News on 19.04.2012
16:11, — Politics
Mahiliou Leninski District Department of the Investigative Committee has dismissed a complaint lodged by local resident Maksim Aliamouski, who demanded to prosecute four policemen for alleged forgery of a fingerprinting examination report and illegal applying of the Interior Ministry’s Decree No. 68.
15:37, — Politics
The Nobel Committee has admitted the nomination of Viasna leader Ales Bialiatski for the 2012 Peace Prize, Polskie Radio reports, quoting Polish Sejm MP Andrzej Halicki and chairman of the Freedom and Democracy Foundation Tomasz Pisula.
15:34, — Politics
Former political prisoner Vasil Parfyankou may face 18 months in custody, 18 months of restriction of freedom or a suspended sentence.
15:25, — Politics
We offer you a 2011 report by the Working Group on Investments of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus by the end of 2011.
14:35, — Politics
The release of presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov and his agent Zmitser Bandarneka have become the number one topic in Belarusian blogs this week.
14:05, — Economics
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its long-term sovereign credit rating on Belarus at 'B-' and revised the outlook to stable from negative.
13:33, — Politics
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has said Kyiv welcomes the release of Andrei Sannikov, an opposition member and former candidate for Belarusian president.
13:13, — Economics
The Belarusian Transport Inspection strengthened control procedures for carriers from Lithuania and other EU countries on the Belarusian-Lithuanian border.
13:07, — Politics
The General Prosecutor’s Office of Belarus has given an “explanatory talk” with the former presidential candidate Dzmitry Uss.
12:53, — Politics
Minsk Maskouski District Court has fined Marharyta Lavyshyk, girlfriend of Viachalsau Dziyanau, coordinator of the Revolution through Social Networks online campaign, BYR 1.5 mln for alleged violation of Art. 17.1 of the Administrative Code (disorderly conduct).
12:48, — Politics
The UN Security Council considered the report of its experts on the illegal supply of arms in the Ivory Coast.
12:00, — Politics
Belarus counts to solve a question on issuing a tranche the EurAsEC Anti-Crisis Fund (ACF) loan in May.
11:49, — Politics
The position of Belarus on the return of the European ambassadors to Minsk remains unchanged.
11:21, — Politics
Applicants for holding Chernobyl Way-2012 have been summoned to come to Minsk city executive committee to clarify technical moments of the rally.
10:48, — Economics
Standard & Poor's revised the credit outlook of Belarus to stable from negative on signs the economy is stabilizing and liquidity constrains are easing.
10:45, — Politics
The ambassadors of the EU countries may return to Belarus in the nearest days.
9:45, — Politics
Brest-based human rights activist Uladzimir Vyalichkin proposed an initiative to hold a picket to support the head of Viasna human rights centre.
9:09, — Politics
The girlfriend of Revolution through Social Networks organization is imprisoned.