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Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead

Russia opposition politician Boris Nemtsov shot dead  ? 385

28.02, 0:50 Politics

Mr Nemtsov was shot on a bridge within sight of St Basil's Cathedral and the Kremlin.

Gomselmash plant works three days a week

Gomselmash plant works three days a week  18

28.02, 9:15 Society

The plant has worked from Tuesday till Thursday this week.

Mikalai Dziadok: System based on lies to collapse

Mikalai Dziadok: System based on lies to collapse  32

27.02, 9:18 Politics

Political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok is sentenced to an additional year in prison.

Azarenka reaches Qatar Open 2015 semifinal

Azarenka reaches Qatar Open 2015 semifinal  4

27.02, 7:53 Sport

Belarus number one Victoria Azarenka continued her 2015 Qatar Open run in Doha with a confident 6-3, 6-1 win over world number five Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the quarterfinal.


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28.02

Boris Nemtsov was preparing report about war in Donbas 12

10:20, Politics

Boris Nemtsov was preparing report about war in Donbas

Boris Nemtsov was going to publish a report about the war in Donbas and planned to make public the facts and documents that prove the presence of Russian troops in Ukraine.

Valeria Khotsina: Trial against Mikalai Dziadok was a show 4

10:16, Politics

Valeria Khotsina: Trial against Mikalai Dziadok was a show

The family was not sad though all knew how would the trial end.

27.02

Anastasia Loika: Sentence to Dziadok connected with EU-Lukashenka talks 5

16:12, Politics

Anastasia Loika: Sentence to Dziadok connected with EU-Lukashenka talks

The Belarusian authorities do not only have an intention to release political prisoners but also worsen confinement conditions and increase prison term for them.

Market traders in Brest receive solidarity leaflets photos 9

15:28, Society

Market traders in Brest receive solidarity leaflets

Leaflets calling on market traders to stand up for their rights were distributed in Brest.

Mikalai Autukhovich: Mikalai Dziadok is dangerous for regime 5

14:03, Politics

Mikalai Autukhovich: Mikalai Dziadok is dangerous for regime

The political prisoner probably has high political potential, so they decided to hold him in prison in the year of elections.

Homel activist on hunger strike fined 3

13:51, Politics

Homel activist on hunger strike fined

Activist Kanstantyn Zhukouski continues his hunger strike in Homel remand prison.

Journalist held at police station 4 hours for photographing Academy of Science 26

12:47, Society

Journalist held at police station 4 hours for photographing Academy of Science

A journalist of Komsomolskaya Pravda v Belarusi, Dzmitry Lasko, was held at a police station for four hours.

Naftogaz transfers Gazprom $15 mln in prepayment for March gas shipments 5

12:32, Ukraine

Naftogaz transfers Gazprom $15 mln in prepayment for March gas shipments

Ukraine's national oil and gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy has transferred Gazprom $15 million in prepayment for shipments of Russian gas in March.

Reservist: In training camp we were forced to watch Russian and LPR TV 37

12:26, Society

Reservist: In training camp we were forced to watch Russian and LPR TV

In the end of 2014 in military training camp reservists were told about "Nazis in Ukraine" and "NATO's provocations".

Makei meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary 6

12:13, Politics

Makei meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei met with US Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin on 27 February.

Political prisoner Rubtsou begins to receive newspapers 1

11:58, Politics

Political prisoner Rubtsou begins to receive newspapers

According to Rubtsou, to achieve it, he had to call the post office and threaten the post staff with a lawsuit.

Maryna Adamovich: New political prisoners may appear 4

11:00, Politics

Maryna Adamovich: New political prisoners may appear

The authorities try the West's patience.

Andrzej Poczobut: Discussion of economics on the Internet may lead to new Square 5

8:38, Politics

Andrzej Poczobut: Discussion of economics on the Internet may lead to new Square

Difficult situation in the country will encourage more people to seek answers on independent sites.

Valiantsin Stefanovich: Belarusian authorities are not going to release political prisoners 10

8:27, Politics

Valiantsin Stefanovich: Belarusian authorities are not going to release political prisoners

Lukashenka is not going to fulfill demands of the EU.

26.02

Dzyadok sentenced to one more year in prison 72

18:16, Politics

Dzyadok sentenced to one more year in prison

The term of imprisonment has been extended by one year for the political prisoner.

Freedom Day march to be held under slogan Together for peace and independence 6

17:57, Politics

Freedom Day march to be held under slogan Together for peace and independence

Celebration of the anniversary of the date when the Belarusian Peoples Republic (BNR) was proclaimed is to be held under a slogan Together for peace and independence.

Taxmen of Vitsebsk announced hunt for small businessmen 24

16:28, Society

Taxmen of Vitsebsk announced hunt for small businessmen

Every single day small businessmen from markets of the city fall a pray to tax inspection, the Economic crime department or the Committee of Standardization.

Prosecutor wants 1 year in high security prison for Dziadok 10

16:22, Politics

Prosecutor wants 1 year in high security prison for Dziadok

The verdict will be delivered at 17:30.

Ministry of Communication bothers about profit of Skype and Viber  ? 54

16:14, Connection

Ministry of Communication bothers about profit of Skype and Viber

The monetisation of Skype and Viber in the networks of Belarusian communication operators will be discussed by the end of June.

Reader: If it were not for Charter97, I would be still waiting for maternity benefit 4

15:50, Society

Reader: If it were not for Charter97, I would be still waiting for maternity benefit

The maternity benefit was paid to a worker of Strommashina joint stock company after her letter was published by the website.

Bronislaw Komorowski: Poland will support sending UN peacekeepers to Ukraine

15:35, Ukraine

Bronislaw Komorowski: Poland will support sending UN peacekeepers to Ukraine

Warsaw is ready to give its consent to sending peacekeeping forces to eastern Ukraine, but only if the war in Donbas is stopped.

Ukraine to start withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demarcation line

15:33, Ukraine

Ukraine to start withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demarcation line

In compliance with the Minsk agreements of Feb. 12, Ukraine will start to withdraw 100-mm canons from the demarcation line Thursday.

Duma MPs say food embargo unconstitutional, demand cancelation 37

13:58, Russia

Duma MPs say food embargo unconstitutional, demand cancelation

The MPs claim that the embargo has not only been ineffective, but has caused an increase in food prices.

Chief financier of Hrodna region accused of bribery 4

13:57, Crime

Chief financier of Hrodna region accused of bribery

Criminal case under Article 430 para 2 of the Criminal Code (bribery) is initiated against the Chief of the Finance Department of Hrodna Regional Executive Committee.

Belarus ready to supply electricity to Ukraine 8

13:50, Ukraine

Belarus ready to supply electricity to Ukraine

Belarus is ready to starts supplies of electric power to Ukraine, which is interested in such supplies.

Lukashenka wants officials to get out of offices 37

13:20, Politics

Lukashenka wants officials to get out of offices

The dictator criticised the government.

Mikalai Dziadok tried in Mahileu 2

12:58, Politics

Mikalai Dziadok tried in Mahileu

Today the consideration of a criminal case of the political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok continues in the Mahileu prison.

Lukashenka leaves for Russia on March 2 27

12:35, Politics

Lukashenka leaves for Russia on March 2

On March 2-3 the dictator will take part in the session of the Supreme State Council of the "Union State".

Officials to pay only one third of the sum for rental housing

12:31, Society

Officials to pay only one third of the sum for rental housing

Lukashenka's Administration approved 70% discount for state officials on rental housing.

Brest journalist fined in absentia

11:55, Politics

Brest journalist fined in absentia

Leninski District Court of Brest has flagrantly violated Procedure Code, the Constitution and intermational standards.

KGB questions Hrodna residents about foreign trips

11:40, Politics

KGB questions Hrodna residents about foreign trips

Activist Dzianis Ivashyn from Hrodna has been ordered to visit the KGB.

Political prisoner Vaskovich marks birthday in prison 4

11:23, Politics

Political prisoner Vaskovich marks birthday in prison

Political prisoner Yauhen Vaskovich marks his 25th birthday on February 26.

Oil prices fall on release of inventory data from US 1

10:43, Economics

Oil prices fall on release of inventory data from US

Oil prices started to fall again in global trading after the publication of data on U.S. fuel supplies on Thursday, Reuters reports.

Leonid Kuchma: Putin delivered us an ultimatum 11

10:14, Ukraine

Leonid Kuchma: Putin delivered us an ultimatum

The ex-President says Putin issued Ukraine an ultimatum: either stop resisting or lose its statehood.

Philip Breedlove: Over 1,000 pieces of military hardware already sent from Russia to Ukraine 2

9:13, Ukraine

Philip Breedlove: Over 1,000 pieces of military hardware already sent from Russia to Ukraine

Over 1,000 pieces of Russian military equipment including tanks, armored personnel carriers, heavy artillery pieces, and other military vehicles, have already crossed the Ukrainian border.

Donald Tusk: The EU prepares sanctions against Russia 8

8:55, Ukraine

Donald Tusk: The EU prepares sanctions against Russia

The ceasefire is not honoured.

Brest market traders: We stop working from March 1  ? 36

8:29, Society

Brest market traders: We stop working from March 1

Market traders don't see opportunities for working under new conditions.

American journalist denied to Belarus  ? 1

7:52, Society

American journalist denied to Belarus

The Wall Street Journal Europe journalist David Crawford was denied a Belarusian visa.

25.02

Russian flags handed out in central Minsk (Photo) photos 35

17:21, Society

Russian flags handed out in central Minsk (Photo)

Young people made an attempt to hand out Russian and official Belarusian flags on the crossing of Independence Avenue and Surhanau Street.

Anatoly Lyabedzka: PACE wont trade values

17:16, Politics

Anatoly Lyabedzka: PACE wont trade values

Despite the thaw in the relations between the EU and Lukashenka, it would be difficult for the chamber to get a status of a full member.

Rymasheuski: Blocking anonymisers is another result of Lukashenka's dialogue with West 2

16:51, Society

Rymasheuski: Blocking anonymisers is another result of Lukashenka's dialogue with West

Concessions by the EU gives the Belarusian authorities a free hand for further repressions.

Maira Mora: Relations between EU and Belarus have normalized, but not improved 5

16:20, Politics

Maira Mora: Relations between EU and Belarus have normalized, but not improved

The main roadblock on the way to improving relations between the EU and Belarus is political prisoners.

Aleksander Kwaśniewski: Russias neighbours justly fear hybrid war

16:18, Politics

Aleksander Kwaśniewski: Russias neighbours justly fear hybrid war

The Trans-Caucasian region and the Baltic States can become the next targets of Russias aggression.

Dziadok's health deteriorates in prison 2

16:00, Politics

Dziadok's health deteriorates in prison

Political prisoner Mikalai Dziadok was taken to a hospital in Mahilou for an examination some days before the trial.

Corruption scandal: Mysterious case of son of Lukashenka's former associate 20

15:51, Crime

Corruption scandal: Mysterious case of son of Lukashenka's former associate

A son of Lukashenka's ideologist Uladzimir Zamiatalin will stand trial. Prosecutors say about criminal activities worth millions of dollars.

PACE to resume cooperation with house of representatives? 3

15:26, Politics

PACE to resume cooperation with house of representatives?

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe plans to resume cooperation with the Belarusian parliament.

Portraits of political prisoner Dziadok in Brest streets photos 1

13:36, Politics

Portraits of political prisoner Dziadok in Brest streets

Big posters with the portrait of Mikalai Dziadok appeared in the centre of the town.

Ales Bialiatski: Voice of human rights defenders working for peace must be heard 1

13:34, Politics

Ales Bialiatski: Voice of human rights defenders working for peace must be heard

Ales Bialiatski, leader of the Human Rights Center Viasna, spoke yesterday at the presentation of Amnesty Internationals annual report in Rome.

Ukrainian journalist showed life of Belarusian "cyborgs" photos 13

13:26, Ukraine

Ukrainian journalist showed life of Belarusian "cyborgs"

Belarusian volunteers continue to be involved in a military conflict in eastern Ukraine.

Andrei Bastunets: It is mechanism of obviously repressive character 1

12:57, Politics

Andrei Bastunets: It is mechanism of obviously repressive character

Websites will be blocked within 24 hours, but restoring access to them will take months.

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