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Angela Merkel: Sanctions against Russia to stay in place

Angela Merkel: Sanctions against Russia to stay in place  ? 11

24.10, 9:13 Politics

The ceasefire in the Donbas region is not being observed.

Belarus, Crimea, DNR and LNR to live in Moscow's timezone

Belarus, Crimea, DNR and LNR to live in Moscow's timezone  50

24.10, 16:08 Society

Minsk, Moscow and Ukrainian territories occupied by Russia will live in the same timezone from Sunday.

Will social parasites pay fines of $1000 a year?

Will social parasites pay fines of $1000 a year?  225

24.10, 9:22 Society

This sum is has been calculated on the basis of the official minimum wage in 2014.

Workers of Slonim Worsted Factory ready to go on strike

Workers of Slonim Worsted Factory ready to go on strike  22

23.10, 14:34 Society

Their wages were cut by 400,000 rubles.

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24.10

And such fools are trusted with guns photos 10

17:19, Society

And such fools are trusted with guns

A journalist, Svyatlana Kalinkina, has shared an interesting story.

Ales Bialiatski met with head of Swedish Foreign Ministry photos

17:02, Politics

Ales Bialiatski met with head of Swedish Foreign Ministry

Human rights activists and the former political prisoner have urged the government of Sweden not to change their position toward the Belarusian authorities.

Leanid Zaika: Petrol and fuel oil can be sold to West under guise of bitumen 1

16:54, Economics

Leanid Zaika: Petrol and fuel oil can be sold to West under guise of bitumen

It is possible to sell marine fuel oil or petrol under the guise of bitumen.

Vinahradau kept in police department for 5 hours because of Lukashenkas arrival 7

16:06, Politics

Vinahradau kept in police department for 5 hours because of Lukashenkas arrival

The oppositionist lives next to the house, which opening ceremony has been attended today by the dictator.

Naumov awarded Order of Fatherland, 3rd Class 22

15:11, Politics

Naumov awarded Order of Fatherland, 3rd Class

Lukashenka presented the Order for Fatherland, 3rd Class, to Vladimir Naumov at the event dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the President's Security Service.

Stanislau Shushkevich thanks anonymous helper 25

14:53, Society

Stanislau Shushkevich thanks anonymous helper

The first head of state of independent Belarus told an unusual story that has been continuing for more than a year.

Lithuanian president: Russia must learn to respect rules

14:39, Europa

Lithuanian president: Russia must learn to respect rules

Russia should be held accountable for its actions and respect international law and order.

Sweden suspends military cooperation with Russia

14:36, Europa

Sweden suspends military cooperation with Russia

Sweden has decided to suspend its military cooperation with Russia, according to the draft budget of the new Swedish government.

Deputy Foreign Ministers of Belarus and Poland met in Minsk photos 4

13:59, Politics

Deputy Foreign Ministers of Belarus and Poland met in Minsk

Belarusian Deputy Foreign Minister Alena Kupchyna (Elena Kupchina) met with Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Tomasz Orlowski.

Boris Nemtsov: Sechin demonstrates country and world scale of his inadequacy 10

13:08, Politics

Boris Nemtsov: Sechin demonstrates country and world scale of his inadequacy

Markets understood everything and reacted immediately.

Pavel Vinahradau detained for conversation 7

12:38, Politics

Pavel Vinahradau detained for conversation

The conversation with policemen is to last until 3 p.m.

Working hours reduced by half at Homel plant

12:13, Society

Working hours reduced by half at Homel plant

Alarming news comes from Homel plants.

Police disrupt presentation of Martsinovich's book in Hrodna

11:33, Society

Police disrupt presentation of Martsinovich's book in Hrodna

The presentation of Viktar Martsinovich's book The Language in Hrodna was disrupted by the police.

New case of Ebola in New York 4

11:02, In The World

New case of Ebola in New York

There were fears of a further spread of the deadly Ebola virus on Friday as news came of two more cases of the disease outside of the outbreak zone in West Africa.

Russian ruble continues fall 11

10:51, Russia

Russian ruble continues fall

The Russian ruble continued to lose value on Friday, dipping to RUR 41.79 to the dollar and RUR 52.91 to the euro in early trading in Moscow.

Photo-fact: Two winners of Miss Belarus pageant put on ethnic clothes photos 47

10:16, Society

Photo-fact: Two winners of Miss Belarus pageant put on ethnic clothes

Winners of beauty pageant put on T-shirts with a print imitating ethnic embroidery.

US Admiral: Putin lies, Russian troops are in Ukraine 4

8:05, Politics

US Admiral: Putin lies, Russian troops are in Ukraine

Russia's troops must be withdrawn from Ukraine.

23.10

Tailors in Baranavichy cannot receive child benefits 5

16:02, Society

Tailors in Baranavichy cannot receive child benefits

Workers of Stoshvei sewing company in Baranavichy received only 28% of the monthly child benefit.

Dinamo Minsk edge Traktor for second straight win

14:57, Sport

Dinamo Minsk edge Traktor for second straight win

It was the first win for the Bisons on the Chelyabinsk ground in the last four years.

European Parliament supports extension of trade preferences for Ukraine

14:33, Ukraine

European Parliament supports extension of trade preferences for Ukraine

The European Parliament on Thursday voted to extend the EUs unilateral trade preferences for Ukraine until December 31, 2015.

Ihar Alinevich spends 30 days in punishment cell 2

13:36, Politics

Ihar Alinevich spends 30 days in punishment cell

The political prisoner was punished for the refusal to clean toilets.

Injured Schumacher makes 'progress' 1

13:15, In The World

Injured Schumacher makes 'progress'

A doctor who treated Michael Schumacher for nearly six months after his brain injury in a skiing accident says the F1 champion has made "some progress".

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Minsk 24 October

12:57, Politics

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister to visit Minsk 24 October

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Tomasz Orlowski is expected to arrive in Minsk on a working visit on 24 October.

Russian military aircraft violates Estonian airspace 19

12:54, In The World

Russian military aircraft violates Estonian airspace

A Russian Il-20 military reconnaissance plane on Tuesday afternoon violated Estonian airspace over the Baltic Sea, the latest in a series of such incidents in the region.

Lukashenka to writers: Why didn't War and Peace appear in Belarus for last 20 years?  ? 214

12:27, Society

Lukashenka to writers: Why didn't War and Peace appear in Belarus for last 20 years?

The dictator expresses his discontent with writers.

Oleksiy Matsuka: Separatists feel at home in Belarus  ? 40

12:17, Interview

Oleksiy Matsuka: Separatists feel at home in Belarus

Leaders of the DNR live in Lukashenkas residence in Zaslauje (Zaslavl ), say Donetsk journalists.

Baby dies in Jerusalem car attack photos 6

11:56, In The World

Baby dies in Jerusalem car attack

CCTV in central Jerusalem captured what Israeli police have described as a terrorist attack.

Million of Belarusian migrant workers to leave country due to fines for parasitism 138

8:31, Society

Million of Belarusian migrant workers to leave country due to fines for parasitism

They will stop feeding their parents, children and wives.

Catherine Ashton: EU to closely follow preventive arrests in Belarus

8:26, Politics

Catherine Ashton: EU to closely follow preventive arrests in Belarus

The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy answered a written question from the co-head of the Euronest working group on Belarus.

Andrei Illarionov: Russia to lose Smolensk and Bryansk after war  ? 100

7:54, Politics

Andrei Illarionov: Russia to lose Smolensk and Bryansk after war

The defeat in the war initiated by Putin will lead to Russia's territorial losses.

22.10

In everyones memory  ?

17:31, Irina Khalip Opinion

In everyones memory

Have anyone tried to count how many great Belarusians we have lost during the last years?

Lidziya Yarmoshyna to EU: Go to hell, Lukashenka is my candidate  ? 135

17:08, Politics

Lidziya Yarmoshyna to EU: Go to hell, Lukashenka is my candidate

The chairperson of the Central Election Committee, who had been banned entry to the EU, told when she is going to retire, and to whom Crimea belongs.

Interior Ministry knows who can be classified as spongers  ? 193

15:16, Society

Interior Ministry knows who can be classified as spongers

Those found spongers will be arrested and made to work.

Yury Rubtsou: They want us to adapt and obey criminal traditions 8

14:15, Society

Yury Rubtsou: They want us to adapt and obey criminal traditions

An activist from Homel speaks about a shocking incident at Gomelvodokanal company.

Stanislau Bahdankevich: Moscow to cut subsidies for Belarus 5

14:03, Economics

Stanislau Bahdankevich: Moscow to cut subsidies for Belarus

Belarus's gold and foreign exchange reserves continue to melt despite a new Russian loan.

Yarmoshyna: Statkevichs initiative group would not be registered 16

13:17, Politics

Yarmoshyna: Statkevichs initiative group would not be registered

The chairperson of the Central Election Committee, who had been banned entry to the EU, has stated that the political prisoner would not be registered as a presidential candidate.

Belarus increased milk imports from Poland thirtyfold

12:53, Economics

Belarus increased milk imports from Poland thirtyfold

At the same time, exports of dairy products to Russia have decreased, according to official data.

Minsk National Airport switches to winter timetable

12:28, Society

Minsk National Airport switches to winter timetable

Minsk National Airport switches to the winter flight timetable on 26 October.

Russian gas price for Belarus to stay almost the same in 2015 10

12:05, Economics

Russian gas price for Belarus to stay almost the same in 2015

The price for the Russian gas for Belarus in 2015 will stay almost intact.

MP: Let social parasites pay for education and medical care themselves 111

10:29, Society

MP: Let social parasites pay for education and medical care themselves

Deputies of the chamber of representatives think that social parasites should be dealt with as soon as possible.

Trade union paradise for KGB general 74

10:29, Society

Trade union paradise for KGB general

Major General Stanislau Kniazeu moped up the trade union university for himself.

Vasili Shlyndzikau: Belarus to face deep industrial crisis 11

8:40, Economics

Vasili Shlyndzikau: Belarus to face deep industrial crisis

More than half of Belarusian plants are loss-making.

Bohdan Yaremenko: Lukashenka regime to collapse  ? 30

7:57, Politics

Bohdan Yaremenko: Lukashenka regime to collapse

The president of Ukraine is warned that there's no sense in staking on Lukashenka.

21.10

Students against compulsion  ? 50

19:25, Society

Students against compulsion

In Mahilyou students refuse to join the Belarusian Republican Youth Union, despite the threats of a deputy.

Tozik: By the end of the year well formulate who is social parasite  ? 136

18:15, Society

Tozik: By the end of the year well formulate who is social parasite

So far the authorities do not have criteria, proceeding from which Belarusians are to be considered social parasites.

Official Minsk blackmails EU 25

17:15, Politics

Official Minsk blackmails EU

Ambassadors of EU countries were called to the Belarusian MFA.

Polish deputy foreign minister to visit Minsk? 2

17:00, Politics

Polish deputy foreign minister to visit Minsk?

Tomasz Orlowski, the Undersecretary of State at the Polish MFA, is expected to visit Belarus.

BSDP (NH) proposes Statkevich as presidential candidate 42

16:24, Politics

BSDP (NH) proposes Statkevich as presidential candidate

The organising committee of the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (Narodnaya Hramada) has proposed its leader Mikalai Statkevich as a candidate for the presidency.

Russian troops still on Ukrainian border 5

15:57, Ukraine

Russian troops still on Ukrainian border

Most of them are still in the same place.

Dinamo Minsk get road win against Lada

15:54, Sport

Dinamo Minsk get road win against Lada

HC Dinamo Minsk beat Lada Togliatti 3-1 during their KHL's regular road trip on 20 October.

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Opinion


In everyones memory

In everyones memory

Irina Khalip

Lukashenka is another Girkin

Lukashenka is another Girkin

Natallya Radzina

To walk into Peace Square

To walk into Peace Square

Natalya Radzina

Ordinary dictator

Ordinary dictator

Yuri Khashchevatski

Kolkhoz boomerang

Kolkhoz boomerang

Natallia Radzina, Gazeta Wyborcza



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