Two long-range strategic Tu-22M3 bombers flew a four-hour mission to join patrols of air space along the western borders of ally Belarus, according to the Russian Defence Ministry.
In an interview with TRT, Alexander Lukashenko accuses the US and other nations of invading and destroying refugees’ home countries.
Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki claims that "today the target is Poland, but tomorrow it will be Germany, Belgium, France or Spain" as he prepared to meet with EU leaders to discuss the crisis.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko who was blamed for the border crisis denies the claims criticising the EU for not taking migrants and refugees into their countries.
The refugees and migrants who were camped in the cold on the Poland-Belarus border have been moved to a nearby warehouse in Belarusian territory.
The current escalations at the border are not the result of migrating asylum seekers or the actions of smugglers, but rather the political decisions of Belarus, Poland, and the EU.
German and Belarusian leaders discussed ways to provide humanitarian aid and take measures to prevent the migrant crisis on the Belarus-Poland border from escalating.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said Russian nuclear-capable bombers were necessary for him to monitor the migrant crisis at the border with Poland.
EU and NATO accuse President Alexander Lukashenko of using migrants as a weapon to pressure the West by sending migrants onto the borders of Poland and the Baltic states.
European governments accuse the Minsk government of luring refugees from the Middle East to Belarus to send them across the border to the European Union soil in retaliation for sanctions.
Polish PM accuses Minsk of "state terrorism" as Belarus warns Warsaw of violating internation norms in its treatment of migrants.
Hundreds of migrants seek to storm the border from Belarus into Poland, escalating a crisis along the EU's eastern border that has been simmering for months.
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