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28.01

"Belorusneft" denied bonuses for December photos 31

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Almost half of a billion dollars was withdrawn in December.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 17

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.

27.01

Siarhei Mikhalok: We are free independent Belarus  ? 10

18:19, Society

Siarhei Mikhalok: We are free independent Belarus

The frontman of BRUTTO band has told about criminal prosecution in Belarus.

Lukashenka: Situation is not easy  ? 131

16:09, Economics

Lukashenka: Situation is not easy

The dictator warns that the process of tackling the crisis will take a longer time than expected.

Vice Minister of Trade: No tomatoes in shops? Buy cucumbers  ? 103

15:33, Economics

Vice Minister of Trade: No tomatoes in shops? Buy cucumbers

There are notably less quality vegetables and fruits on store shelves now.

Belarus prepares to send peacekeeping forces to Ukraine?  ? 187

15:29, Politics

Belarus prepares to send peacekeeping forces to Ukraine?

Belarus's leadership has decided which side to take.

Belarus' Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal

15:24, Culture

Belarus' Uzari & Maimuna draws into Eurovision 2015 first semifinal

The Belarusian duet Uzari & Maimuna will perform during the second half of the 2015 Eurovision first semifinal on 19 May.

S&P downgrades Russia to speculative BB+ level

15:21, Economics

S&P downgrades Russia to speculative BB+ level

The international rating agency Standard & Poor`s has downgraded the credit rating of the Russian Federation to the speculative BB+ from BBB- level, and the forecast is negative.

Lukashenka and Poroshenko had a telephone conversation 18

15:09, Ukraine

Lukashenka and Poroshenko had a telephone conversation

Today presidents of Belarus and Ukraine have had a telephone conversation.

Andrei Sharenda: Authorities are trying to stifle any activity

14:56, Politics

Andrei Sharenda: Authorities are trying to stifle any activity

On the eve of the presidential elections authorities intensify repressions.

Lukashenka to hold press conference on 29 January 51

14:45, Politics

Lukashenka to hold press conference on 29 January

Aliaksandr Lukashenka will hold a press conference for Belarusian and foreign mass media on 29 January.

Rada to recognize Russia as aggressor and ask the world for weapons  ? 13

14:36, Ukraine

Rada to recognize Russia as aggressor and ask the world for weapons

This statement will be an appeal to the parliaments of the world to provide military and technical assistance to the country.

Belarusbanks client: Supply dollars or let us refill foreign currency accounts 40

14:21, Economics

Belarusbanks client: Supply dollars or let us refill foreign currency accounts

A man gave a severe rating to employees in a bank not far from Minsk for their denial to carry out a transaction.

Vitsebsk residents raise money for political prisoner Vaskovich

13:59, Politics

Vitsebsk residents raise money for political prisoner Vaskovich

Yauhen Vaskovich, who serves a term of imprisonment in a correctional facility in Mahilou, has problems with health.

Mirnyi out of Australian Open 6

13:32, Sport

Mirnyi out of Australian Open

Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Spain's Feliciano Lopez lost to Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil 0-6, 6-3, 6-7 (4-7) in the Australian Open men's quarterfinal.

Defense Ministry develops cohesion of combat units

13:30, Army

Defense Ministry develops cohesion of combat units

Links and military units of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus continue their intensive scheduled military trainings.

EU leaders warn of more sanctions against Russia  ? 8

13:15, Politics

EU leaders warn of more sanctions against Russia

EU leaders call on the Ministers of Foreign Affairs to consider new sanctions against Russia.

Dollar continues rapid growth Br15,310 31

11:49, Economics

Dollar continues rapid growth  Br15,310

The US dollar rose against the Belarusian ruble by 210 rubles to Br15,310.

Activist complains about offensive actions by police officers 18

11:41, Politics

Activist complains about offensive actions by police officers

Nina Bahinskaya has filed a complaint in the Tsentralny District Prosecutors Office.

Kupchyna and Mora discuss the development of relations between the EU and Belarus photos 4

9:09, Politics

Kupchyna and Mora discuss the development of relations between the EU and Belarus

Details of the meeting are unknown.

Reason for detention of Siarhei Ryzhou is still unknown 3

8:52, Society

Reason for detention of Siarhei Ryzhou is still unknown

Siarhei Ryzhou's mother was trying to visit him in Vitebsk remand prison where he is still being held for unknown reasons.

Belarusians of Warsaw demand the release of activists detained in Minsk photos 1

8:38, Politics

Belarusians of Warsaw demand the release of activists detained in Minsk

A picket was held near the embassies of Belarus and Ukraine in Poland.

US detains three Russians for espionage, including attaché of UN mission

8:06, In The World

US detains three Russians for espionage, including attaché of UN mission

Three Russians have been charged with espionage in the United States, Russian radio station Ekho Moskvy reported on Monday, with reference to Reuters.

Year of spongers and the unemployed photos 43

8:03, Society

Year of spongers and the unemployed

It will be hard for Belarusians to find a job in 2015.

Reservists mobilised across country  ? 118

7:48, Army

Reservists mobilised across country

Belarus actively calls up reservists for training.

26.01

Dinamo Brest football players wages held back for 3 months 9

19:44, Sport

Dinamo Brest football players wages held back for 3 months

Besides, employees of the administrative headquarters are not paid wages for more than 4 months.

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