According to the Russian political scientist Andrei Suzdaltsev, the first stage of the Belarusian – Russian crises was energetic; it was followed by financial one and now the political stage is on the waiting list.
In Grodna the chapel of the late XIX century was ruined at 1 Naidus Street. The roof of the house of the late XIX century was ruined in Uritsky Street. The youth activists of the “Save Grodna from Destruction! ” campaign had been struggling for those buildings.
President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the Federal Act of Russia “On introduction of amendments in the Federal Act”On delivery of products for federal state needs” and Article 12 of the Federal Law “On weapons “. As stipulated by the amended law, Russian strategic oil enterprises will acquire the right for creation of the armed security divisions.
The group of human rights’ activists submitted the documents for registration of the public human rights association “Vyasna” to the ministry of justice. As it was reported to the BelaPAN by the human rights activist Uladzimir Labkovich, the documents were submitted 23 July. In compliance with the law the reply is to be given in a month time.
Vladimir Putin is not a man who pulls his punches in public. By all accounts the Russian president is a cautious bureaucrat in private, carefully weighing up all the options before reaching any decision. But in front of a domestic audience he often slips into harsh language, even street slang, to get across his message.
In June-July the sovereign credit rating was assigned to Belarus by three international agencies. The finance ministry of Belarus expresses its content with the assigned ratings but, meanwhile, it has refused to open them to the public.