News on 7.10.2013
16:45, — Economics
The state-owned package of shares (25.9%) in ZAO VTB Bank (Belarus) has been sold for $19.110 million. The contract was signed in Minsk on 7 October.
16:35, — Politics
The border regime between Ukraine and countries of the Customs Union may be strengthened after signing an agreement between Kyiv and the EU.
16:27, — Politics
A publisher says he won't give up.
16:21, — Events
An officer of the Hrodna border group received an injury that caused his death.
15:07, — Politics
The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Belarus has sent materials concerning executives of ZAO Belarusian Potash Company to the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation.
14:44, — Culture
The Belarusian TV and Radio Company has made their choice for the 2013 Juniour Eurovision Song Contest and picked their singer for Kiev.
14:43, — Politics
Ihar Alienievich, who is serving the imprisonment term in the penal colony in Navapolatsk, was put in a penal cell on his birthday, 24 September.
14:40, — Sport
Dinamo Minsk beat Avangard Omsk at Minsk Arena on 4 October to make it the team’s two wins in row for the first time this KHL season.
14:38, — Sport
Belarus’ Max Mirnyi and Romania’s Horia Tecau have won the men’s doubles event at the China Open which prize pot is $5.185 million.
13:51, — Politics
Representatives of eight journalist organizations demand to reconsider the decision by the Ministry of Information of Belarus.
13:20, — Politics
The movie Long live Belarus! received the grand prix of the Austrian film festival GAFFA.
13:00, — Politics
The KGB announced an action on the state procurement website.
12:40, — Culture
The premiere of the song “Tank” by Belarusian band Lyapis Trubetskoy took place on Nashe Radio on October 7.
12:30, — Politics
Myasnikovich and Medvedev discuss bilateral, multilateral cooperation.
12:06, — Politics
The Investigative Committee of Belarus on Friday announced plans to hand over part of its investigation against executives representing potash producer Uralkali to the Russian authorities.
12:02, — Politics
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov is to arrive in Belarus on Monday for a two-day official visit, according to the website of the Ukrainian government.
12:01, — Politics
Hundreds of mourners packed a funeral services hall in Minsk on Saturday to pay last respects to veteran opposition politician Viktar Ivashkievich (Ivashkevich).
11:54, — Politics
The private entrepreneur Lohvinau was informed on September 23 that his license for publishing activities had been withdrawn.
11:47, — Politics
On the Teacher’s Day we speak of teachers, who are not ashamed to look into children’s eyes.
11:04, — Politics
The list of bidders for Suleiman Kerimov's stake in Russian potash producer Uralkali has been narrowed to three, Russia's newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday.
10:54, — Politics
Mikalaj Statkievich’s spouse received a response to her complaint from the Mahilou office of the penitentiary department.
10:32, — Politics
The statement was made by Andrei Sannikov, the leader of the civil campaign European Belarus.
10:31, — Politics
Political prisoner Mikalai Statkevich decided not to seek medical help in prison.
8:56, — Events
A service member was killed during the Belarusian-Russian joint military exercises, witnesses report.
7:51, — Politics
Representatives of the Catholic Church are sure that the arrested priest is innocent.
7:35, — Politics
Hrodna ideologists to examine Karbalevich's book about Lukashenka for extremism.