ICBPS Morning Brief- China announced it will join the Russian military exercises this month along with Iran, Armenia, Belarus, Myanmar, Pakistan, and others. Chinese and Russian forces allegedly will take part in joint military exercises in southern Russia later this month along with troops from other countries, dubbed "Caucus" drills.
ICBPS MORNING BRIEF- The Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova was abducted by masked men in broad daylight as protests in the eastern European country enter the 30th day.
ICBPS MORNING BRIEF- Belarusian opposition activist Olga Kovalkova was forced to leave Belarus after arrest. The senior figure in the Belarusian opposition Coordination Council, Kovalkova arrived in Polish capital, Warsaw, on Saturday, declaring she was forced by authorities in Belarus to leave her homeland.