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Lukashenka: I will not allow Maidan

Lukashenka: I will not allow Maidan  ? 335

29.01, 11:25 Politics

The staged press-conference of Lukashenka lasted for 7 hours.

Lukashenka to Ukrainians: Crimea is not your land

Lukashenka to Ukrainians: Crimea is not your land  98

29.01, 16:17 Politics

The Belarusian dictator does not understand why Russia is being pecked by other countries over this issue.

Br15360 is a new dollar exchange rate record

Br15360 is a new dollar exchange rate record  15

29.01, 11:37 Economics

Dollar exchange rate rose from Br 15210 to Br15360 on the Belarusian Currency and Stock Exchange.

PACE deprives Russia of voting rights until April

PACE deprives Russia of voting rights until April  42

29.01, 7:56 Politics

Russian delegation quits for year.


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29.01

Maryna Adamovich: Statkevich is really sore subject for Lukashenka 10

17:14, Politics

Maryna Adamovich: Statkevich is really sore subject for Lukashenka

As long as the dictator has underlined so many times that Statkevich could not be a political competitor for him, it is most likely that in reality the situation is just the opposite.

Contact group on Ukraine intends to hold another meeting in Minsk 30 January 3

17:02, Ukraine

Contact group on Ukraine intends to hold another meeting in Minsk 30 January

The contact group on Ukraine informed the Belarusian side of its intention to hold the next meeting in Minsk on 30 January.

Ukrainian Deputy: Mad bears are not managed in, but put on chain

16:08, Politics

Ukrainian Deputy: Mad bears are not managed in, but put on chain

Ukrainian Deputy Borislav Bereza stated at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that sanctions are "the chain" for Russia.

No reforms under dictator's rule 21

15:58, Economics

No reforms under dictator's rule

Belarus is not ready to significantly change the economic development model, the dictator says.

Vintsuk Viachorka: Lukashenka stirs up ethnic hatred 16

15:33, Politics

Vintsuk Viachorka: Lukashenka stirs up ethnic hatred

The dictator again publicly insulted the Belarusian language.

Wages of inmate of Belarusian colony $9 per month (Photo) photos 10

15:18, Society

Wages of inmate of Belarusian colony $9 per month (Photo)

The authorities are using compulsory labour of prisoners in penal colonies almost for free.

Latvian Defence Ministry: Display of military force by Russian army causes concerns 2

15:09, Politics

Latvian Defence Ministry: Display of military force by Russian army causes concerns

Activities of the Russian troops near the borders of Latvia undermine confidence and promote tensions between the two countries.

Dictator plans to deal with Catholic priests from Poland 12

14:46, Politics

Dictator plans to deal with Catholic priests from Poland

Some Catholic priests from Poland on the territory of Belarus are engaged in wrong activities, Lukashenka stated.

Lukashenka: Statkevich is not a politician for me, I swear by my children 50

14:21, Politics

Lukashenka: Statkevich is not a politician for me, I swear by my children

The dictator stated he did not intend to free the former presidential contender Mikalai Statkevich.

Dinamo Minsk edged at Magnitogorsk

14:16, Sport

Dinamo Minsk edged at Magnitogorsk

Dinamo Minsk were back in action on 28 January following the KHL's All-Star Weekend.

Lukashenka: I don't rush to this Eastern Partnership 20

14:12, Politics

Lukashenka: I don't rush to this Eastern Partnership

The Belarusian authorities are ready to repeat mass arrests of opposition activists of December 19, 2010.

Dictator: I tend more and more to execute criminals for murder 31

13:49, Society

Dictator: I tend more and more to execute criminals for murder

Lukashenka supports the use of the death penalty in Belarus.

Lukashenka: Nationalist policy is one of the reasons Ukraine lost its territories 22

13:33, Politics

Lukashenka: Nationalist policy is one of the reasons Ukraine lost its territories

"War in Ukraine affects Belarus," Aliaksandr Lukashenka declared at the press conference on January 29.

Journalist at Lukashenka's press conference: Journalists cannot leave room 25

12:29, Politics

Journalist at Lukashenka's press conference: Journalists cannot leave room

Representatives of the media were ordered to switch off their mobile phones.

Maternity capital: there is decree but no money (Video) 5

12:11, Society

Maternity capital: there is decree but no money (Video)

Mothers with many children cannot obtain maternity capital from officials.

Ebola virus has mutated

12:03, Science

Ebola virus has mutated

Scientists researching the Ebola virus in Guinea claim that the deadly pathogen has mutated since the beginning of the outbreak last year, the BBC has reported.

Gazprom says Naftogaz demanding $6.2 bln in court 1

11:58, Ukraine

Gazprom says Naftogaz demanding $6.2 bln in court

The oral hearings in the Arbitration Court in Stockholm on their dispute at the price of Russian gas will be held no earlier than February-March 2016.

EP President warns Greece against boycotting sanctions against Russia 2

11:27, Politics

EP President warns Greece against boycotting sanctions against Russia

Martin Schulz, the President of the European Parliament, criticised the new government of Greece for diverging from the EU's stance on Russia.

Photofact: Inside "Tsal Dir Bie" 74

10:50, Society

Photofact: Inside "Tsal Dir Bie"

Journalists visited new dictator's residence to participate in his annual press conference.

Russian delegation to PACE doesn't understand why it cannot vote 30

9:48, Politics

Russian delegation to PACE doesn't understand why it cannot vote

A complaint from a representative of the Russian delegation about broken voting terminals at a PACE meeting raised a laugh in the room.

Ukrainian media: Lukashenka seeks Poroshenko to be his advocate in Europe photos 18

8:51, Politics

Ukrainian media: Lukashenka seeks Poroshenko to be his advocate in Europe

Minsk hopes the President of Ukraine to be his advocate in Brussels.

Belarus and Russia to revise joint defence doctrine 20

8:29, Army

Belarus and Russia to revise joint defence doctrine

The defence doctrine of the union state will be changed.

Homel teachers are in search for spongers 45

8:08, Society

Homel teachers are in search for spongers

In Homel insection commissions visit residents of social, small-family houses as well as residents of dormitories.

Homel journalists fined for participating in picket 1

7:44, Politics

Homel journalists fined for participating in picket

Journalist from Homel Larysa Shchyrakova and Kanstantsin Zhukouski were found guilty of committing an offence.

28.01

Belarus Defence Minister discussed military-political situation with Russian Ambassador 15

18:21, Politics

Belarus Defence Minister discussed military-political situation with Russian Ambassador

Andrei Raukou (Andrei Ravkov) held a meeting with Aleksandr Surikov.

Zmitser Bandarenka: Dont play dangerous financial games 6

18:00, Politics

Zmitser Bandarenka: Dont play dangerous financial games

The collapse of Lukashenkas financial pyramid continues.

Ministry of Trade closes six Hutka-Smachna stalls 5

15:42, Society

Ministry of Trade closes six Hutka-Smachna stalls

The Ministry of Trade ordered on January 27 that six stalls of the Hutka-Smachna street food chain must suspend their work in Minsk.

Orsha rocker wins compensation for forced psychiatric treatment

15:32, Society

Orsha rocker wins compensation for forced psychiatric treatment

Aliaksandr Mukhin, leader of the Baran-based the Doors fan club, has managed to protect his rights in the Vitsebsk Regional Court.

Maxim Vinyarski stopped waterless hunger strike 4

15:24, Politics

Maxim Vinyarski stopped waterless hunger strike

The activist feels alright, and he is gradually finishing the hunger strike.

"Belorusneft" denied bonuses for December photos 30

14:52, Society

"Belorusneft" denied bonuses for December

In January employees will be paid out less salary than expected.

Court dismissed damage claims of Mikhail Hladky, illegally condemned to 8 years term 39

14:44, Society

Court dismissed damage claims of Mikhail Hladky, illegally condemned to 8 years term

The man was illegally condemned and spent 5 years in a penal colony, and then 2 more years in the open-type corrective labour facility.

Minister of Justice of Poland: Putin cannot be a guest, while waging a war

14:39, Politics

Minister of Justice of Poland: Putin cannot be a guest, while waging a war

The Polish Foreign Ministry has used diplomatic tricks to invite Putin for the anniversary at Auschwitz so that he could not come.

Barys Zhaliba: Belarusian ruble should devalue faster than Russian one 21

14:29, Economics

Barys Zhaliba: Belarusian ruble should devalue faster than Russian one

If it does not happen, Belarusian export to Russia will face problems.

Non-residents withdraw $844.3 million from Belarusian banks  ? 21

14:19, Economics

Non-residents withdraw $844.3 million from Belarusian banks

Almost half of a billion dollars was withdrawn in December.

Volha Nikalaichyk: You are in hands of unpunished gang in detention centre 39

14:06, Politics

Volha Nikalaichyk: You are in hands of unpunished gang in detention centre

A journalist and film director shares her impressions about the arrest.

Grybauskaite: Some people in Europe doesn't want to see aggressor

12:29, Europa

Grybauskaite: Some people in Europe doesn't want to see aggressor

Europe should learn the lessons of history and prevent the rise of new aggressors, whom some do not want to notice.

Freedom House: Belarus is worst of the worst in freedom rating 13

12:21, Freedom of speech

Freedom House: Belarus is worst of the worst in freedom rating

Belarus is ranked in line with Sudan and China.

Kabiakou doesn't understand why EU vegetables are cheaper than Belarusian

12:11, Economics

Kabiakou doesn't understand why EU vegetables are cheaper than Belarusian

The prime minister ordered to revise prices of Belarusian fruits and vegetables.

PACE rapporteur Andrea Rigoni to visit Belarus in February 1

12:00, Politics

PACE rapporteur Andrea Rigoni to visit Belarus in February

Andrea Rigoni, rapporteur of the PACE's Committee on Political Affairs and Democracy, is expected to pay a visit to Belarus in February 2015.

Marholin: Chances to get credit from Russia significantly decreased 7

11:55, Economics

Marholin: Chances to get credit from Russia significantly decreased

"Junk" rating of Russia hits Belarus.

Brest activist absentee fined for portraits of missed politicians

11:30, Politics

Brest activist absentee fined for portraits of missed politicians

Activist Andrei Sharenda was sentenced to a fine of Br2.7 million.

Director Volha Mikalaichyk taken from prison

10:53, Society

Director Volha Mikalaichyk taken from prison

(updated 11:30 pm) The authorities disrupted a meeting of Volha Mikalaichyk near the prison in Akhrestsina Street.

2,500 militants and Russian soldiers fighting in the vicinity of Debaltseve bridgehead 7

10:23, Ukraine

2,500 militants and Russian soldiers fighting in the vicinity of Debaltseve bridgehead

Over the recent days the Russian-terrorist troops continued to accumulate forces and resources in the area of the Debaltseve bridgehead.

US general: It is a disgrace that we do not assist Ukraine with weapons 16

9:51, Ukraine

US general: It is a disgrace that we do not assist Ukraine with weapons

It is urgent to stop Russia's aggression by introducing new, more stringent sanctions, as well as to accumulate support to military Ukraine.

Minsk dwellers: When this idiocy is going to end?  ? 125

9:45, Society

Minsk dwellers: When this idiocy is going to end?

Dwellers of the capital told what they would ask Lukashenka at a press-conference.

Barroso says Ukraine now at war with Russia 2

9:31, Ukraine

Barroso says Ukraine now at war with Russia

The conflict in Ukraine is actually a war between Ukraine and Russia.

Dollar sold for Br16,500 at black market 25

8:54, Economics

Dollar sold for Br16,500 at black market

Belarusians learn about the exchange rate at the black market from police reports.

Oil price falls against stronger dollar 2

8:50, Economics

Oil price falls against stronger dollar

Oil is falling in price due to the strengthening of the dollar in trading in Asia, and a significant increase in U.S. oil inventories, according to Reuters.

Obama, Merkel: Russia is accountable for support of separatists  ? 32

8:13, Politics

Obama, Merkel: Russia is accountable for support of separatists

U.S. President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have discussed over phone the situation in eastern Ukraine.

Finland ready to impose new sanctions against Russia 2

7:49, Europa

Finland ready to impose new sanctions against Russia

Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja has said that Helsinki is ready to impose new sanctions against Russia if necessary.

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