LIVE UPDATES: In the confusion following the terrorist attacks on the airport and metro in Brussels, where 31 have already been killed and at least 130 injured, a strange accusation emerged from Russia’s propaganda TV LifeNews: two Belarusian brothers and their Dagestani friend who now has Belarusian citizenship were claimed to have been arrested for the bombings. They deny any involvement.
Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.
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