Belarus’ foreign minister reportedly died by suicide after meeting Putin officials

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2023
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The pro-West foreign minister of Belarus died by suicide just days after returning from a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s officials in Armenia, according to a new report. 

Long-serving Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, 64, was reported to have suffered a heart attack when he died suddenly on Nov. 26.

But according to reporting by the independent Belarusian media outlet Nasha Niva, citing four unrelated sources, the liberal-leaning Makei took his own life four days after attending the summit in Armenia.

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