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Dollar reaches Br11,500, no foreign cash in currency exchange offices

Dollar reaches Br11,500, no foreign cash in currency exchange offices  ? 184

18.12, 16:08 Economics

Minsk residents say many currency exchange offices do not have foreign cash.

Russia can ask Lukashenka to leave his post

Russia can ask Lukashenka to leave his post  15

18.12, 15:51 Politics

A round-table discussion Ukraine and Belarus in conditions of Russian aggression was held in Kyiv.

Eduard Lobau: I want to serve in army of free democratic Belarus

Eduard Lobau: I want to serve in army of free democratic Belarus  9

18.12, 14:39 Interview

Former political prisoner Eduard Lobau keeps his dream alive after four years in prison.

Belarusians began to withdraw ruble deposits

Belarusians began to withdraw ruble deposits  25

18.12, 8:02 Economics

It's not a trend yet, but depositors apparently began to lose their nerves.


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18.12

EU Council to approve new sanctions against Crimea

15:53, Ukraine

EU Council to approve new sanctions against Crimea

The Council of the European Union has decided to impose new sanctions against companies in the Ukrainian territory of Crimea, which was illegally annexed by Russia in March.

Russia to supply 4 divisions of S-300 to Belarus before October 2015 18

15:37, Army

Russia to supply 4 divisions of S-300 to Belarus before October 2015

The deliveries are provided for by the appropriate agreement.

Portraits of political prisoners emerged in Minsk streets photos 2

14:53, Politics

Portraits of political prisoners emerged in Minsk streets

Portraits of the prisoners of Lukashenkas regime were posted in the Belarusian capital on the Day of Solidarity.

Belarusians can get cheaper visas 4

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.

Ukrainian journalist to Putin: "When will you stop punitive operation in eastern Ukraine?" photos 27

13:02, Ukraine

Ukrainian journalist to Putin: "When will you stop punitive operation in eastern Ukraine?"

Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the Russian terrorists acting in the Donbas cannot be called mercenaries.

Lukashenka wants to use euros and dollars in trade with Russia 30

12:53, Economics

Lukashenka wants to use euros and dollars in trade with Russia

The dictator is outraged by the losses suffered by Belarus in trade with Russia.

Merkel: Russia doesnt respect Ukraine sovereignty, so sanctions inevitable 1

12:30, Ukraine

Merkel: Russia doesnt respect Ukraine sovereignty, so sanctions inevitable

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that sanctions against Russia are inevitable because Moscow does not respect the sovereignty of Ukraine.

Photo fact: Long queues at currency exchange offices in Minsk photos 10

12:17, Economics

Photo fact: Long queues at currency exchange offices in Minsk

Minsk dwellers buy up currency.

Vehicle confiscation for throwing cigarette butts from car 97

9:34, Auto

Vehicle confiscation for throwing cigarette butts from car

Sanctions for environmental pollution may be significantly tightened in 2015.

Maryna Adamovich had a conjugal visit with Mikalai Statkevich 15

9:11, Politics

Maryna Adamovich had a conjugal visit with Mikalai Statkevich

The wife of the political prisoner was allowed to make two hours' conjugal visit with her husband in Mahileu prison.

The trial on Yury Belenki postponed

7:49, Politics

The trial on Yury Belenki postponed

The hearing of an administrative case of Yury Belenki, the vice-chairman of Conservative Christian Party Belarus Peoples Front (BPF), is again postponed.

17.12

Andrzej Poczobutt: Lukashenka is nervous, thats the reason of pressure on mass media 7

18:42, Politics

Andrzej Poczobutt: Lukashenka is nervous, thats the reason of pressure on mass media

The election campaign is gaining momentum: a new instrument of crackdown on online media has appeared.

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.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Nuclear weapons in the Crimea are a challenge against the whole world

16:46, Ukraine

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Nuclear weapons in the Crimea are a challenge against the whole world

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk called on Russia "to immediately implement Minsk agreements ".

President Komorowski: Poland ready to help Ukraine by supplying it with arms 4

16:32, Ukraine

President Komorowski: Poland ready to help Ukraine by supplying it with arms

Poland is ready to help Ukraine by providing it with weapons, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has said.

Meeting of Tripartite Group on Donbas scheduled for Sunday 3

15:57, Ukraine

Meeting of Tripartite Group on Donbas scheduled for Sunday

A trilateral meeting of the contact group to resolve the conflict in the east of Ukraine is planned for Sunday, December 21 in Minsk.

Barys Zhaliba: We should prepare for worst 7

15:55, Economics

Barys Zhaliba: We should prepare for worst

The Russian ruble will continue falling that will speed up the devaluation in Belarus.

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.

Grzegorz Schetyna: Lukashenka must release political prisoners 4

15:33, Politics

Grzegorz Schetyna: Lukashenka must release political prisoners

Release of all political prisoners remains the key requirement of Western countries to Belarus.

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.

How to bypass blocking?  ? 46

14:45, Hi-Tech

How to bypass blocking?

There are several easy ways of how to bypass the blocking of our website in Belarus.

Lukashenka asked to lift sanctions 65

14:43, Politics

Lukashenka asked to lift sanctions

Today the dictator stood up for Putin and demanded to lift Western sanctions.

Turchynov says Russia may start continental war 5

14:08, Ukraine

Turchynov says Russia may start continental war

Newly appointed Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleksandr Turchynov said on Wednesday that Russia might begin a full-scale continental war.

Russia transfers to Belarus new fighter aircraft planes 17

13:21, Army

Russia transfers to Belarus new fighter aircraft planes

The number of Russian Air Force aircraft in Belarus will be increased in 2015.

Michael McFaul: Russia's elite is in panic, Medvedev waits for removing from office 14

13:14, Russia

Michael McFaul: Russia's elite is in panic, Medvedev waits for removing from office

A former United States ambassador to Moscow finds the reshuffle in the Government of the Russian Federation possible in the coming weeks.

Poland sends two humanitarian convoys to east Ukraine 2

12:25, Ukraine

Poland sends two humanitarian convoys to east Ukraine

Poland has sent two humanitarian convoys to help residents of the eastern regions of Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said.

Price of OPEC oil falls below $56

12:21, Economics

Price of OPEC oil falls below $56

The price of the OPEC oil basket on Tuesday dropped by 3.47%, to $55.91 per barrel, down from $57.92 on the previous day, according to the organization.

Websites equated to mass media in Belarus  ? 90

11:38, Freedom of speech

Websites equated to mass media in Belarus

The authorities can completely block any website.

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.

Russian crews of Mistrals to leave France before New Year 9

10:11, Russia

Russian crews of Mistrals to leave France before New Year

The Russian crews that were training to man two French-built Mistral-class helicopter carrier assault ships will leave France by December 25.

Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande and Putin agree on contact group meeting 'by end of week' 2

9:30, Politics

Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande and Putin agree on contact group meeting 'by end of week'

The parties discussed the situation in the Donbas and the implementing of the Minsk Protocol of September 5 and the Minsk Memorandum of September 19.

Ukrainian dream of Andrei Sannikov  ? 3

9:05, Politics

Ukrainian dream of Andrei Sannikov

Belarus needs a path to democracy, not the stability of the dictatorship, Belarusian opposition members think.

Economists: Devaluation of the Belarusian ruble is certain to happen  ? 26

8:29, Economics

Economists: Devaluation of the Belarusian ruble is certain to happen

In the nearest future Russian's economic crisis will hurt the Belarusian currency.

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.

Three-year contract on Russian natural gas deliveries to Belarus signed 2

7:40, Economics

Three-year contract on Russian natural gas deliveries to Belarus signed

A contract has been signed to determine the terms of Russian natural gas deliveries to Belarus for the next three years.

16.12

Zaleuski: State makes journalists work illegally photos 1

20:40, Freedom of speech

Zaleuski: State makes journalists work illegally

Independent journalist Ales Zaleuski received a warning from a prosecutor after two fines.

Stanislau Bahdankevich: It would be difficult to avoid landslide of devaluation in Belarus 42

16:39, Economics

Stanislau Bahdankevich: It would be difficult to avoid landslide of devaluation in Belarus

If the authorities are not going to do anything, devaluation will be the same as in Russia.

Euro tops 100 Russian rubles, dollar hits 80 rubles  ? 369

15:43, Economics

Euro tops 100 Russian rubles, dollar hits 80 rubles

The ruble continues to nosedive, falling below 100 rubles/EUR1 and 80 rubles/$1 before falling back slightly.

Lewis names 23 players to Belarus' Arosa Challenge training camp

15:11, Sport

Lewis names 23 players to Belarus' Arosa Challenge training camp

Coach of the Belarusian ice hockey national team Dave Lewis has named a 23-player squad for a training camp prior to Arosa Challenge international tournament which is due in Switzerland on 19-20 December.

Dictator starts speaking about hybrid threat 50

13:48, Politics

Dictator starts speaking about hybrid threat

The dictator scares Belarusians with colour revolutions and exports of hatred.

Photo fact: images of political prisoners in the streets of Brest photos 7

13:45, Politics

Photo fact: images of political prisoners in the streets of Brest

Huge images of political prisoners have been placed in Brest before Day of Solidarity.

Lukashenka: Russias actions cannot but raise concern 36

13:32, Politics

Lukashenka: Russias actions cannot but raise concern

The dictator expects clarity from Russia in respect of Belarus.

Andriy Parubiy: FSB will act in Belarus much faster than in Ukraine  ? photos 31

13:01, Interview

Andriy Parubiy: FSB will act in Belarus much faster than in Ukraine

Lukashenka has in fact surrendered Belarus's independence to Russia.

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.

Russian stock market collapses after rubles fall 15

12:12, Economics

Russian stock market collapses after rubles fall

The Russian stock market suffered a collapse on Tuesday due to devaluation of the ruble against dollar and euro.

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.

Journalist Ales Zaleuski called to prosecutor's office 2

9:19, Freedom of speech

Journalist Ales Zaleuski called to prosecutor's office

The Minsk city prosecutor's office got interested in a journalist of Polish TVP channel.

Giga Bokeria: Ukraine showed how to break free from Russia's influence 1

8:53, Ukraine

Giga Bokeria: Ukraine showed how to break free from Russia's influence

The future of Ukraine will show if the European Union has a chance to survive.

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