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Topic: Society

20.12.2014

Belavia to increase number of flights to Moscow in January

14:01, Society

Belavia to increase number of flights to Moscow in January

Belarus' national air carrier Belavia will increase the number of flights between Minsk and Moscow on 20 January 2015.

Riot police called to shoppers at 5th Element store photos 41

11:05, Society

Riot police called to shoppers at 5th Element store

The riot police ordered people to leave the store.

How I was buying dollars according to new scheme  ? 72

10:42, Society

How I was buying dollars according to new scheme

On December 20 in the midnight a new system of foreign currency purchase was implemented in Belarus.

19.12.2014

State Control Committee expects wave of illegal currency trade  ? 77

22:54, Society

State Control Committee expects wave of illegal currency trade

The State Control Committee is ready to take measures against illegal currency traders.

Photo-fact: Minsk residents rush to buy appliances and electronics

16:31, Society

Photo-fact: Minsk residents rush to buy appliances and electronics

Users of social networking websites boast what they managed to buy.

Lukashenka: Dont lament and groan, just get ready for New Year and Christmas  ? 205

14:55, Society

Lukashenka: Dont lament and groan, just get ready for New Year and Christmas

The dictator does not see any problem in the 30% fee on purchase of foreign currency.

Banks shut down online currency exchange photos

13:04, Society

Banks shut down online currency exchange

It used to be the only way to buy foreign currency without queuing until the morning of December 19.

Adoptive mother Iryna Motsnaia sentenced to four years in prison 8

12:18, Society

Adoptive mother Iryna Motsnaia sentenced to four years in prison

Iryna Motsnaia from Klimovichy, who was taken the adopted children away from her in summer, has been sentenced to 4 years in prison on December 19.

People in Minsk watch currency exchange offices overnight to buy dollars photos 32

8:51, Society

People in Minsk watch currency exchange offices overnight to buy dollars

Belarus is back in 2011, the time with long queues at currency exchange offices and foreign currency deficit.

18.12.2014

Belarusians can get cheaper visas 5

14:22, Society

Belarusians can get cheaper visas

The Belarus-EU talks might result in cheaper visas for Belarusian citizens.

Dismissed activists from Babruisk fined for hunger strike 9

13:56, Society

Dismissed activists from Babruisk fined for hunger strike

Activists of the Free Belarusian Trade Union were fined 1,050,000 rubles each by the court of Babruisk and the Babruisk district.

Officials will be obliged to declare savings 8

13:21, Society

Officials will be obliged to declare savings

Belarusian officials will be obliged to declare their savings, if they are not in the bank for safety.

17.12.2014

New law on mass media to apply to bloggers 3

17:01, Society

New law on mass media to apply to bloggers

Owners of blogs are to become responsible for their blogs content.

Historian Henadz Semyanchuk dismissed from Hrodna university 6

15:47, Society

Historian Henadz Semyanchuk dismissed from Hrodna university

In the university a mopping-up operation against employees for their active citizenship continues.

Lohvinau book shop faces Br 1 bn fine 7

15:02, Society

Lohvinau book shop faces Br 1 bn fine

The iconic place for intellectuals of the Belarusian capital is threatened now.

Belarus' revised Tax Code given second reading 14

11:22, Society

Belarus' revised Tax Code given second reading

The bill on introducing amendments to the Tax Code of the Republic of Belarus passed its second reading in the House of Representatives.

Leanid Zaika: Corruption is integral feature of Belarusian authorities 12

8:12, Society

Leanid Zaika: Corruption is integral feature of Belarusian authorities

Belarus has well-organised and large-scale corruption.

16.12.2014

Siarhei Balykin: Decree No. 5 is a comeback to feudal system 7

12:32, Society

Siarhei Balykin: Decree No. 5 is a comeback to feudal system

Decree No. 5 contains many legal stories which substantially affect in negative way the legal status both of workers and leaders of organizations.

Historian Svyatlana Kul-Syalvyorstava dismissed from Hrodna university 12

12:04, Society

Historian Svyatlana Kul-Syalvyorstava dismissed from Hrodna university

The labour contract with Svyatlana Kul-Syalvyorstava was not extended because of not sufficient number of publications.

Leanid Zlotkikau: Belarusians to face and devaluation

1:49, Society

Leanid Zlotkikau: Belarusians to face and devaluation

Drop in exports to Russia has become a powerful blow on the economy of the country.

15.12.2014

Activist from Baranavichy arrested after return from Ukraine

16:06, Society

Activist from Baranavichy arrested after return from Ukraine

Law-enforcing agencies have detained an activist Dzmity Palojka (Dmitry Polojko) in Baranavichy.

Prosecutor asks to sentence ex-director of Borisovdrev to 6 years in colony 23

15:39, Society

Prosecutor asks to sentence ex-director of Borisovdrev to 6 years in colony

The court examination in the case of Uladzimir Maltsau has finished.

Graffiti in Brest: Civil servants are the main spongers  ? photos 32

11:25, Society

Graffiti in Brest: Civil servants are the main spongers

An action against anti-national laws took place in Brest.

Minister Zharko: Citizens should not go to the pharmacy as often as to usual shop  ? 108

8:13, Society

Minister Zharko: Citizens should not go to the pharmacy as often as to usual shop

According to the Ministry of Health, the Belarusians buy drugs too often.



Exchange Rates of the National Bank

21.12.1422.12.14
EUR13320,0013320,00
USD10900,0010900,00
RUB187,00187,00

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