Ukraine War: Could Putin plot to draw Belarus into the conflict?

Videos
President Putin met with Belarusian President Lukashenko on 23 July to discuss a raft of strategic issues but with a focus on Putin’s proposed “Union State” – where Belarus becomes a “partner state” or satellite of Russia. However, the visit was extended by a further two days at Putin’s request.

Military analyst Sean Bell has stressed that Putin will be considering some form of “false flag” operation to coerce Belarus into the war.

Ukraine war latest: https://news.sky.com/story/ukraine-russia-war-latest-possible-reason-putin-is-letting-wagner-boss-sit-easy-attacks-near-nato-border-worrying-putin-to-visit-china-12541713

#putin #lukashenko #skynews

SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews
Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews
Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews
Follow us on TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@skynews

For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.bskyb.skynews.android&hl=en_GB

Sky News Daily podcast is available for free here: https://podfollow.com/skynewsdaily/

Sky News videos are now available in Spanish here/Los video de Sky News están disponibles en español aquí: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCzG5BnqHO8oNlrPDW9CYJog

To enquire about licensing Sky News content, you can find more information here: https://news.sky.com/info/library-sales