News on 20.02.2012
18:08, By Sophia Kishkovsky, «The New York Times» — Politics
Is the U.S. State Department sponsoring a legion of subversive LEGOs, Transformers, stuffed animals and toy favors from Kinder Surprise chocolates to foment an Orange Revolution in Russia?
16:59, Vladimir Chudentsov — Sport
This year the traditional festival “Minsk Ski Track” for some reason was held without the main skier of the country.
15:57, — Politics
Hunger-striking opposition activist Syarhey Kavalenka and Alena Kavalenka got married in a detention center in Vitsyebsk on Friday.
15:55, — Politics
The Belarusian foreign ministry has expressed “outrage” over the European Parliament’s February 16 resolution urging Alyaksandr Lukashenka to pardon Dzmitry Kanavalaw and Uladzislaw Kavalyow, sentenced to death in the subway bombing case of November 30, 2011.
15:54, — Politics
One more journalist in Hrodna has been summoned to the city prosecutor’s office over his cooperation with a foreign media outlet, reported a human rights group called Vyasna (Spring) on Saturday.
15:50, — Politics
At the ceremony of accepting credentials from new Israeli ambassador Yosef Shagal, the dictator thanked his for the position the diplomat holds on Belarus.
14:42, — Politics
Members of the independent trade union at Granit company are not going to tolerate the reprisal against organization leader Aleh Stakhayevich.
14:10, — Politics
The Presidential Administration has replied to an application from the mother of Uladzislaw Kavalyow, who was sentenced to death in the subway bombing case last year, saying that it is advisable examine the country’s Criminal Procedure Code at her request.
13:29, James Harper, The Australian — Politics
AT first glance Discover Love and Too Late (Antigone #2), showing at Brisbane's World Theatre Festival, might not appear to have much in common.
12:53, — Politics
Young Front activists try to pass medicines for the activist in a detention centre in Akrestsin Street.
12:39, — Politics
Lukashenka went into hysterics over a possibility of strengthening sanctions.
12:16, — Politics
50 workers at the Orsha branch of Elektroseti company left the official trade union.
12:04, — Politics
He also runs a business in Belarus.
11:19, — Politics
Anti-fascists and Dinamo Brest fans had a fight in Portal club on February 18.