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20.12.2014

Popular website onliner.by closed by OAC  ? 148

17:52, Politics

Popular website onliner.by closed by OAC

The Operative and Analytical Centre (OAC) under the president of Belarus passed a decision to exclude onliner.by website from the national domain zone register.

Lukashenka: We'll take austerity measures next year

17:02, Politics

Lukashenka: We'll take austerity measures next year

Austerity measures will be a priority for Belarus next year.

Andrei Bastunets: Amendments to the law "On the Media" are even tougher than we could imagine

16:24, Politics

Andrei Bastunets: Amendments to the law "On the Media" are even tougher than we could imagine

From January 1, 2015 year Belarusian media will operate under new rules.

Vasily Parfyankou left Belarus 2

16:02, Politics

Vasily Parfyankou left Belarus

The former political prisoner Vasily Parfyankou, who was put under preventive supervision in Belarus, left for Ukraine on December 19.

Martial law can be introduced in Belarus

14:52, Politics

Martial law can be introduced in Belarus

The council of the republic passed a bill proposing amendments to certain laws regarding wartime.

Opposition activist went out with white-red-white flag in the center of Minsk

14:18, Politics

Opposition activist went out with white-red-white flag in the center of Minsk

Director Volha Mikalaichyk arrested in Independence Square.

Volha Mikalaichyk stands trial for flag on Independence Square 3

13:57, Politics

Volha Mikalaichyk stands trial for flag on Independence Square

Minsk's Maskouski district court will hear an administrative case against Volha Mikalaichyk.

Director General of "Borisovdrev" sentenced to three years in prison 24

12:33, Politics

Director General of "Borisovdrev" sentenced to three years in prison

Minsk Regional Court passed the sentence on high-profile case on Saturday.

Uladzimir Kobets: Lukashenka was shown in 2010 that he worth nothing  ? 15

11:48, Politics

Uladzimir Kobets: Lukashenka was shown in 2010 that he worth nothing

The dictator couldn't have won the elections in 2010.

Canada to impose new sanctions against Russia including gas and oil industry technologies 4

9:11, Politics

Canada to impose new sanctions against Russia including gas and oil industry technologies

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird said Ottawa will introduce new sanctions against Moscow on Dec. 19 because of the situation in Ukraine.

19.12.2014

Natalya Radzina: Amendments to Law on Mass Media adopted because of Charter97 22

18:52, Politics

Natalya Radzina: Amendments to Law on Mass Media adopted because of Charter97

Today Belarus has dropped to the level of Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

New law on mass media: Access to site can be restricted without court order even for one violation 7

16:54, Politics

New law on mass media: Access to site can be restricted without court order even for one violation

The National Legal Internet Portal has published the text of the new bill On the Mass Media.

Lukashenka, Poroshenko to meet on Dec 21 10

16:00, Politics

Lukashenka, Poroshenko to meet on Dec 21

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko on December 21.

Beltelecom blocks Charter website  ? 202

14:17, Politics

Beltelecom blocks Charter website

Access to the Charter website has been blocked in Belarus.

Lukashenka steals money from people 61

13:48, Politics

Lukashenka steals money from people

The National Bank of the Republic of Belarus ruled that the Belarusians might sell the currency only at the official rates.

Photo-fact: Green men in Minsk  ? photos

13:18, Politics

Photo-fact: Green men in Minsk

A group of soldiers of the Russian army was noticed at the central railway station in Minsk.

Belarusian Christian Democracy Party: We must protect Charter-97 7

13:05, Politics

Belarusian Christian Democracy Party: We must protect Charter-97

With the closure of the Charter-97 in Belarus a new wave of repressions will take place.

The day the Belarusians felt free  ? photos 42

10:16, Politics

The day the Belarusians felt free

On December 19, 2010 mass protest against fraud presidential elections were held in Belarus.

Ales Bialiatski: West supports Putin by supporting Lukashenka  ? 6

7:54, Politics

Ales Bialiatski: West supports Putin by supporting Lukashenka

Sanctions are the only effective tool in critical cases.

18.12.2014

Russia can ask Lukashenka to leave his post  ? photos 16

15:51, Politics

Russia can ask Lukashenka to leave his post

A round-table discussion Ukraine and Belarus in conditions of Russian aggression was held in Kyiv.

Portraits of political prisoners emerged in Minsk streets photos 2

14:53, Politics

Portraits of political prisoners emerged in Minsk streets

Portraits of the prisoners of Lukashenkas regime were posted in the Belarusian capital on the Day of Solidarity.

Maryna Adamovich had a conjugal visit with Mikalai Statkevich 15

9:11, Politics

Maryna Adamovich had a conjugal visit with Mikalai Statkevich

The wife of the political prisoner was allowed to make two hours' conjugal visit with her husband in Mahileu prison.

The trial on Yury Belenki postponed

7:49, Politics

The trial on Yury Belenki postponed

The hearing of an administrative case of Yury Belenki, the vice-chairman of Conservative Christian Party Belarus Peoples Front (BPF), is again postponed.

17.12.2014

Andrzej Poczobutt: Lukashenka is nervous, thats the reason of pressure on mass media 7

18:42, Politics

Andrzej Poczobutt: Lukashenka is nervous, thats the reason of pressure on mass media

The election campaign is gaining momentum: a new instrument of crackdown on online media has appeared.

Grzegorz Schetyna: Lukashenka must release political prisoners 4

15:33, Politics

Grzegorz Schetyna: Lukashenka must release political prisoners

Release of all political prisoners remains the key requirement of Western countries to Belarus.

Lukashenka asked to lift sanctions 65

14:43, Politics

Lukashenka asked to lift sanctions

Today the dictator stood up for Putin and demanded to lift Western sanctions.

Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande and Putin agree on contact group meeting 'by end of week' 2

9:30, Politics

Poroshenko, Merkel, Hollande and Putin agree on contact group meeting 'by end of week'

The parties discussed the situation in the Donbas and the implementing of the Minsk Protocol of September 5 and the Minsk Memorandum of September 19.

Ukrainian dream of Andrei Sannikov  ? 3

9:05, Politics

Ukrainian dream of Andrei Sannikov

Belarus needs a path to democracy, not the stability of the dictatorship, Belarusian opposition members think.

16.12.2014

Dictator starts speaking about hybrid threat 50

13:48, Politics

Dictator starts speaking about hybrid threat

The dictator scares Belarusians with colour revolutions and exports of hatred.

Photo fact: images of political prisoners in the streets of Brest photos 7

13:45, Politics

Photo fact: images of political prisoners in the streets of Brest

Huge images of political prisoners have been placed in Brest before Day of Solidarity.

Lukashenka: Russias actions cannot but raise concern 36

13:32, Politics

Lukashenka: Russias actions cannot but raise concern

The dictator expects clarity from Russia in respect of Belarus.

Lukashenka: Russian market collapsed and we followed it  ? 142

7:48, Politics

Lukashenka: Russian market collapsed and we followed it

Dictator again threatened to imprison officials and demanded "to tense up".

15.12.2014

Andrei Fyodarau: Putin may need occupation of Belarus to enhance his image

19:24, Politics

Andrei Fyodarau: Putin may need occupation of Belarus to enhance his image

Russian authorities believe that in Belarus they will meet with weaker resistance than in Ukraine.

Dwellers of Warsaw protested against Russian aggression photos

13:39, Politics

Dwellers of Warsaw protested against Russian aggression

Belarusians, Ukrainians, Georgians and Tatars gathered in Warsaw for a rally of protest against Russias policy of expansion.

12.12.2014

Lukashenka demands Makei to find new sales markets 42

19:00, Politics

Lukashenka demands Makei to find new sales markets

The dictator demands to diversify exports and to active search for new sales markets.

Pavel Vinahradau left Minsk due to threat of persecution 5

18:01, Politics

Pavel Vinahradau left Minsk due to threat of persecution

An activist of Zmena, a youth branch of Tell the Truth! Campaign, Pavel Vinahradau, moved from Minsk to Byarezina.

Yury Rubtsou: Green men in Homel told me they were from Russia  ? 35

17:10, Politics

Yury Rubtsou: Green men in Homel told me they were from Russia

The political prisoner confirmed earlier reports about Russia soldiers in Homel.

Demands in Minsk centre to stop Putin photos 20

16:43, Politics

Demands in Minsk centre to stop Putin

A one-man picket against Russias war with Ukraine was held in Kastrychnitskaya Square.

Lukashenka asks to lift sanctions 24

12:21, Politics

Lukashenka asks to lift sanctions

The dictator says Belarus stands for lifting all possible sanctions.

Aleh Korban is subject to 10-day arrest for the poster "Belarus in not Russia!"

11:39, Politics

Aleh Korban is subject to 10-day arrest for the poster "Belarus in not Russia!"

Aleh Korban, the leader of the public association "Alternative" (Latvia), has been sent to serve his 10-day arrest in Akhrestsina jail.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: NATO-Russia conflict can drag on for decades

9:50, Politics

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: NATO-Russia conflict can drag on for decades

The former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said he felt frustration about the situation around Russia.

Lukashenka gives medals to security officials 25

8:34, Politics

Lukashenka gives medals to security officials

A major general and seven colonels were awarded with Medals for Impeccable Service.

Arrests of anarchists in Minsk: Police take revenge for picket 10

7:41, Politics

Arrests of anarchists in Minsk: Police take revenge for picket

At least four people have been detained by the police in Minsk in the last two days.

11.12.2014

Friendship with dictators wont help Ukraine  ? photos 2

16:30, Politics

Friendship with dictators wont help Ukraine

Compromises with dictators are just going to undermine the European Union.

Photo fact: Stickers Belarus to Europe at the borders with Russia photos 2

15:00, Politics

Photo fact: Stickers Belarus to Europe at the borders with Russia

Stickers with European symbols appeared in the most eastern districts of Belarus.

Lukashenka: Political analysts and reporters didn't hear me 18

13:49, Politics

Lukashenka: Political analysts and reporters didn't hear me

Reasons behind the conflict situation around restrictions on food supplies to Russia lie outside Belarus.

Ales Bialiatski gets Pawel Wlodkowic Award 3

13:23, Politics

Ales Bialiatski gets Pawel Wlodkowic Award

The Belarusian human rights defender received the award in Warsaw on the International Human Rights Day.

Vital Rymasheuski: Independence cannot be built on foundation of dictatorship 1

9:07, Politics

Vital Rymasheuski: Independence cannot be built on foundation of dictatorship

The people of Belarus, not the ruling regime should be the subject in the dialogue with the West.

10.12.2014

EU summit to consider new sanctions against Russia 3

17:30, Politics

EU summit to consider new sanctions against Russia

The EU is ready to slap new sanctions against Russia if necessary.

Vitsebsk dwellers not allowed taking photos in the streets 43

13:17, Politics

Vitsebsk dwellers not allowed taking photos in the streets

In Vitsebsk it is banned to take photos in the streets, especially group ones.

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