Countries bordering Belarus are warning that the migrant crisis on its border could escalate into a military confrontation.
Thousands of migrants are stranded on the border between Belarus and Poland in freezing conditions.
Western countries at the United Nations have accused Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus, of orchestrating the crisis in retaliation for sanctions imposed on his country.
Thousands of migrants have flown from the Middle East to Belarus, with the promise of entering the EU, then transported to its borders with Poland and Lithuania and Latvia.
Jane Hill presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Steve Rosenberg in Belarus, close to the Polish border.
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