Ukraine warns Belarus that Moscow is planning to launch a military attack against the country under a “false flag” operation and then pin the blame back on Ukraine.

Ukrainian officials say that Belarus may be the target of a false-flag operation masterminded by Moscow. Kyiv’s alleged attempt to carry out sabotage at Belarusian critical infrastructure sites is what Russian intelligence warns against, according to Ukrainian intelligence.

The Ukrainian Defence Ministry’s Intelligence Division says Russia is planning a series of provocations against Belarus’ vital infrastructure, then blaming Ukraine for them.

Russia is likely to carry out false flag operations in Belarus’ Hrodno and Brest regions, which border Ukraine and the European Union, the directorate said. The Astravets Nuclear Power Plant is reportedly a primary target.

Ukraine has consistently denounced any attempts to interfere in Belarus’ internal affairs and has said it will not take part in any operations against its neighbor. President-elect Volodymyr Zelensky made similar statements, vowing that Ukraine would stay out of Russia’s plans to destabilize Belarus.

It is clear what Moscow wants from Belarus. It is trying to create a pretext for deploying its troops in the country and pushing out Ukraine from the region. The Kremlin wants Belarus to become a vassal state, which would be used as a buffer against Kyiv’s pro-Western ambitions.

Russia’s aggressive attitude towards Ukraine raises concerns about the current situation in Belarus. While it is still unclear what Moscow’s plans are, it is clear that Ukraine and Belarus will have to coordinate efforts in order to prevent any provocations or military conflicts. It is important for the two countries to stand together, united against any attempts of interference from third parties. By doing so, both states can exercise their sovereignty, protect their citizens and

Belarus’ Continued Support for Russia

According to the Community of Railroad Workers of Belarus, an initiative of railway workers of the Belarusian opposition, 65,000 metric tons of ammunition were sent from Belarus to Russia.