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9:11
Workers: Power To Be Displaced In Belarus

9:11 Workers: Power To Be Displaced In Belarus

Poverty forces thousands of Belarusians look for work in neighboring countries.


8:17
Minsk Belarusian Language Gymnasium №4 Director Detained

8:17 Minsk Belarusian Language Gymnasium №4 Director Detained

Yury Bandarenka, the director of the Minsk gymnasium № 4, was arrested at his workplace on August 18.


18 August, Thursday
17:36
Yury Khashchavatski: Authorities Show Their Deceitful Nature Again

17:36 Yury Khashchavatski: Authorities Show Their Deceitful Nature Again

The famous movie director is outraged by the prohibition to publish the video record of his speech at the Belarusian Television on the internet.


16:10
Liabedzka: This “Electoral Campaign” Remains Illegitimate

16:10 Liabedzka: This “Electoral Campaign” Remains Illegitimate

The “parliamentary elections” demonstrate total bankruptcy of the electoral system in Belarus.


14:26
It’s 700 Times More Expensive To Defend Human Rights Than To Violate Them In Belarus

14:26 It’s 700 Times More Expensive To Defend Human Rights Than To Violate Them In Belarus

The Babruisk dweller Ales Kavalenka calculated how Belarusian authorities estimate protection of human rights and their violation using his own example.


14:10
Photo Fact: Pinsk Hospital Introduces Paid Entrance

14:10 Photo Fact: Pinsk Hospital Introduces Paid Entrance

In order to visit a patient in Pinsk hospital, it is necessary to buy a pair of non-reusable boot covers for Br 5 thousand, in pre-denominated banknotes.


13:15
Network Of Petrol Stations Associated With Belarusian Businessmen Seized In Ukraine

13:15 Network Of Petrol Stations Associated With Belarusian Businessmen Seized In Ukraine

The Pecherskiy district court of Kyiv seized 20 petrol stations, which worked under the brand name “Narodna”, and one oil base.


13:06
GDP Drop Accelerated in July

13:06 GDP Drop Accelerated in July

In January-July 2016 decrease of the GDP of Belarus was 2.7% compared to the same period last year.


11:50
Kasinerau Arrested For Solidarity With Palienka

11:50 Kasinerau Arrested For Solidarity With Palienka

The activist was found guilty because “a statement of personal opinion was not provided for by the legislation”.


11:28
Lukashenka To Support Alcohol Producers

11:28 Lukashenka To Support Alcohol Producers

Tax breaks for alcohol producers extended for another 2 years.


10:27
Woman, Whose Apartment Was Mistakenly Stormed By Police: Now I Know Cost Of Clean Streets

10:27 Woman, Whose Apartment Was Mistakenly Stormed By Police: Now I Know Cost Of Clean Streets

The police almost knocked out the door to the apartment of a woman, intimidated her with handcuffs, and then it turned out that the law enforcement officers stormed a wrong apartment.


10:17
Lithuania’s Ambassador: We Hope Latvia Will Support Us On Belarusian NPP Issue

10:17 Lithuania’s Ambassador: We Hope Latvia Will Support Us On Belarusian NPP Issue

Lithuania and Latvia should join efforts in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and to achieve transparency of the Belarusian NPP construction.


10:08
“Belkelme” Employees: They Make Us Quit As Agreed By Parties

10:08 “Belkelme” Employees: They Make Us Quit As Agreed By Parties

The Belarusian-Spanish footwear manufacturer bites the dust.


9:40
Ukraine Heaped Belarus With Apples

9:40 Ukraine Heaped Belarus With Apples

Belarus has ranked first in import of Ukrainian apples.


9:39
Yury Khashchavatski: We Must Return Free And Fair Elections

9:39 Yury Khashchavatski: We Must Return Free And Fair Elections

Filmmaker harshly criticized the government in his speech on BT.


9:07
BT Turned T-Shirt “For Belarus Without Lukashenka” Into T-Shirt “For Belarus”

9:07 BT Turned T-Shirt “For Belarus Without Lukashenka” Into T-Shirt “For Belarus”

Even the clothes of an opposition candidate was censored by the Belarusian Television (BT).


8:17
Leanid Zlotnikau: Big Business Has No Way to Belarus

8:17 Leanid Zlotnikau: Big Business Has No Way to Belarus

The authorities try to milk business in a difficult economic situation.


7:47
Former Defense Minister: There Is A Serious Threat From Belarus

7:47 Former Defense Minister: There Is A Serious Threat From Belarus

A lot of troops accumulate not far from Belarusian-Ukrainian border.


17 August, Wednesday
17:53
I Choose Square

17:53 I Choose Square

The stickers which such slogan appeared in Brest streets.


16:41
Volha Nikalaichyk: I Want To Look Buyer Of Nina Bahinskaya’s Country House In Eye

16:41 Volha Nikalaichyk: I Want To Look Buyer Of Nina Bahinskaya’s Country House In Eye

A picket against selling Nina Bahinskaya’s country house took place in Smaliavichy.


16:23
Pavel Seviarynets: We Must Not Turn Blind Eye To Political Prisoners

16:23 Pavel Seviarynets: We Must Not Turn Blind Eye To Political Prisoners

Today in Belarus there appeared the necessity to hold a campaign of solidarity with prisoners of conscience once again.


15:42
One Of “Anti-Fascists Criminal Case” Defendants Released Under Non-Leave Obligation

15:42 One Of “Anti-Fascists Criminal Case” Defendants Released Under Non-Leave Obligation

However, the confinement conditions in the remand prison for the remaining arrested anti-fascists have been hardened.


14:12
Stanislau Bahdankevich: Government Puts Pressure On National Bank

14:12 Stanislau Bahdankevich: Government Puts Pressure On National Bank

The refinance rate should be reduced simultaneously with holding reforms in the economy.


11:23
Tax Inspectorate Calls On Potential “Social Parasites” To Explain Themselves

11:23 Tax Inspectorate Calls On Potential “Social Parasites” To Explain Themselves

The tax inspectorate calls on the unemployed to clarify their sources of income so that they would not get into the list of potential payers of the “social parasite” fee.


11:07
Stratfor Doesn’t Exclude Belarusian “Trace” In Pavel Sheremet’s Murder

11:07 Stratfor Doesn’t Exclude Belarusian “Trace” In Pavel Sheremet’s Murder

The US private intelligence presented a report about the journalist’s murder.


10:16
To Seize Apartments for Fines

10:16 To Seize Apartments for Fines

Tamara Siarhei and Valyantsina Kavalenka believe that the confiscation of their property is the dictator's response to numerous appeals of citizens to defend their rights.


9:38
The Council of Ministers Closed the Sky for Drones and

9:38 The Council of Ministers Closed the Sky for Drones and "Cuddly Landing Forces"

In Belarus model aeroplanes are allowed for the use only at the hight not more than 100 meters and only in authorized zones.


8:55
Valiantsin Stsefanovich: Phantom Parties Take Part In “Elections”

8:55 Valiantsin Stsefanovich: Phantom Parties Take Part In “Elections”

The CEC has picked out its own people from fake parties for electoral commissions.


8:19
Only 16 Political Prisoners In Belarus?

8:19 Only 16 Political Prisoners In Belarus?

Forum “Freedom to political prisoners” was held in the Minsk office of the Belarusian Popular Front Party.


7:34
Arrested IT-pros Handled Documents Of Department Of Lukashenka’s Affairs

7:34 Arrested IT-pros Handled Documents Of Department Of Lukashenka’s Affairs

What is known about the IT-company, the bosses of which have been arrested by the KGB?


16 August, Tuesday
16:50
Ales Lahvinets Planning To Hold “Boycott 101”

16:50 Ales Lahvinets Planning To Hold “Boycott 101”

The unregistered candidate intends to call for the boycott of the “parliamentary elections”.


16:29
“Sovetskaya Byelorussia” Goes To Graveyard: Thousands Newspapers Tossed Away At Minsk Exit

16:29 “Sovetskaya Byelorussia” Goes To Graveyard: Thousands Newspapers Tossed Away At Minsk Exit

On August 15, automobilists watched an unusual view at the exit of Minsk: thousands of newspapers carpeted the driveway in the direction of Barauliany.


16:09
Zmitser Bandarenka: Yarmoshyna Understands That She Is Participator In Crime

16:09 Zmitser Bandarenka: Yarmoshyna Understands That She Is Participator In Crime

The opposition candidates must withdraw from the “elections” after September 2 in order not to help the government.


15:31
Authorities Fizzled Out – Democracy Ends

15:31 Authorities Fizzled Out – Democracy Ends

The UCP candidate wasn’t admitted through the control lodge at two enterprises at a time.


13:34
Leu Marholin: Dictator Can Really Do Nothing

13:34 Leu Marholin: Dictator Can Really Do Nothing

The authorities’ mission to create 50 thousand jobs has been successfully failed already.


13:13
Cases Of Businessmen Zukhavitski, Murauiou Completed And Transferred To Court

13:13 Cases Of Businessmen Zukhavitski, Murauiou Completed And Transferred To Court

Two another landmark trials against Belarusian businessmen will start soon.


12:47
Rumas: Wood Processing Industry Requires Extra Modernization

12:47 Rumas: Wood Processing Industry Requires Extra Modernization

It turned out unexpectedly that EUR 2 billion, which had been invested in the Belarusian wood processing industry since 2007, was an insufficient amount.


12:30
Case Of Founder Of Website 1863x.com Eduard Palchys Submitted To Court

12:30 Case Of Founder Of Website 1863x.com Eduard Palchys Submitted To Court

Palchys declined the services of the paid lawyer and asked for a public defender.


10:59
A Little Mistake Here: Doctor Beaten Up During Arrest Is Not Guilty

10:59 A Little Mistake Here: Doctor Beaten Up During Arrest Is Not Guilty

The Investigation Committee informed that the pediatrician Zmitser Serada, who was brutally detained by the police officers in his own apartment, was not involved in the crime.


10:13
Government Takes Revenge on Son of Activist for Her Fight Against Abuse of Judicial System

10:13 Government Takes Revenge on Son of Activist for Her Fight Against Abuse of Judicial System

Larysa Zhyhar reported on deterioration of incarceration conditions of his son.


9:52
Harry Pahanyaila: Yermoshyna Feels Her Impunity

9:52 Harry Pahanyaila: Yermoshyna Feels Her Impunity

Recent statements by the head of the Central Election Commission have once again stirred up the civil society.


9:40
One More Little Story About “The Most Social Welfare State”

9:40 One More Little Story About “The Most Social Welfare State”

I know this story firsthand, because it happened to my very close relative.


8:09
Belarus is rapidly losing currency revenue

8:09 Belarus is rapidly losing currency revenue

Adherents to the socialist policy prevail in the government.


15 August, Monday
16:42
Lithuanian Security Expert: Russia Obviously Prepares For War

16:42 Lithuanian Security Expert: Russia Obviously Prepares For War

Several days ago, a private yacht hit the tanker’s board not far from the Lithuanian oil terminal in Būtingė.


15:50
Lukashenka Gets Cow For Private Household As Gift

15:50 Lukashenka Gets Cow For Private Household As Gift

The dictator obviously liked the gift.


15:33
Forum “Freedom To Political Prisoners!” To Take Place In Minsk

15:33 Forum “Freedom To Political Prisoners!” To Take Place In Minsk

The event will take place at 6 p.m. tomorrow in the headquarters of the Belarusian Popular Front party.


15:15
Kyiv Police Identify Two Suspects Of Pavel Sheremet’s Murder

15:15 Kyiv Police Identify Two Suspects Of Pavel Sheremet’s Murder

This refers to the man and the woman who drove away in a car.


15:05
Yarmoshyna: I Do Not Understand Why People Use Social Networks

15:05 Yarmoshyna: I Do Not Understand Why People Use Social Networks

The head of the CEC said that the social networks, used by the vast majority of the world, are something “useless, far-fetched and for show-offs.”


14:46
Belarusian Volunteers Hold Founding Congress In Chernihiv, Ukraine

14:46 Belarusian Volunteers Hold Founding Congress In Chernihiv, Ukraine

The Belarusians fighting for Ukraine united and plan to set up a military unit.


13:50
“House Of Representatives” Deputy From Slonim Earned 24 Million Per Month Last Year

13:50 “House Of Representatives” Deputy From Slonim Earned 24 Million Per Month Last Year

Such information comes from the income statement, which candidates for “deputies” are required to submit before the “elections.”


13:43
“Friendly People” Toy Soldiers Sold In Minsk

13:43 “Friendly People” Toy Soldiers Sold In Minsk

The figures are made on the model of “little green men.”


13:42
Lukashenka: Only Lazy People Are Not Able To Earn In Belarus

13:42 Lukashenka: Only Lazy People Are Not Able To Earn In Belarus

The dictator believes that the state should provide aid only to large families and the military personnel, the other people should better “take some actions”.


13:38

12:41
Belarusian Head Of Refereeing Remains Behind Bars

12:41 Belarusian Head Of Refereeing Remains Behind Bars

Ex-director of the Department of refereeing and inspection of the Belarusian Football Federation Andrei Zhukau is suspected of taking bribes.


12:06
Young Front Calls For Joining Street Rally Under White-Red-White Flags On August 25

12:06 Young Front Calls For Joining Street Rally Under White-Red-White Flags On August 25

On August 25, 1991 Belarus became an independent state legally.


10:09
Canteens For Workers To Be Closed In Homel

10:09 Canteens For Workers To Be Closed In Homel

Mass layoffs and return to packed lunches can lead to closing canteens for workers down at Homel enterprises.


9:56
Belarusian Oligarch: Serious Destabilization Is Possible in the Country

9:56 Belarusian Oligarch: Serious Destabilization Is Possible in the Country

Business recognizes severe situation in the economy of Belarus.


9:35
Yarmoshyna Fears That Protests Derail Her “Elections”

9:35 Yarmoshyna Fears That Protests Derail Her “Elections”

Head of the Central Election Commission Lidziya Yarmoshyna called the possible protests of the opposition the biggest threat to the “parliamentary elections” in Belarus.


8:18
To Save A Person

8:18 To Save A Person

Other participant, the fiftieth one, of the Square-2010 is arrested in Belarus.


8:07
Famous Chocolate Factory “Ideal” Bankrupts

8:07 Famous Chocolate Factory “Ideal” Bankrupts

Chocolate bars, sweets and assorted candies, produced under the Brest brand “Ideal” will soon be out of trade and the factory will get closed.


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