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News on 18.09.2012

18.09.2012

Underground, but Not Buried  ? 12

16:53, By Joerg Forbrig, Transitions online Politics

Underground, but Not Buried

The saga of Charter97 says much of the dedication of Lukashenka's opponents as well as the misguided support of the West.

Syarhei Hryts: I was hit in my right eye with a fist, my glasses were broken  ? 63

15:46, Politics

Syarhei Hryts: I was hit in my right eye with a fist, my glasses were broken

A photographer working for the Associated Press says how he was detained today near Frunzenski supermarket.

The Germans was teaching Belarusians how to use spy technologies against demonstrators  ? 39

14:46, Politics

The Germans was teaching Belarusians how to use spy technologies against demonstrators

Belarusian security services used the program Analyst's Notebook against opposition.

Observer in Vitebsk was arrested right at the polling station 11

14:45, Politics

Observer in Vitebsk was arrested right at the polling station

Jauhen Gutsalau was an observer from the BCD on the 71st polling station of Vitebsk-Oktyabrsky constituency.

Voters are "suggested" the right candidate 11

14:18, Politics

Voters are "suggested" the right candidate

independent observers Anatoly Rodzik and Pavel Levinau have noticed a strange pattern.

Strike at Tractor plant?  ? 55

14:11, society

Strike at Tractor plant?

Workers of the quality control department at the Minsk Tractor Plant have been having a hidden strike for the last few days.

Withdrawn candidates have not been struck off the ballot 8

13:30, Politics

Withdrawn candidates have not been struck off the ballot

Candidate Vladimir Romanovsky of the UCP, which has been withdrawn from the elections on September 15, is still not removed from the ballot at precincts of Minsk South-West electoral district number 99.

Minsk resident has voted ... according to the direction from her work 29

12:53, Politics

Minsk resident has voted ... according to the direction from her work

On the 346th precinct of the 101 electoral district of the capital city a Minsk resident voted early in accordance with a direction from her work.

Akute to be a support act for Placebo in Minsk

12:28, Culture

Akute to be a support act for Placebo in Minsk

The famous Brits liked the music played by the Mahileu band.

A picket in Minsk to boycott the "elections" was dispersed: journalists are beaten (Photo)  ? 86

12:28, Politics

A picket in Minsk to boycott the "elections" was dispersed: journalists are beaten (Photo)

(is being updated) activists of Zmena and journalists were detained and beaten.

Mogilev observers were not allowed to the polling stations for two hours 12

12:16, Politics

Mogilev observers were not allowed to the polling stations for two hours

Members of the district commission of Mogilev industrial constituency 87 for two hours could not deal with their duties.

Lyavon Volski: Compromise is not acceptable

12:15, Politics

Lyavon Volski: Compromise is not acceptable

Banned concert of "Krambambulya" at the festival "Kamyanitsa" was the last straw.

Journalist was left without his certificate near the residence of Lukashenka

11:57, Politics

Journalist was left without his certificate near the residence of Lukashenka

The incident occurred in the evening of September 17 at Krasnoarmeyskaya Street in Minsk, not far from the Lukashenka's administration.

Dashkevich leaves Vitebsk detention facility?  ?

11:07, Politics

Dashkevich leaves Vitebsk detention facility?

A lawyer has been denied access to a political prisoner for no reasons.

In Vitebsk Lukashenka has campaigned for a boycott (Photo) 23

10:51, Politics

In Vitebsk Lukashenka has campaigned for a boycott (Photo)

Activists of the Belarusian Christian Democracy held another rally for a boycott of the "elections."

The Ministry of Justice has demanded a list of Speakers of the UCP 10

10:37, Politics

The Ministry of Justice has demanded a list of Speakers of the UCP

Recently the Ministry of Justice has also demanded the decision of the Congress of the United Civil Party about withdrawal of candidates from the "elections".

Import of light motor vehicles reduced by six times 23

9:45, Auto

Import of light motor vehicles reduced by six times

On January-July this year the import of light motor vehicles amounted up to 43.7 thousand pieces.

Awful stampede at Kastrychnitskaya metro station (Photo)  ? 69

9:21, Events

Awful stampede at Kastrychnitskaya metro station (Photo)

It happened today at 7:50 am, a woman fell on the handrail.

Stanislau Shushkevich: Election in Belarus is a joke (Video) 27

9:14, Politics

Stanislau Shushkevich: Election in Belarus is a joke (Video)

The first head of independent Belarus addressed the people of Belarus on occasion of the forthcoming elections.

Lukashenka administration corruption scandal  ? 57

8:15, crime

Lukashenka administration corruption scandal

The presidential administration may appear to have been dragged into a scandal relating to sales of land.

Partners in crime  ? 213

0:05, Natallia Radzina, editor-in-chief of charter97.org Politics

Partners in crime

Dictator Lukashenka is playing a horrible game with the opposition and even international observers.

          






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