How Russia-Belarus ties evolved over the years

A look at how the neighbours' relations changed in recent years with trade and Belarus' sovereignty under the spotlight.

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    The leaders of Belarus and Russia are meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, with the hope of repairing their frayed relationship.

    Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has accused Russia of using its oil and gas reserves to deepen its control over Belarus.

     

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker takes a closer look at how Russia-Belarus ties have evolved over the years.


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