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23.04.2014

Andrei Sannikov: Championship in Minsk - the most shameful competition in the history of ice hockey  ? 26

15:06, Politics

Andrei Sannikov: Championship in Minsk - the most shameful competition in the history of ice hockey

Leader of European Belarus has sent the open letter to the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

Illia Dabratvor taken into custody for 10 days 5

13:44, Politics

Illia Dabratvor taken into custody for 10 days

Judge of Minsk's Zavadski district court Anastasia Asipchyk sentenced activist Illia Dabratvor to 10 days in custody.

Political prisoner Parfiankou thrown to locked cell for half a year 3

13:30, Politics

Political prisoner Parfiankou thrown to locked cell for half a year

On 7 April Vasil Parfiankou has been placed in a locked-type confinement cell for 6 months.

Yuriy Feltshinskiy: Moscows next target will be Belarus  ? 43

11:48, Politics

Yuriy Feltshinskiy: Moscows next target will be Belarus

Lukashenka will exist as long as Putin allows him.

Seven people to go on trial for silent manifestation 21

11:23, Politics

Seven people to go on trial for silent manifestation

Protocols were composed against Lida activists for participating in a wordless manifestation, which allegedly took place on 25 March at the town cemetery.

Pentagon: Russia did nothing for stabilization of situation in Ukraine 6

11:00, Politics

Pentagon: Russia did nothing for stabilization of situation in Ukraine

Russia still holds its soldiers on the border with Ukraine and did nothing for stabilization of the situation in this country and Europe.

22.04.2014

Lukashenka frightens Belarusians by Russian tanks on the border (Video) 142

19:20, Politics

Lukashenka frightens Belarusians by Russian tanks on the border (Video)

The address of the president to the nation and to the parliament lasted for more than 4 hours.

To Save Maxim Vinyarski  ? 30

19:19, Politics

To Save Maxim Vinyarski

A civil campaign European Belarus has made a statement.

Sentenced to 12 days arrest, Vinyarski goes on waterless hunger strike 3

18:11, Politics

Sentenced to 12 days arrest, Vinyarski goes on waterless hunger strike

Maxim Vinyarski announced in the courtroom that he goes on a waterless hunger strike.

European Belarus coordinator detained in Minsk 4

16:27, Politics

European Belarus coordinator detained in Minsk

Maksim Viniarski will stand trial.

Aleh Vouchak: New prison terms could be expected soon 5

14:55, Politics

Aleh Vouchak: New prison terms could be expected soon

Corruption and control of corruption are a standard topic for Lukashenka in the run-up to every election.

Vital Rymasheuski: Lukashenka grew up army of Russian fascists 12

12:58, Politics

Vital Rymasheuski: Lukashenka grew up army of Russian fascists

The only nation that suffers discrimination in Belarus is the Belarusians.

Former municipal elections candidate gets fired in Mikashevichy

11:44, Politics

Former municipal elections candidate gets fired in Mikashevichy

The chairman of the town executive committee personally sought for Vital Kalinouski to be fired.

21.04.2014

Amnesty International supports Statkevich

13:34, Politics

Amnesty International supports Statkevich

European activists of Amnesty International write letters to a political prisoner.

Journalist carrying election observation bulletins not admitted to Belarus

11:53, Politics

Journalist carrying election observation bulletins not admitted to Belarus

Journalist Anna Azemsha was sent back at Belarus border with Lithuania because there were election observation bulletins in the car.

Lukashenkas State of the Nation address scheduled for 22 April 37

10:46, Politics

Lukashenkas State of the Nation address scheduled for 22 April

Lukashenka will deliver the annual State of the Nation Address on 22 April.

Radoslaw Sikorski: Belarus should worry about Kremlin  ? 5

9:59, Politics

Radoslaw Sikorski: Belarus should worry about Kremlin

Polish minister of foreign affairs Radoslaw Sikorski thinks the Belarusians should be concerned about Russia's aggression.

US Senate: Next step sanctions on Gazprom and major banks  ? 12

7:40, Politics

US Senate: Next step  sanctions on Gazprom and major banks

Sanctions on Russia will extend shortly.

18.04.2014

Vital Rymasheuski: Lukashenka agrees to all Kremlins conditions 3

14:20, Politics

Vital Rymasheuski: Lukashenka agrees to all Kremlins conditions

Negotiations with the Belarusian ruler are pointless.

Information of Lukashenka and Tusks talk disappeared from BelTA and Interfax web-sites photos

12:54, Politics

Information of Lukashenka and Tusks talk disappeared from BelTA and Interfax web-sites

The reason for that is unknown.

Arkadiy Babchenko: This war will be the last in Russias history 25

12:47, Politics

Arkadiy Babchenko: This war will be the last in Russias history

Russia will soon stop existing.

White House warns investors about new sanctions against Russia  ? 13

11:33, Politics

White House warns investors about new sanctions against Russia

Barack Obama's administration says it prepares additional sanctions against Russia.

Oleksandr Paliy: Putin has not renounced invasion in Ukraine 9

9:01, Politics

Oleksandr Paliy: Putin has not renounced invasion in Ukraine

Coming from Putins rhetoric, he is preparing an invasion and occupation of Ukraine.

17.04.2014

Portraits of political prisoner Vaskovich hung in Minsk metro photos 3

15:27, Politics

Portraits of political prisoner Vaskovich hung in Minsk metro

An action of solidarity with the Belarusian political prisoner was held in Minsk metro.

Boris Nemtsov: Putin admitted he cannot win referendum without army 3

14:59, Politics

Boris Nemtsov: Putin admitted he cannot win referendum without army

One of the leaders of the Russian opposition has commented on the live TV phone-in with president Putin.

Oleksiy Melnyk: Russian terrorists should be destroyed by special forces, not by army 7

14:29, Politics

Oleksiy Melnyk: Russian terrorists should be destroyed by special forces, not by army

Surgical strikes by special groups are needed to struggle against the Kremlin's saboteurs, a military expert is confident.

Head of Japans MFA cancels visit to Russia 1

13:28, Politics

Head of Japans MFA cancels visit to Russia

The visit of Japans Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida to Russia, scheduled to late April, has been postponed.

Volodymir Ogryzko: Russia does not understand words, demonstration of forces is needed 4

12:33, Politics

Volodymir Ogryzko: Russia does not understand words, demonstration of forces is needed

No significant outcomes of the four-party meeting in Geneva should be expected.

Putin: Kharkiv and Odessa are not Ukraine. There is permission to bring in troops  ? 161

12:30, Politics

Putin: Kharkiv and Odessa are not Ukraine. There is permission to bring in troops

Russias president laid out new territorial claims.

Putin acknowledges Crimea was seized by Russian servicemen 29

11:53, Politics

Putin acknowledges Crimea was seized by Russian servicemen

The Russian president said during a televised Q&A session the Russian armed forces had been active in Crimea.

Russian citizen insulted Belarusians and Ukrainians at a rally in Belgium 54

8:21, Politics

Russian citizen insulted Belarusians and Ukrainians at a rally in Belgium

Good manners of an unidentified visitor to the Russian consulate surprised not only the events participants but also journalists.

16.04.2014

Svetlana Alexievich: There is little Putin inside each Russian 33

17:30, Politics

Svetlana Alexievich: There is little Putin inside each Russian

Russians want the whole world to fear them.

Thorbjørn Jagland: Europe in biggest human rights crisis since Cold War 7

15:57, Politics

Thorbjørn Jagland: Europe in biggest human rights crisis since Cold War

Secretary General presented new report on the state of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe.

NATO deploys ships and troops to borders of Russia  ? 54

15:35, Politics

NATO deploys ships and troops to borders of Russia

The Alliance is set to firm up air policing of the Baltic Sea.

Belarusians in Ukraine called to support pro-European choice 6

15:10, Politics

Belarusians in Ukraine called to support pro-European choice

The Belarusian Committee for Solidarity with Ukraine calls on the Belarusians to support the pro-European choice.

15.04.2014

Putin and Nazarbayev to visit Minsk 33

15:03, Politics

Putin and Nazarbayev to visit Minsk

A meeting of the heads of Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan will be held in Minsk on April 29.

Rally of Solidarity in Homel: Street cordoned off was by fire barricade (Video) 8

14:29, Politics

Rally of Solidarity in Homel: Street cordoned off was by fire barricade (Video)

Anarchists have demonstrated support to Zmitser Rezanovich detained by FSB (Federal Security Service of Russia).

Alena Kavalenka fined for three million roubles (Video) 5

13:54, Politics

Alena Kavalenka fined for three million roubles (Video)

The Viciebsk activist was fined for a rally against participation in municipal elections that took place on 22 March.

US to impose sanctions against Putin's friends: Sechin's business at risk  ? 26

13:48, Politics

US to impose sanctions against Putin's friends: Sechin's business at risk

Rosneft's CEO has been put on the new US sanction list.

Miasnikovich flies to discuss new union with Russia 18

9:31, Politics

Miasnikovich flies to discuss new union with Russia

The Belarusian prime minister will take part in a meeting of the Customs Union's heads of government.

Political prisoner Parfiankou thrown into punishment cell 6

7:50, Politics

Political prisoner Parfiankou thrown into punishment cell

The authorities of correctional facility No. 9 in Horki continue pressing on Vasili Parfiankou.

14.04.2014

Defence Ministry of Belarus held drills of intelligence officers 13

18:47, Politics

Defence Ministry of Belarus held drills of intelligence officers

A meeting of scout-underwater swimmers (frogmen) with underwater battle firing drills was held in the 5th Independent Special Designation Brigade.

Mykola Tomenko: Yanukovych wants post of Malorossia's representative in Russian Federation 9

15:18, Politics

Mykola  Tomenko: Yanukovych wants post of Malorossia's representative in Russian Federation

Yanukovych, Pshonka and Zakharchenko looked like clowns, but we cannot say the same about their arguments in favour of Russia's military action against Ukraine.

Zianok Pazniak: Putin is ready to invade Ukraine from Belarus 21

13:35, Politics

Zianok Pazniak: Putin is ready to invade Ukraine from Belarus

Lukashenka is an accomplice to Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Brzezinski: West should provide military assistance to Ukraine  ? 17

11:50, Politics

Brzezinski: West should provide military assistance to Ukraine

Russia will be stopped only by the military intervention of the Western countries.

Linas Linkevicius: EU should take stricter measures against Russia  ? 3

8:04, Politics

Linas Linkevicius: EU should take stricter measures against Russia

The current sanctions against Moscow are not sufficient.

          






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