Problems for Poland and Belarus – level 2

18-11-2021 07:00

Thousands of people are trying to escape Belarus, and the situation is getting worse on the border between Poland and Belarus. Many migrants want to leave Belarus because they have no work and nothing to eat.

They went to the border last week, but Polish soldiers stopped them. Then, Belarusian soldiers wanted the situation under control and stopped the migrants from leaving the country. Some people said that soldiers took their phones. Several people also died because they slept in tents, and it was too cold at night.

The EU said that the Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko wanted to make the EU look less powerful, but Lukashenko said that it was not true.

Difficult words: escape (to get away from something), migrant (a person who leaves his country to live a better life somewhere else), powerful (strong).

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