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Lukashenko promises to continue "fighting" for cheap energy
Viachaslau Hancharenka: “We Will Continue to Fight till the End”
Aleksandr Lukashenko has promised that the Belarusian government will not stop "fighting" for cheap energy supplies. The Belarusian government will not "leave the people in trouble" but will "do everything to create optimum conditions" for them, official information sources quoted the Belarusian leader as saying on Friday at a ceremony inaugurating a new plant in Minsk.
Paval Kharlanchuk, key actor of Gorky National Academic Theater, fired for his political convictions
Tomorrow the court will hear the case of “New Life” Evangelical Church. One day before the hearing the church community made a statement stressing that the decision of the Minsk municipality about depriving the Church of the building and land had not been cancelled. The believers are concerned about the fact that the case is dragged out, and claim that they may renew the action of civic disobedience.
Chairman of PACE lays down a condition - to release the political prisoners
Gifted actor and director, participant of the protests on the Square, Paval Kharlanchuk is fired from work. He was detained on the Square in the night when the tent city was liquidated. The court sentenced Paval Kharlanchuk to arrest for participation in an unauthorized protest action. “I began to have problems in the theater from that moment on, -- says the actor. – I was suspended from all performances. The administration of the theater suggested that I should quit on my own, but I refused on principle”.
Release of the people who are considered as political prisoners within the EU might have become a step forward to closer relationship between the European Union and Belarus. This was reported by Chairman of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Union (PACE) Mr. Van der Linden when he was dwelling on the outcomes of his meeting with Uladzimir Kanaplyou, chairman of “the house of representatives”.