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Pedestrian traffic through Belarus border with EU countries banned

Pedestrian traffic through Belarus border with EU countries banned  ? 57

19.09, 13:08 Society

The ban is to enter into force since October 1.

Premiere of Price of Money by Belarus Free Theatre on charter97.org today

Premiere of Price of Money by Belarus Free Theatre on charter97.org today  7

19.09, 21:30 Culture

Readers of our website have a unique opportunity to see the world premiere of Price of Money, a performance of the Belarus Free Theatre.

30 students detained near Frunzenskaya metro station

30 students detained near Frunzenskaya metro station  18

19.09, 8:28 Society

The police disrupted the display of a film about Banksy in the centre of Minsk on the evening of September 18.

Access to Charter'97 website from Belarus

Access to Charter'97 website from Belarus  58

18.09, 17:17 hi-tech

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19.09

Zmitser Dashkevich: They just gave me a longer chain 3

15:51, Politics

Zmitser Dashkevich: They just gave me a longer chain

A former political prisoner says what the new police supervision means.

Minsk ball bearing plant ceases work 20

14:46, Society

Minsk ball bearing plant ceases work

The plant will not work the next week.

Secret operation to nationalise Milavitsa 40

13:38, Society

Secret operation to nationalise Milavitsa

The authorities have designs on one of the most successful Belarusian companies.

Dashkevich again put under police supervision 4

13:35, Politics

Dashkevich again put under police supervision

A former political prisoner has been placed under police supervision for a year.

Fifth consecutive all-time peak for US dollar in a row 2

12:11, Economics

Fifth consecutive all-time peak for US dollar in a row

During the latest trading session at the Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange, the US dollar has updated its all-time peak for the fifth time in a row.

Near Ilovajsk Belarusians fought against Russian troops 8

9:59, Ukraine

Near Ilovajsk Belarusians fought against Russian troops

Combatants of Pahonya unit took part in military operations in Ukraine.

Assembly of NGOs: Our mission is to defend civilised choice of Belarus 2

9:12, Politics

Assembly of NGOs: Our mission is to defend civilised choice of Belarus

An extended round-table discussion Civil Society Protecting Civilisational and Cultural Identity of Belarus was held in Minsk.

18.09

Leanid Zaika: Sanctions against Russia to hit Belarus building industry and infrastructure 6

16:13, Economics

Leanid Zaika: Sanctions against Russia to hit Belarus building industry and infrastructure

As early as the end of 2014 stagnation and inflation are expected in Russia. Will it be felt here in Belarus?

Vitsebskdrev employee: Where is my $500?

15:34, Society

Vitsebskdrev employee: Where is my $500?

The wages of an electrician at the woodworking enterprise hardly exceed $100.

Mikhail Chyhir: Russian loan to be spent on support of Belarusian rubles exchange rate 1

14:58, Economics

Mikhail Chyhir: Russian loan to be spent on support of Belarusian rubles exchange rate

Belarus spends its loans on eating them away, though it would be more effective to use them as investment resources.

Minsk to mark Car Free Day on 22 September

14:43, Auto

Minsk to mark Car Free Day on 22 September

Minsk will join the annual international campaign Car Free Day on 22 September.

Former Dynamo Kyiv and Ukraine footballer Husin dies

14:42, in the world

Former Dynamo Kyiv and Ukraine footballer Husin dies

The well-known ex-midfielder of FC Dynamo Kyiv and Ukraine's national football team, coach Andriy Husin, has died tragically at the age of 41.

Justice department in Mahilou sues human rights defenders 3

14:33, Society

Justice department in Mahilou sues human rights defenders

A lawsuit demanding to suspend the work of the Mahilou human rights centre for three months has been sent to the regional court.

Journalist summoned to court in Babruisk 1

13:46, Society

Journalist summoned to court in Babruisk

A case against BAJ member Maryna Mauchanva was submitted to a court.

Elmar Brok: It seems that Russia will try to seize Odessa 9

13:20, Ukraine

Elmar Brok: It seems that Russia will try to seize Odessa

Russian troops are likely to continue aggression against Ukraine and attack Odessa.

Prakapovich changed his mind: Income tax to be increased  ? 49

11:22, Economics

Prakapovich changed his mind: Income tax to be increased

The decision to increase the income tax is most likely to be passed.

Putin threatens to take Warsaw, Riga, Vilnius and Bucharest in two days  ? 194

11:15, Politics

Putin threatens to take Warsaw, Riga, Vilnius and Bucharest in two days

Russias president Vladimir Putin has stated that he can bring troops into Warsaw, Vilnius and a number of other capitals of the EU and the NATO countries.

Valeria Krasouskaya: Pourgourides's report puts everything in its place  ? photos

11:06, Politics

Valeria Krasouskaya: Pourgourides's report puts everything in its place

Tributes to the memory of the disappeared Belarusians were paid in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, on September 16.

Human Rights Watch: Belarus must release all political prisoners 11

10:09, Politics

Human Rights Watch: Belarus must release all political prisoners

The international human rights organisation has addressed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).

Mikhail Kasyanov: Russia will start breaking up in 1.5-2 years  ? 55

9:51, in the world

Mikhail Kasyanov: Russia will start breaking up in 1.5-2 years

Putin is shocked by western sanctions.

Yarosh reminds Poroshenko about Yanukovych's fate  ? 47

9:22, Ukraine

Yarosh reminds Poroshenko about Yanukovych's fate

The leader of the Right Sector accused the president of Ukraine of betraying the national interests.

Lev Rubinshtein: Many Russians went mad simultaneously 17

9:21, in the world

Lev Rubinshtein: Many Russians went mad simultaneously

A Russian poet and writer speaks about the war against education in his country.

Council of Europe admits Russia's involvement in war in Donbas  ? 18

8:01, Ukraine

Council of Europe admits Russia's involvement in war in Donbas

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe urged Russia to withdraw its troops from Ukraine.

17.09

BATE Borisov lose to FC Porto in Champions League opener 59

22:55, Sport

BATE Borisov lose to FC Porto in Champions League opener

FC BATE Borisov made their fourth start in the UEFA Champions League group stage on 17 September.

Case for working without accreditation opened against independent journalist

16:08, Freedom of speech

Case for working without accreditation opened against independent journalist

Journalists continue to suffer harassment in Belarus despite a visit of an OSCE representative.

Zmitser Bandarenka: Regime behaves like a serial killer (Video)  ? 10

15:35, Politics

Zmitser Bandarenka: Regime behaves like a serial killer (Video)

Abductions of politicians, explosions in the metro and at a concert on July 3 are links of one chain.

Travel banned Belarusians will not be able to go abroad through Russia 12

14:54, Politics

Travel banned Belarusians will not be able to go abroad through Russia

Minsk and Moscow are to sign an agreement about exchange of information about citizens of the union state restricted to travel abroad.

Baumgertner released on 15 mln ruble bail 12

14:45, in the world

Baumgertner released on 15 mln ruble bail

The measure of restraint for the former Uralkali CEO charged with abuse of office has been changed to a release on bail.

Yury Rubtsou appeared in court in T-shirt Lukashenka, go away

14:30, Politics

Yury Rubtsou appeared in court in T-shirt Lukashenka, go away

The trial over an opposition member of Homel was adjourned until 10 a.m. October 6.

Every Belarusian owes $4,289  ? 121

14:10, Economics

Every Belarusian owes $4,289

Belarus's gross external debt has reached 55.5% of GDP.

Paul Goble: Russia realizes Ukrainain Scenario in Baltic states 3

12:35, Europa

Paul Goble: Russia realizes Ukrainain Scenario in Baltic states

The Russian government is laying groundwork for a Ukrainian scenario in the Baltic states.

Minsk dweller put to prison for 20 days for T-shirt Freedom to political prisoners 8

12:25, Politics

Minsk dweller put to prison for 20 days for T-shirt Freedom to political prisoners

A public activist Illya Dabratvor was detained and convicted for a T-shirt Freedom to Political prisoners.

General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation was shocked by the facts of trade unions discrimination in Belarus  ?

12:09, Society

General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation was shocked by the facts of trade unions discrimination in Belarus

There are not many places in the world where one can find slavery in XXI century, said the union leader, Ms. Sharan Burrow.

Day of Solidarity with Belarus in Warsaw photos

11:56, Politics

Day of Solidarity with Belarus in Warsaw

A picket to pay tribute to the memory of the disappeared leaders of Belarusian opposition was held in the Polish capital.

Picket near Belarus Embassy in Washington: Where are Hanchar and Krasouski? photos 1

10:22, Politics

Picket near Belarus Embassy in Washington: Where are Hanchar and Krasouski?

Activists picketed the Embassy of Belarus in Washington on the 15th anniversary of abduction of Viktar Hanchar and Anatoly Krasouski.

Utility bills to double by 2017? photos 56

10:07, Society

Utility bills to double by 2017?

The Belarusians will have to pay the full cost of utility services.

Day of Solidarity in Minsk  ? photos 4

8:24, Politics

Day of Solidarity in Minsk

An evening consecrated to the memory of the abducted politicians and public leaders was held in Minsk.

Four battalions of Russian troops remain in Ukraine  ? 10

8:02, Ukraine

Four battalions of Russian troops remain in Ukraine

A large number of Russian troops remain near the Ukrainian border.

16.09

Huge portraits of abducted politicians in centre of Brest photos 7

21:18, Society

Huge portraits of abducted politicians in centre of Brest

Activists reminded Brest residents about the disappeared leaders of opposition.

Aleh Vouchak: Cases of abducted politicians dragged out deliberately 5

15:26, Politics

Aleh Vouchak: Cases of abducted politicians dragged out deliberately

The authorities do it so that relatives cannot examine the materials of the cases.

Verkhovna Rada and European Parliament ratify Association Agreement  ? 45

13:56, Ukraine

Verkhovna Rada and European Parliament ratify Association Agreement

The historic agreement was ratified simultaneously by the two parliaments.

Pavel Seviarynets presents Belarusian Depth in Mazyr

12:36, Society

Pavel Seviarynets presents Belarusian Depth in Mazyr

The politician presented in Mazyr his book Belarusian Depth, which he wrote during his term of compulsory works.

Exhibition about Western Belarus closed in Zaslauye 11

11:53, Society

Exhibition about Western Belarus closed in Zaslauye

The official reason is technical problems.

Police raid home of independent journalist in Mahilou 3

11:12, Society

Police raid home of independent journalist in Mahilou

Journalist Ales Burakou is accused of cooperating with foreign media.

Former prosecutors offices investigator: Many security officials know the truth about abductions  ? 55

10:35, Interview

Former prosecutors offices investigator: Many security officials know the truth about abductions

They are collecting information and waiting for their time.

Portraits of abducted oppositional leaders appeared in Grodno streets (Photo) photos 1

9:52, Politics

Portraits of abducted oppositional leaders appeared in Grodno streets (Photo)

Leaflets with their portraits were pasted in the run-up to Solidarity Day.

Philip Breedlove: Russia starts hybrid war against Moldova 18

9:26, Europa

Philip Breedlove: Russia starts hybrid war against Moldova

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe says Russia begins to use the scenario of the hybrid war against Moldova.

Production suspended at 3 Zabudova plants due to debts  ?

8:08, Society

Production suspended at 3 Zabudova plants due to debts

The enterprise undergoes a crisis because of loans.

Viktar Hanchar and Anatol Krasouski kidnapped 15 years ago 21

8:06, Politics

Viktar Hanchar and Anatol Krasouski kidnapped 15 years ago

Viktar Hanchar and Anatol Krasouski disappeared on September 16, 1999.

15.09

Tributes paid to Piotr Martsau photos 5

16:08, Society

Tributes paid to Piotr Martsau

About 100 people came to pay their last respect to journalist and publisher Piotr Martsau.

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