Jailed Belarus Opposition Leader Hospitalized

A prominent Belarusian opposition leader serving an 11-year prison sentence for helping organize anti-government protests was in stable condition Wednesday after being rushed to hospital, her family and allies say.

Belarus: Authorities ban Christian church congregation from holding worship services

Authorities have now ordered the congregation at the New Life Church in Minsk, Belarus, to stop even the outdoor parking lot meetings they were reduced to after city officials sealed their church building last year, Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) reports. Ideologically close and loyal to Russia’s President Putin, Belarus’ authoritarian regime has criminalized unregistered Christian activity.

Evangelicals Pray For Ukraine As Rockets Take Toll

Two groups representing more than 600 million evangelical Christians urged prayers for an end to the war in Ukraine as territories still controlled by Kyiv observed Ukraine’s Independence Day.

Chinese Troops Joining War Games In Russia

Chinese troops will be in Russia to join military exercises led by the host along with India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan, and other anti-western countries, China’s defense ministry says.

Russia Hit Ukraine’s Capital, Cities As G7 Gathers

Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky was to address the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy nations on Monday after Russian missile strikes on the capital Kyiv and other areas killed at least one person and injured many more.

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