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EU can ban deliveries of vodka, caviar and diamond from Russia

EU can ban deliveries of vodka, caviar and diamond from Russia  ? 55

29.08, 16:58 Europa

A new package of sanctions against Russia can be approved at the EU summit tomorrow.

Putin promises to increase Russias nuclear potential

Putin promises to increase Russias nuclear potential  87

29.08, 18:28 Politics

It's best not to mess with us! the president of Russia threatened.

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Ukraine sets course for NATO membership

Arseniy Yatsenyuk: Ukraine sets course for NATO membership  79

29.08, 14:40 Ukraine

A bill on canceling Ukraine's non-bloc status was sent to the parliament.

Putin: Russian paratroopers got lost. I'm serious

Putin: Russian paratroopers got lost. I'm serious  113

29.08, 14:25 Ukraine

Vladimir Putin assures the paratroopers captured in Ukraine were there by accident.

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29.08

Poland refused passage for Shoigus plane 51

17:59, Politics

Poland refused passage for Shoigus plane

Poland has not allowed a plane carrying Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu cross its airspace, who was on his way back from Slovakia.

Vladimir Ryzhkov: Meeting in Minsk failed 6

16:08, Politics

Vladimir Ryzhkov: Meeting in Minsk failed

So far it is impossible to reconclide the conflict in Donbas with the help of talks.

Ales Marachkin works on painting about war in Donbas 1

15:34, Society

Ales Marachkin works on painting about war in Donbas

The artist will show his new works at an exhibition in October.

Activist arrested for 10 days for leaflets about strike 1

14:47, Politics

Activist arrested for 10 days for leaflets about strike

Human rights activists have learnt about another case of flagrant persecution of one of the public activists.

UN Committee finds violation of human rights of Homel activist

13:56, Society

UN Committee finds violation of human rights of Homel activist

The Belarusian authorities violated the right of Vasil Paliakou, a deputy head of the United Civil Party, to peaceful assembly.

Photo fact: A white-red-white flag in Minsk minibus taxi photos 26

13:44, Society

Photo fact: A white-red-white flag in Minsk minibus taxi

A driver of one of inter-city shuttle buses has a national white-red-white flag in his vehicle.

CSTO ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine 54

13:37, Ukraine

CSTO ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine

A decision can be taken by the Collective Security Council.

Activists to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus for extremism

13:02, Society

Activists to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus for extremism

Leaders of Mahilou-based departments of independent trade unions say they want to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus TV channels for extremism.

UN agency says 2,600 die in eastern Ukraine 5

12:23, Ukraine

UN agency says 2,600 die in eastern Ukraine

The conflict in eastern Ukraine has taken about 2,593 lives since the middle of April, says a report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay published on Friday.

Sikorski and Makei meet in Warsaw

12:12, Politics

Sikorski and Makei meet in Warsaw

The foreign ministers of Poland and Belarus met to discuss the bilateral relations and the situation in Ukraine.

Romania president: Putins goal is to turn Donbas into large-scale Transnistria 6

11:09, Ukraine

Romania president: Putins goal is to turn Donbas into large-scale Transnistria

Romania condemns Russias support of the gunmen in the east of Ukraine.

Brest court: Lists of voters are classified materials 4

9:49, Society

Brest court: Lists of voters are classified materials

The court refused to start a proceeding as to making the voter lists public.

60 Russian tanks in 20 km from Mariupol  ? 61

8:52, Ukraine

60 Russian tanks in 20 km from Mariupol

Russian troops near Mariupol are preparing another springboard for advancing deeper into Ukraines territory.

Azarenka into US Open round three 2

8:39, Sport

Azarenka into US Open round three

Belarus number one Victoria Azarenka progressed to the US Open third round after securing a solid 6-3, 6-2 win over American Christina McHale (43).

Obama, Merkel support further sanctions against Russia  ? 48

8:03, Politics

Obama, Merkel support further sanctions against Russia

The US President and Germany's Chancellor want new sanctions to be imposed against Russia.

Homiel resident gets punished with 5-day arrest for calling police 11

7:56, Society

Homiel resident gets punished with 5-day arrest for calling police

Civic activist Kanstancin Zhukouski will spend five days of an administrative arrest in jail.

28.08

Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Situation in Ukraine becomes deadlocked 7

17:54, Europa

Lithuanian Foreign Minister: Situation in Ukraine becomes deadlocked

The head of the Foreign Ministry of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius states that Ukraine needs more foreign aid.

Photo-fact: Train carrying military equipment in Hrodna  ? photos 59

16:15, Ukraine

Photo-fact: Train carrying military equipment in Hrodna

Belarus continues to redeploy equipment and troops.

Zmitser Dashkevich: Inviting Makei means EU doesn't want to learn from own mistakes 6

16:02, Politics

Zmitser Dashkevich: Inviting Makei means EU doesn't want to learn from own mistakes

European leaders continue trying to establish cooperation with authoritarian regimes.

Minsk meeting was disaster for Poroshenko  ? 101

15:35, Ukraine

Minsk meeting was disaster for Poroshenko

Ukraine can win only if Maidan spreads to neighbouring countries.

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Its enough to take to the streets, and regime is to deflate 9

14:52, Politics

Mikhail Khodorkovsky: Its enough to take to the streets, and regime is to deflate

The businessman in disfavor has commented on the hostilities in Donbas and stated that Russia is at war against Ukraine.

The National Security Bureau of Poland: Ukraine can count on NATO's arms  ? 25

14:45, Europa

The National Security Bureau of Poland: Ukraine can count on NATO's arms

The NATO countries can sell to Ukraine weapons necessary for fighting.

Andrei Suzdaltsev: Lukashenka to have big problems in 2015 11

14:38, Politics

Andrei Suzdaltsev: Lukashenka to have big problems in 2015

Makei in Warsaw tries to legitimate the dictator.

Pavel Seviarynets: Scared Europeans ready to shake hands with anybody

14:26, Politics

Pavel Seviarynets: Scared Europeans ready to shake hands with anybody

No breakthrough in Belarus-EU relations are expected in the near future.

Petro Poroshenko: Russian troops enter Ukraine  ? 83

13:01, Ukraine

Petro Poroshenko: Russian troops enter Ukraine

(being updated) A special meeting of the Ukrainian National Security and Defence Council has been called.

Belarusian paratroopers have departed for military practice in Russia 68

10:23, Army

Belarusian paratroopers have departed for military practice in Russia

About two dozen servicemen of the 38th separate guardian mobile brigade have left for Krasnodar region from the Machulishchy aerodrome today.

Photo fact: Portraits of political prisoners in underpasses in Minsk 1

9:58, Politics

Photo fact: Portraits of political prisoners in underpasses in Minsk

Leaflets with information about the arrests on the eve of the 26 August summit have appeared in Minsk.

UK Prime Minister and EU Council president: Russias actions are provocation 10

9:24, Politics

UK Prime Minister and EU Council president: Russias actions are provocation

Cameron and Van Rompuy held a phone conversation preceding the EU summit on Saturday.

Siarhei Kuzin: I will defend Ukraine with arms in my hands 18

9:16, Ukraine

Siarhei Kuzin: I will defend Ukraine with arms in my hands

A famous Belarusian and Ukrainian radio presenter is ready for mobilisation.

Avakov's advisor: There's full-scale invasion into Ukraine 1

9:12, Ukraine

Avakov's advisor: There's full-scale invasion into Ukraine

Russian troops invade Ukraine in several directions.

Carl Bildt: There is a way between Ukraine and Russia armies 5

9:10, Ukraine

Carl Bildt: There is a way between Ukraine and Russia armies

The head of Swedens Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that these are Ukraine and Russias servicemen fighting in Donbas.

Ales Bialatski: Regime in Belarus looks for benefit to gain from Ukraines misfortune

8:58, Politics

Ales Bialatski: Regime in Belarus looks for benefit to gain from Ukraines misfortune

Authorities have exposed their grasp reflex without even fearing European Union representatives.

US Department of State confirms offensive of Russian troops in Ukraine 51

8:32, Ukraine

US Department of State confirms offensive of Russian troops in Ukraine

The US Department of State confirms the activity of Russian regular troops in eastern Ukraine.

Stanislau Bahdankevich: Belarusian ruble devaluation will go faster  ? 16

7:56, Economics

Stanislau Bahdankevich: Belarusian ruble devaluation will go faster

The price growth rate in Belarus can be compared with that in war-hit Ukraine.

27.08

Maryna Adamovich: Im perplexed 28

17:32, Politics

Maryna Adamovich: Im perplexed

The wife of Mikalai Statkevich, a political prisoner, who is in prison for more than 3.5 years, is surprised by the visit of the EU and Ukraine leaders to Minsk.

Russia hinders the road for smuggled goods from Belarus  ? 90

17:25, in the world

Russia hinders the road for smuggled goods from Belarus

Rosselkhoznadzor (the Federal Veterinary and Phytosanitary Monitoring Service of Russia) has not believed in Belarusian apples and bell peppers.

Smaliavichy resident gets 5 days in custody for distributing newspapers 5

16:55, Politics

Smaliavichy resident gets 5 days in custody for distributing newspapers

The case of activist Andrei Kasheuski was heard by Minsk's Kastrychnitski district court.

Authorities ban anti-war pickets near embassies of Russia and Iraq 6

16:18, Politics

Authorities ban anti-war pickets near embassies of Russia and Iraq

The Minsk authorities didn't permit BCD activists to hold anti-war pickets on August 28.

Turchynov demands Poroshenko to convene military council on account of Russias invasion photos 101

15:51, Ukraine

Turchynov demands Poroshenko to convene military council on account of Russias invasion

The situation in the Southern Front should be considered at the session.

Football fan detained at Barysau stadium for scarf with Pahonia coat of arms photos 16

14:00, Society

Football fan detained at Barysau stadium for scarf with Pahonia coat of arms

Football fans figured out the name of a major involved in the incident. They are now trying to identify the steward.

Minsk city executive committee: Injured at work pay a fine 46

13:48, Society

Minsk city executive committee: Injured at work  pay a fine

There is a proposal to amend the Administrative Offences Code of Belarus, and to introduce sanctions against employees who violate requirements of occupational health and safety.

Yatseniuk: Russia plans on stopping gas transit through Ukraine in winter 20

13:17, Ukraine

Yatseniuk: Russia plans on stopping gas transit through Ukraine in winter

The Russian Federation plans on cutting off natural gas through the territory of Ukraine into the European Union countries.

Chinese military will be trained in Belarus

13:11, Army

Chinese military will be trained in Belarus

A delegation from China paid a working visit to Belarus on 22-25 August.

Lukoil filling stations sell diluted fuel?  ? photos 131

12:16, Society

Lukoil filling stations sell diluted fuel?

Fuel contains white impurities that precipitate out.

Explosion at heat and power station under construction in Luninets (Photo)

12:09, Events

Explosion at heat and power station under construction in Luninets (Photo)

A powerful explosion took place at around 17:00.

At summit in Minsk journalists were offered vodka and cognac already since morning (Photo)

11:42, Society

At summit in Minsk journalists were offered vodka and cognac already since morning (Photo)

Todays summit with Putin and Poroshenko in Minsk is some kind of a completely surreal event.

Lida Footwear Factory switches over to 4-day working week 22

11:17, Society

Lida Footwear Factory switches over to 4-day working week

The enterprise, at which about 730 people are employed, is in a difficult economic condition.

Dozens comrades from different countries congratulate Mikalaj Dziadok 3

10:48, Politics

Dozens comrades from different countries congratulate Mikalaj Dziadok

Political prisoner Mikalaj Dziadok turned 26 last Saturday.

Stanislav Belkovsky: Putin will try to bribe dead servicemens relatives 17

10:01, in the world

Stanislav Belkovsky: Putin will try to bribe dead servicemens relatives

In order to avoid a scandal, Putin will bribe relatives of the Russian servicemen killed in battle in Ukraine.

Militants and Russians launch attack on southern Donetsk region  ? photos 88

9:19, Ukraine

Militants and Russians launch attack on southern Donetsk region

Separatists began an attack after the talks in Minsk had ended.

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