News on 20.03.2012
18:44, — Politics
Aliaksandar Lukashenka gave an interview to host of the program Spotlight of the TV-company Russia Today Aleksandr Gurnov.
17:44, — Politics
The agenda for Lukashenka's meeting concerning the EU sanctions has leaked from Lukashenka Administration.
16:04, — Politics
Alena Semenchukova, who was detained with a poster “Freedom to Syarhei Kavalenka!” in the centre of Vitsebsk on March 20, has been fined 175,000 rubles.
15:43, — Politics
Anatol Lyabedzka, the chair of the United Civil Party (UCP), said at a press conference on March 20 the party planned to propose its candidates for the election to the “house of representatives”.
15:41, — Politics
A Belsat journalist, Mikhail Yanchuk, received a notice from the Citizenship and Migration Office of the Maskouski district of Brest.
15:12, — Politics
International human rights organization Reporters Without Borders roundly condemns the Belarusian government’s decision to close the country’s borders for journalists.
13:54, — Politics
To agree on imposing economic sanctions against Belarus, Latvia may demand from the EU a minimal compensation of one billion Euro.
13:46, — Politics
The boycott of the 2014 Ice Hockey World Championship in Belarus by European hockey clubs may be the only effective tool to influence Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
13:24, — Politics
Anatol Lyabedka, the head of the United Civil Party (UCP), was finally told the reason for the travel ban.
13:08, — Politics
As said by the member of the Lithuanian Seimas, the Belarusian authorities have revived “a Communist dark age, having turned Belarusians into slaves.”
13:01, — Politics
“You draft age expired 11 years ago.”
12:50, By Nickolaj Nielsen, EUobserver — Politics
Even as President Alexander Lukashenko becomes increasingly cruel and unusual, the EU capital is seeing an unprecedented level of lobbying on his behalf.
11:30, — Politics
The Amnesty International condemned the execution of Belarusians Dzmitry Kanavalau (DmitryKonovalov) and Uladzislau Kavalyou (Vladislav Kovalev).
11:15, — Politics
The Minsk city executive committee allowed holding a rally on Freedom Day, March 25.
11:14, — Politics
Civil society and the little free media that is available in Belarus require our ongoing support.
11:03, — Politics
Yesterday the opening ceremony of the Belarusian Week took place in the building of Vilnius municipality.
11:00, — Politics
You can send a letter, postcard or telegram to support Belarusian political prisoners.
10:50, — Politics
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) holds a congress in Helsinki in late spring.
10:45, — Politics
The United Nations Human Rights Committee today voiced grave concern over the execution in Belarus of a person whose case was under its consideration after he was found guilty of last year’s bombing of a subway in the capital, Minsk.
10:44, — Politics
Russia’s support will not be costless any more.
10:10, — Politics
The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has been recommended to put 16 countries on the list of the worst violators of religious rights.