Belarusian president displays map suggesting Putin plans to attack Moldova

Alexander Lukashenko
(Image credit: MAXIM GUCHEK/BELTA/AFP via Getty Images)

Russia may be planning aggressive moves against the Republic of Moldova, according to a map Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko displayed during a meeting of his country's security council.

Lukashenko is a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. He seemingly allowed Putin to use Belarus as a staging ground for his invasion of Ukraine and is reportedly planning to commit his own country's troops to the conflict.

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