News on 11.05.2012
16:01, — Economics
The Belarusian authorities are going to deliver an additional bill from Russia for integration services, adding Russia's accession to the WTO to Belarus's expenditure account.
15:45, — Politics
The European Union wants to pursue an active policy toward Belarus that would contain clear goals and a positive program for the country’s citizens, Stefan Fule, the EU commissioner for enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy, said in an interview with the Belarusian service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
15:43, — Politics
The hearing of Syarhey Kavalenka's appeal against his prison sentence will resume in the Vitsyebsk Regional Court on May 18, the wife of the 37-year-old opposition activist told BelaPAN on Thursday.
15:28, — Politics
Participants of a public action demanded not to use British theatres to advertise the Belarusian regime.
14:47, — Politics
Alyaksandr Lukashenka dismissed Anatol Kulyashou from the post of minister of internal affairs on May 11.
14:36, — Politics
Organisers of the boycott campaign have held a press-conference in Minsk.
14:17, — Politics
The German Foreign Minsiter called the events in Belarus a disgrace for Europe.
14:15, — Politics
Alyaksandr Lukashenka is expected to take part in the CSTO and CIS summits in Moscow on May 15.
13:44, By Daniel Calingaert, Freedom House — Politics
Western countries should limit access to the latest technological developments for the dictators.
12:57, — hi-tech
A freelance site offers a project to troll pro-opposition Internet forums in Belarus.
12:45, — Politics
Leading analysts have urged tnot to hold a World Cup Championship in Minsk.
12:09, — society
It was situated near the building of the District Executive Committee and it disappeared from its pedestal last night.
12:03, — Politics
Activists of Tell the Truth campaign and some people from neighbouring villages and summer cottages communities gathered near the police department of the Smalyavichy district.
11:59, — Economics
The Council of Ministers of Belarus zealously fulfills Lukashenka's new orders.
11:37, — Politics
Syarhei Kavalenka has not been given a meeting with his wife in Vitsebsk remand prison.
11:26, — society
A teacher and out-of-school activities organizer from Minsk school Nr 70 has not been given a bonus of Br 700,000 for… a low number of pioneers. And this sum makes one third of hisr salary!
11:18, — Culture
London's Bloomsbury Theatre responded to a disturbance caused by an invitation to Yanka Kupala Theatre in the UK.
11:02, — Politics
The mother of the political prisoner Alyaksandr Frantskevich met with him in the colony.
10:59, — Economics
Transneft has no plans to buy the Belarusian section of the Druzhba oil pipeline, Nikolai Tokarev, president of the Russian pipeline operator, said in Moscow on May 11, according to RIA Novosti.
10:22, — Politics
Entrepreneurs at the market in the town of Rechytsa did not open their booths on May 11.
9:55, — Economics
The National Bank of Belarus (NBB) will lower its base refinance rate from 36 to 34 percent on May 16, said the NBB press office on Friday.
9:10, — Politics
Member of the European Parliament Marek Migalski appealed to Amnesty International asking to recognize a Belarusian political prisoner a prisoner of conscience.
9:01, — Politics
A group of women protesting "unfair" court judgments pronounced against them or in cases of their relatives suffered another setback Thursday as Prosecutor General Alyaksandr Kanyuk refused to receive them.