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CoCo Vandeweghe Leads the U.S. Team in the Fed Cup Final
Vandeweghe, who is in the top 10 for the first time, has been a constant for the Americans, who will face Belarus as they try to win their first title since 2000.
How Europe’s Last Dictatorship Became a Tech Hub
Minsk, the capital of Belarus, is home to more than 30,000 tech workers, and many of them are creating mobile apps used across the world.
Vast Exercise Demonstrated Russia’s Growing Military Prowess
The exercise revealed significant strides in Moscow’s ability to conduct complex, large-scale operations using drones and other new technology, officials said.
Russian Military Helicopter Fires Rockets by Accident
A video showed rockets exploding in a parking lot, damaging a truck and nearly killing a bystander.
Russia’s War Games With Fake Enemies Cause Real Alarm
Joint Russian and Belarusian military exercises will target fictional countries that look an awful lot like the Baltic States.
Russia-West Balancing Act Grows Ever More Wobbly in Belarus
President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has long walked a tightrope between Russia and the West. But with a new Cold War looming, he may have to pick a side.
Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression
American military officials are concerned that Russia will use the maneuvers as a pretext to increase its presence in Belarus, which borders three NATO allies.
With Baby in Tow, Victoria Azarenka Returns to Tennis — and Her Roots
After an extended break from competition, Azarenka is training in her native Belarus with a new coach and a new traveling companion: her infant son.
Head of Track and Field in Belarus Avoids Ban
Vadim Devyatovskiy, the head of track and field in Belarus, avoided a lengthy ban after winning a marathon legal battle against the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Canada Edges Switzerland
Matt Barzal scored in a shootout to lift Canada to a 3-2 win over Switzerland in the world junior hockey championship in Helsinki, Finland. Russia beat Belarus, 4-1.
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