuses Ukrainian nationalists
    • There are inconsistencies in Russian and Belarusian reporting, Lukashenko says very important decision to follow
    • Incident appears very convenient for Moscow and Minsk, which raises suspicions