News on 16.01.2013
18:15, — Politics
This past week, Catherine Ashton appointed Jerzy Pomianowski to become the first executive director of the new European Endowment for Democracy (EED).
18:01, — Politics
An organising committee to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the Belarusian People's Republic and the 150th anniversary of Kastus Kalinouski Uprising, was formed on January 16, the Day of Belarusian Solidarity.
15:48, — Politics
There's no sense in talking about a single opposition candidate for the 2015 elections.
15:15, — Politics
The activist of the European Belarus civic campaign, fined by the court of Minsk’s Pervomayskiy district, told about the circumstances of his arrest.
14:27, — Politics
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia Maya Pandgikidze commented on Lukashenka’s calls on Georgia to return to the CIS and also on the visit of Belarusian minsters to Tbilisi.
14:26, — society
Season tickets for February published in Belarusian
14:04, — Politics
Attitude to media as part of an ideological machine will not change.
13:41, — Culture
During the press-conference Aliaksandr Lukashenka admitted it twice that he did not know anything about the existence of forbidden musicians in Belarus.
13:36, — Politics
Dmitry Muratov, the editor-in-chief of Novaya Gazeta, figured out if the journalist could leave Belarus.
12:33, — society
“There were no executions of Poles” in Belarus, Lukashenka said at a press conference on January 15.
12:30, — Politics
A political prisoner is being persuaded to apply for a pardon.
11:42, — Economics
All the state-owned enterprises in Belarus will transfer 20% of their income to the budget.
11:34, — Politics
The Prosecutor General’s office of Lithuania addressed Sweden asking to take over the investigation of the case of the border crossing by Swedish activists, who dropped the “teddy bear landing force” on Belarus.
11:28, — Politics
Political prisoner Ales Byalyatski sent a letter home describing how he celebrated the start of 2013.
8:27, — Politics
Belarus has again been ranked among Not Free countries.