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Rada to recognize Russia as aggressor and ask the world for weapons

Rada to recognize Russia as aggressor and ask the world for weapons  ? 11

27.01, 14:36 Ukraine

This statement will be an appeal to the parliaments of the world to provide military and technical assistance to the country.

Lukashenka: Situation is not easy

Lukashenka: Situation is not easy  71

27.01, 16:09 Economics

The dictator warns that the process of tackling the crisis will take a longer time than expected.

Vice Minister of Trade: No tomatoes in shops? Buy cucumbers

Vice Minister of Trade: No tomatoes in shops? Buy cucumbers  64

27.01, 15:33 Economics

There are notably less quality vegetables and fruits on store shelves now.

Belarus prepares to send peacekeeping forces to Ukraine?

Belarus prepares to send peacekeeping forces to Ukraine?  109

27.01, 15:29 Politics

Belarus's leadership has decided which side to take.


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27.01

Belarus' Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal

15:24, Culture

Belarus' Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal

The Belarusian duet Uzari & Maimuna will perform during the second half of the 2015 Eurovision first semifinal on 19 May.

S&P downgrades Russia to speculative BB+ level

15:21, Economics

S&P downgrades Russia to speculative BB+ level

The international rating agency Standard & Poor`s has downgraded the credit rating of the Russian Federation to the speculative BB+ from BBB- level, and the forecast is negative.

Lukashenka and Poroshenko had a telephone conversation 13

15:09, Ukraine

Lukashenka and Poroshenko had a telephone conversation

Today presidents of Belarus and Ukraine have had a telephone conversation.

Andrei Sharenda: Authorities are trying to stifle any activity

14:56, Politics

Andrei Sharenda: Authorities are trying to stifle any activity

On the eve of the presidential elections authorities intensify repressions.

Lukashenka to hold press conference on 29 January 42

14:45, Politics

Lukashenka to hold press conference on 29 January

Aliaksandr Lukashenka will hold a press conference for Belarusian and foreign mass media on 29 January.

Belarusbanks client: Supply dollars or let us refill foreign currency accounts 29

14:21, Economics

Belarusbanks client: Supply dollars or let us refill foreign currency accounts

A man gave a severe rating to employees in a bank not far from Minsk for their denial to carry out a transaction.

Vitsebsk residents raise money for political prisoner Vaskovich

13:59, Politics

Vitsebsk residents raise money for political prisoner Vaskovich

Yauhen Vaskovich, who serves a term of imprisonment in a correctional facility in Mahilou, has problems with health.

Mirnyi out of Australian Open 5

13:32, Sport

Mirnyi out of Australian Open

Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Spain's Feliciano Lopez lost to Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil 0-6, 6-3, 6-7 (4-7) in the Australian Open men's quarterfinal.

Defense Ministry develops cohesion of combat units

13:30, Army

Defense Ministry develops cohesion of combat units

Links and military units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue their intensive scheduled military trainings.

EU leaders warn of more sanctions against Russia  ? 8

13:15, Politics

EU leaders warn of more sanctions against Russia

EU leaders call on the Ministers of Foreign Affairs to consider new sanctions against Russia.

Dollar continues rapid growth Br15,310 30

11:49, Economics

Dollar continues rapid growth  Br15,310

The US dollar rose against the Belarusian ruble by 210 rubles to Br15,310.

Activist complains about offensive actions by police officers 16

11:41, Politics

Activist complains about offensive actions by police officers

Nina Bahinskaya has filed a complaint in the Tsentralny District Prosecutors Office.

Kupchyna and Mora discuss the development of relations between the EU and Belarus photos 4

9:09, Politics

Kupchyna and Mora discuss the development of relations between the EU and Belarus

Details of the meeting are unknown.

Reason for detention of Siarhei Ryzhou is still unknown 3

8:52, Society

Reason for detention of Siarhei Ryzhou is still unknown

Siarhei Ryzhou's mother was trying to visit him in Vitebsk remand prison where he is still being held for unknown reasons.

Belarusians of Warsaw demand the release of activists detained in Minsk photos 1

8:38, Politics

Belarusians of Warsaw demand the release of activists detained in Minsk

A picket was held near the embassies of Belarus and Ukraine in Poland.

US detains three Russians for espionage, including attaché of UN mission

8:06, In The World

US detains three Russians for espionage, including attaché of UN mission

Three Russians have been charged with espionage in the United States, Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy reported on Monday, with reference to Reuters.

Year of spongers and the unemployed photos 43

8:03, Society

Year of spongers and the unemployed

It will be hard for Belarusians to find a job in 2015.

Reservists mobilised across country  ? 114

7:48, Army

Reservists mobilised across country

Belarus actively calls up reservists for training.

26.01

Dinamo Brest football players wages held back for 3 months 9

19:44, Sport

Dinamo Brest football players wages held back for 3 months

Besides, employees of the administrative headquarters are not paid wages for more than 4 months.

European Belarus coordinator goes on waterless hunger strike in prison  ? 13

17:46, Politics

European Belarus coordinator goes on waterless hunger strike in prison

The oppositionist protests against unfair verdict.

UCP leader to stand trial for Je suis Charlie poster 4

17:06, Politics

UCP leader to stand trial for Je suis Charlie poster

The authorities demonstrate their fear of any rallies of solidarity, the politician believes.

Zbigniew Bujak: Kremlin threatens us, and we give in to this fear

16:32, Politics

Zbigniew Bujak: Kremlin threatens us, and we give in to this fear

Poland should provide military assistance to Ukraine.

Worker of Plant of Tractor Parts in Babruisk: We haven't received salary for December 16

15:47, Society

Worker of Plant of Tractor Parts in Babruisk: We haven't received salary for December

The Plant of Tractor Parts in Babruisk does not pay wages, does not provide workers with workwear and appoints right people to executive posts.

Vitsebsk dweller Ryzhou placed in remand prison

15:42, Politics

Vitsebsk dweller Ryzhou placed in remand prison

Siarhei Ryzhou, the participant of a presidential campaign of 2010, is arrested and placed in a remand prison.

Bronisław Komorowski: Response to Russias aggression must be very harsh 1

15:05, Ukraine

Bronisław Komorowski: Response to Russias aggression must be very harsh

Polish President Bronisław Komorowski called upon the EU to consider imposing new sanctions against Russia because of escalation of the conflict in Ukraine.

Employees of Belarusian Railway's main payment centre work four days a week? 17

14:58, Society

Employees of Belarusian Railway's main payment centre work four days a week?

Employees are made to take unpaid leave.

Vaukavysk resident: My friend urgently called up for military training

14:49, Society

Vaukavysk resident: My friend urgently called up for military training

A resident of Vaukavysk gives details of the military training for reservists.

Chief of Kalinkavichy police department dismissed? 15

14:46, Society

Chief of Kalinkavichy police department dismissed?

The reasons are unknown.

Kopacz: Poland will not participate in conflict in Donbas 9

14:28, Ukraine

Kopacz: Poland will not participate in conflict in Donbas

Poland will not participate in the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine, Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz said on Monday during an interview on Polish Radio.

Domracheva makes it three in row with Pursuit win 1

14:10, Sport

Domracheva makes it three in row with Pursuit win

Three-time Olympic champion Darya Domracheva claimed her third victory in a row, winning the women's Pursuit in 30:58.5, with one penalty, in Antholz on 24 January.

Siarhei Mikhalok applies for residence permit in Ukraine

13:55, Culture

Siarhei Mikhalok applies for residence permit in Ukraine

The leader of BRUTTO band applied to the minister of culture of Ukraine.

The Financial Times: Obama threatens Russia with more sanctions 2

13:55, In The World

The Financial Times: Obama threatens Russia with more sanctions

President Barack Obama has signalled that he was prepared to significantly increase U.S. sanctions against the Kremlin.

Andrei Sannikau: It was the only way to communicate with my son  ? photos 1

13:43, Politics

Andrei Sannikau: It was the only way to communicate with my son

Ex-candidate for Presidency has written two books both for children and adults.

Reservists called up for military training in Belarus

12:44, Politics

Reservists called up for military training in Belarus

Charter97.org learnt it from relatives of one of the reservists.

Ukraine increases daily gas imports from EU to 42.7 mln cubic meters 9

12:37, Ukraine

Ukraine increases daily gas imports from EU to 42.7 mln cubic meters

Ukraine's daily gas imports from the European Union had increased to 42.7 million cubic meters by January 25, Naftogaz CEO Andriy Kobolev has announced.

Political prisoner Statkevich accused of avoiding community service

12:13, Politics

Political prisoner Statkevich accused of avoiding community service

The confinement regime for Mikalai Statkevich has not been changed.

Dollar rises to Br15,100  ? 32

11:45, Economics

Dollar rises to Br15,100

The dollar rose against the Belarusian ruble by Br190 to Br15,100.

Liabedzka summoned to police for placard Je suis Charlie  ? photos 16

11:36, Politics

Liabedzka summoned to police for placard  Je suis Charlie

Anatol Liabedzka, the leader of the United Civil Party (UCP), is ordered to visit Minsk's Tsentralny district police department at 15:00 today.

Reservists called up for training en masse in Belarus  ?

11:11, Politics

Reservists called up for training en masse in Belarus

A conscription centre has been opened at Brest State University.

The largest enterprises get rid of "ballast"  ? 101

11:08, Society

The largest enterprises get rid of "ballast"

Belarusian enterprises have mass dismissals of workers.

Kupriyanov: Gazprom does not leave Belarus 23

8:57, Society

Kupriyanov: Gazprom does not leave Belarus

OAO Gazprom does not leave Belarus and will implement its obligations to build an office center in Minsk.

Violent protests mark Egyptian uprising anniversary

8:44, In The World

Violent protests mark Egyptian uprising anniversary

At least 17 people are known to have died in Cairo during violent clashes between protesters and security forces.

Azarenka knocked out of Australian Open 26

7:33, Sport

Azarenka knocked out of Australian Open

Belarus' number one Victoria Azarenka failed to progress to the Australian Open last eight.

23.01

Belarus Defence Ministry: NATO builds up heavy weapons near Belarusian borders 48

17:49, Politics

Belarus Defence Ministry: NATO builds up heavy weapons near Belarusian borders

The Defence Ministry of Belarus has stated that the military and political situation in the region has changed.

Svyatlana Kalinkina: We got on hook in run-up to elections 10

17:41, Freedom of speech

Svyatlana Kalinkina: We got on hook in run-up to elections

The Supreme Court of Belarus upheld the official warning of the Information Ministry to Narodnaya Volya newspaper.

Latvia wants to invite Lukashenka to Eastern Partnership summit  ? 59

17:05, Politics

Latvia wants to invite Lukashenka to Eastern Partnership summit

The Belarusian dictator can visit the summit scheduled for May 21-22 in Riga.

Supreme Court upholds warning to Narodnaya Volia 3

16:07, Freedom of speech

Supreme Court upholds warning to Narodnaya Volia

The newspaper can be closed at any moment.

Correctional facility authorities ignored Rubtsous hunger strike 7

15:54, Politics

Correctional facility authorities ignored Rubtsous hunger strike

The political prisoner continues his hunger strike in the correctional labour facility #7 in the village of Kuplin.

The number of Russia's soldiers in Donbas reached maximum level 9

14:42, Ukraine

The number of Russia's soldiers in Donbas reached maximum level

The Russian Federation continues to step up its military presence in eastern Ukraine.

FTUB copycats Lukashenkas vertical of power 20

14:27, Politics

FTUB copycats Lukashenkas vertical of power

The presidium of the Council of Federation of the Trade Unions of Belarus passed a decree on establishing a new position.

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