News on 21.03.2012
17:45, — Politics
On March 21 the Seimas of Lithuania held a round table discussion dedicated to Belarusian-Lithuanian relations.
17:09, — Politics
The General Prosecutor’s Office of Belarus accomplishes the inspection of circumstances of filing “a petition for pardon” by a presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov.
17:01, — Politics
Alena Kavalenka visited her husband, a political prisoner Syarhei Kavalenka, in the remand prison in Valaldraski Street in Minsk.
16:35, By David J. Kramer and Joerg Forbrig, “EUobserver” — Politics
True to his image as Europe's last dictator, Belarus' Alexander Lukashenko has just added two more crimes to a long list of repressions against his own people.
14:51, — Politics
Lukashenka supporters are angry at the EU travel ban, but it's not the first year when Belarus bans entry to the country for citizens of other states to enter Belarus.
13:44, — Politics
The Belarusian authorities are going to make the list of travel banned to work at full capacity.
13:04, — Politics
Valyantsin Stefanovich cannot leave Belarus due to the “draft evasion”.
12:28, — Politics
It should be reminded that the agenda for a meeting on EU sanctions has leaked from the presidential administration.
12:27, — Nuclear power plant in Belarus
Valery Limarenko, the acting president of Atomstroyexport company, thinks the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant will begin in April 2012.
11:57, — Politics
Lukashenka has expressed condolences to the relatives of executed Kanavalau and Kavalyou.
11:17, — Politics
Ljubljana will not block the candidature of Belarusian oligarch Yury Chyzh (Yuri Chizh), a parter of Slovenian Riko company.
11:13, — Politics
On March 20, Andrei Bandarenka received an official reply from the military enlistment office of the town of Kirau. The reply reads he is not subject to the draft.
10:54, — Politics
Valery Ukhnalyou, the deputy head of the Belarusian Left Party “Fair World”, was not allowed to cross the state border this morning.
10:37, — Politics
Posters with fictional characters of fairy tales and cartoons have emerged in the streets of Minsk.
10:34, — Politics
Participants of the organizing committee of Freedom Day celebration are to hold a press-conference today at the noon.
10:30, — Politics
Economic sanctions are a very strong mechanism, and it should not be disregarded, the former political prisoner believes.
9:21, — Politics
Ukraine supports the statement of the European Union which condemns the execution by the Belarusian authorities of the persons charged with terrorist attack in Minsk metro.
9:12, AFP — Politics
An anonymous senior official in the EU said sanctions being considered targeted 29 firms and 12 people, nine of them involved in the judiciary.
2:13, — Politics
Baltic mass media have revealed one more defender of Lukashenka’s regime from the EU sanctions.
0:00, — Politics
The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs & Security Policy Catherine Ashton commented on the EU’s policy regarding Belarus during a session of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs.