Friends to the end: The countries that support Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

As Russia’s invasion unfolds, several partners to Moscow break the unanimity of condemnation of the war and Putin’s international isolation, reports Ahmed Aboudouh

<p>Masks with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on display in a street market as souvenirs in St. Petersburg</p>

Masks with portraits of Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), and Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko on display in a street market as souvenirs in St. Petersburg

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Russia’s invasion of Ukraine attracted sweeping condemnation from the US, the UK, European powers and other western countries.

But several countries have backed Moscow over its actions.

Belarus

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