News on 24.05.2012
16:23, — Culture
France hosts the 65th Cannes Film Festival. Among hundreds of films one can find movies made by Belarusians or about Belarus.
15:47, By Andrew Dickson, The Guadian — Culture
The leading British newspaper has presented a review of the Belarusian "King Lear" from the Free Theater.
15:28, — Politics
Belarus expects “specific steps” from the West and official Minsk will not change its position on the “release of political prisoners”.
14:54, — Politics
Belarus is set to expand cooperation with Cuba and Ecuador, Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry of Belarus Andrei Savinykh told a briefing on 24 May, BelTA has learnt.
14:50, — Politics
Human rights activist Aleh Vouchak was detained by people in mufti near Bangalore Square in Minsk.
14:42, — Politics
Tax inspection has engaged in the case of Yadviha Zasulevich, a mother of Aleh Vouchak, the leader of the human rights centre “Legal Assistance to Population.”
14:26, By Mathew Shearman, New Eastern Europe — Politics
A special report for New Eastern Europe on German youth attitudes toward Eastern Europe by Europe & Me editor Mathew Shearman.
14:00, — Politics
According her, it would be a problem to bring Kurmanbek Bakiyev back in Kyrgyzstan until progressive forces replace Alexander Lukashenko.
13:46, — Politics
Lyubou Kavalyova planned to take to court creators of the film called Metro, however the head of the Belarusian TV and Radio Company Henadz Davydzka hasn’t told their names.
13:14, — Politics
Police refused to return the European Belarus activist his passport and are going to come to hospital for him.
12:55, — Politics
Amnesty International, a human rights organisation, has published a report on the human rights situation all over the world.
12:38, — Politics
An activist of the Young Front Pavel Syarhei is to challenge the actions of the deputy chief of the policing and prevention unit of the police department of Frunzenski district Andrei Halavin.
12:26, — Politics
Diplomats are asking to show BT film “Metro” in Poland.
12:16, — Events
Evening, May 23, 20-year-old Belarusian bicycle racer Paulina Zhuk died in hospital of the city of Tula.
12:11, — Politics
Belarus does not consider it necessary to increase the number of Polish consular officers in the country.
12:01, — Politics
Activists of Young Christian Democrats and Revolution by Sovial Network group hung out a banner in Brest on the evening of May 23.
11:37, — Politics
Famous punk band Kalyan and a new rock project Dzeciuki were expected to play at the concern.
11:17, — Politics
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland has sent a note of protest in connection with the plans to open Russian-language classes in a Polish school in Hrodna.
11:09, — Politics
Activist Andrei Mouchan, who was brutally beaten by police, is at emergency hospital.
11:04, — Economics
Officials of the Belarusian Statistics Committee presented shocking figures.
10:53, — Politics
MEP Manfred Weber called IIHF to reverse the decision about a hockey tournament in Minsk.
10:43, — society
Some men wearing masks maвe two guys lay down on the ground near Siluet shopping centre in Kharuzhaya Street in the centre of Minsk at 6 afternoon.
10:21, — Politics
Uladzimir Yaromenak found in Akrestsina street detention center.
9:26, — Politics
The Corrections department of the Interior Affairs Ministry of Belarus has prepared the draft law “On Amnesty”, which has already been submitted for consideration of the government.