Belarus president threatens to cut Europe’s gas supply amid migrant crisis at border with Poland
Belarus' Geographic Challenge
Eastern European countries look to NATO for help with Belarus border crisis | ABC News
Dozens of migrants arrive and wait at the Belarus-Poland border crossing (2) | AFP
Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Covering an area of 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) and with a population of 9.3 million, Belarus is the thirteenth-largest and the twentieth-most populous country in Europe. The country is administratively divided into seven regions. Minsk is the capital and largest city.