News on 8.08.2012
18:00, — Politics
The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media asked Belarusian authorities to drop charges against detained journalist.
16:31, — Economics
Belarusian companies have to suspend production of sublimated products from Russian naphtha.
16:16, — society
The investigation of fashion designer Sasha Varlamau's case has been prolonged till November 19.
14:52, — Economics
Belarus' gold and foreign currency reserves should not go below the mark of $8 billion.
14:42, — Politics
“I will not take part in this nationalwide sham. There's no sense in voting,” the expert says.
14:18, — Politics
Human Rights Center "Viasna" received an answer from the General Prosecutor’s Office about an appeal of a number of leaders of human rights organizations on the issue of preventive detention of civilian activists.
13:37, — Politics
Carl Bildt has no doubts the Belarusian ruler stands behind the new diplomatic row.
13:21, — Politics
Belarusian and Russian governors confirmed their readiness to act together to strengthen the common defense space.
13:19, — Politics
Journalist Iryna Khalip received the Hermann Kesten Prize founded by the PEN Centre of Germany.
13:13, — Politics
“We have much hope that this small symbolic step will be important for Ales and all Belarusian human rights activists" - said Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Užupis Thomas Chapaytsis.
13:09, — Army
About $1.5 million were spent on purchasing small arms and equipment in 2010.
12:59, — Sport
The Belarusian team of Irina Pomelova, Nadezhda Popok, Olga Khudenko and Marina Poltoran won the women's K4 500m bronze at the Olympic Games.
12:30, — Politics
The human rights organization Freedom House issued a statement on the expulsion of the Swedish Ambassador Stefan Eriksson from Belarus.
12:17, — Politics
Anastasia Palazhanka, a deputy head of Young Front, thinks the “elections” are a test for the people of Belarus.
12:11, — Politics
The human rights activist is sure that the investigation has no evidences of the involvement of detainees to the border crossing by the Swedish airplane.
11:58, — Politics
The last dictatorship in Europe asked the neighbors about the "legal aid".
11:52, — Politics
Early in the morning of August 8 Minsk police department began to phone to all the participants of the pickets for the boycott of the "parliamentary elections".
11:37, — Politics
The Foreign Minister of Sweden reacted to closing the Belarusian embassy in Stockholm.
10:50, — Politics
The Minsk City Court dismissed appeals by Andrei Ozharovsky and Mikhail Matskevich. They demanded to declare their administrative arrest illegal.
10:19, — Politics
Lukashenka held another meeting to discuss the harvesting campaign and warned the government, officials and governors they could be dismissed soon.
9:20, — Politics
Belarus withdraws its embassy in Sweden and all its employees.