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8.10.2012

Who would be assigned as a terrorist?  ? 79

17:42, Politics

Who would be assigned as a terrorist?

The house of the representatives in the second reading adopted the amendments to the legislation on the issues of fight against terrorism and counteraction to extremism.

Human rights defender was detained at the border

17:37, Politics

Human rights defender was detained at the border

Anastasia Loika was detained for several hours at the border crossing point while returning home from Vilnius on October, 6.

Maksim Zhbankou expelled from Listapad film critics jury 11

17:36, Culture

Maksim Zhbankou expelled from Listapad film critics jury

Belarusian film critic Maksim Zhbankou was expelled from the film critics jury at Listapad International Film Festival scheduled for November 29 in Minsk.

Kavalenka put under preventive control for two years 8

17:11, Politics

Kavalenka put under preventive control for two years

The former political prisoner was called to police on 8 October.

Stasys Kaušinis: Belarusian officials are legalizing dubious incomes 16

16:56, Politics

Stasys Kaušinis: Belarusian officials are legalizing dubious incomes

The Lithuanian human rights activist commented for charter97.org on the information about the Lukashenkas entourage purchasing real estate in Vilnius.

Channel 4 News: UK sells Belarus arms and trains military  ? 35

16:26, Politics

Channel 4 News: UK sells Belarus arms and trains military

Britain sold to Belarus some £3m worth of arms exports.

Do you need such a parliament? 7

16:07, Politics

Do you need such a parliament?

The activists of the civic campaign European Belarus held a performance near the National Library in Minsk.

Professor fired for a fairy-tale about Pahonia 20

15:44, Politics

Professor fired for a fairy-tale about Pahonia

His fairy-tales the head of the Innovation center for law education Ihar Kuzminich posted on his blog.

Polatsk Saint Sophia Cathedral stands roofless (Photo)

15:13, society

Polatsk Saint Sophia Cathedral stands roofless (Photo)

Strong winds have damaged over 300 square meters of the iron roof.

Fined for a Freedom for political prisoners banner

14:57, Politics

Fined for a Freedom for political prisoners banner

A BChD activist from Navapolatsk, who in the morning on 8 October tried to hang out a banner Freedom for political prisoners, was fined for triple baseline rate.

Belarus: inside Europe's last dictatorship 23

14:36, Sigrid Rausing, The Guardian Politics

Belarus: inside Europe's last dictatorship

Belarus is stuck in the Soviet past, under the grip of a brutal regime. But a few dissidents still cling to the small hope that things will improve.

Sevyarynets and Khadanovich in ONT TV news (Video) 4

14:33, society

Sevyarynets and Khadanovich in ONT TV news (Video)

They were shown in a news report about an investment forum.

New banknotes delivered to Minsk?  ? 78

14:09, Economics

New banknotes delivered to Minsk?

Ten tonnes of banknotes have recently been delivered from Europe to Minsk by planes.

Pavel Sevyarynets: Lukashenka's henchmen prepare escape routes 17

14:08, Politics

Pavel Sevyarynets: Lukashenka's henchmen prepare escape routes

The question is in how many countries Belarusian officials already bought real estate, a politician thinks.

The investigation on the case of Zakharanka prolonged till 24 December 11

13:49, Politics

The investigation on the case of Zakharanka prolonged till 24 December

The human rights activist Aleg Volchak received a notification about that from the Investigation Committee.

UN makes a stand for Aleg Volchak 9

13:47, Politics

UN makes a stand for Aleg Volchak

The UNs special reporter on independent judicial system and advocacy expressed her support to the Belarusian human rights activist.

Lukashenka's retinue buys property in Lithuania  ? 131

12:40, Politics

Lukashenka's retinue buys property in Lithuania

Myasnikovich, Martynau, Shakitin and Chyzh are among buyers of expensive real estate in Vilnius.

Police: No one beat the photographer Grits (Photos) 25

12:21, Politics

Police: No one beat the photographer Grits (Photos)

The journalist beaten by police on 18 September was rejected to have a suit filed on that matter.

Lukashenka: Is Belarusian regime really tougher than Russian one?  ?

11:35, Politics

Lukashenka: Is Belarusian regime really tougher than Russian one?

Mir TV showed another portion of sincere remarks of the Belarusian dictator.

Minsk hotels ready for devaluation  ? 19

11:06, Economics

Minsk hotels ready for devaluation

Devaluation expectations in Minsk remain high.

More than 300 signatures for fired associate professor 14

9:44, Politics

More than 300 signatures for fired associate professor

As many as 300 people signed the open letter to support Andrei Charnyakevich, a fired associate professor of the University of Hrodna.

Hockey club bus rams ambulance (Photo) 10

9:27, Events

Hockey club bus rams ambulance (Photo)

The bus belonging to HC "Yunatstva-Misnk" has been involved in a road accident near the Academy of Sciences in Minsk.

          






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