News on 22.02.2013
18:30 It is time Europe stops flirting with the dictator 67
A round table on the situation in Belarus was held within the winter session of the PA OSCE in Vienna.
16:46 Portrait of Byalyatski in Minsk metro photo 17
A photo of political prisoner Ales Byalyatski was placed instead of an advertising poster in a metro train in Minsk.
16:23 Post-election protester Andrei Paznyak released from correctional labour 4
The court of Minsk's Frunzenski district heard the case of releasing Andrei Paznyak, a participant of the 2010 post-election protests, on parole and released him from punishment on February 21.
15:24 Viktar Ivashkevich: Lukashenka wants to rob people again 32
The fact that the Belarusian ruler already said the same words ahead of the 2011 devaluation means that he lies.
14:35 5 days in custody for action to defend Belarusian language
Sculptor Henik Loika has been sentenced to five days in custody for a picket for Belarusian language in gymnasium No. 4 in Minsk.
13:54 Fine of 30 penalty units for Wave of Solidarity
Vitebsk activists of the organising committee to create Belarusian Christian Democracy party Alyaksei Kishchuk and Stanislau Laurenau were fined 30 penalty units each.
13:05 Lukashenka announces creation of “joint army” of Belarus and Russia 1
The dictator called a priority strengthening the regional military forces in the western direction.
12:56 Lukashenka: No reasons for devaluation. Again? 257
The dictator again said there are no plans to devalue the national currency.
12:44 Political prisoner Malchanau denied early release on parole
Aliaksandr Malchanau will not be able to be released early from the colony in Navasady near Barysau.
12:00 Pavel Sevyarynets: Dialogue with EU is just tool to blackmail Kremlin
The authorities want not to have a dialogue, but dictate terms.
10:00 Political prisoner Autukhovich reprimanded again 4
Mikalai Autukhovich found out about the penalty by accident in three month after it was pronounced.
9:09 They lied again: Passports are still needed to use internet photo 30
Passport control remains valid in internet cafes despite the statements by the authorities.
8:13 Defense Ministry covers for maintenance shops? 20
The Investigatory Committee has initiated a criminal case on the fact of an extortion of a large bride for Defense Ministry officials.