The Grodna historians and youth activists gathered in the Old Town yesterday’s evening to prevent the bulldozer working next to the city synagogue. Several people were detained. The Radio Svaboda correspondent was made to erase all the photos in his camera.
Relatives of the Belarusian political prisoners Volga Kazulina and Yulia Kazulina, Viktar Sadousky, Yaugenia Astreika, Valeri Dranchuk, Valyantsina Statkevich, Maria Finkevich forwarded a written appeal to the international public calling against admission of Belarus to the UN Council on Human Rights. That was reported by the press service of Alyaksandr Kazulin.
Alexander Lukashenko will meet today with Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade, BelTA learnt in the presidential press service. Today Alexander Lukashenko and his Azerbaijani counterpart Ilham Aliyev are expected to take part in the opening of the National Exhibition of the Republic of Belarus in Azerbaijan.
Belarusian opposition politician Alyaksandr Milinkevich on Wednesday took part in a special meeting of Lithuanian and Polish MPs held in Warsaw on the anniversary of the Constitution of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth that was signed on May 3, 1791.
Russian companies offered the Belarusian party to increase their premium for raw materials deliveries in order to make oil refinery in Belarus more attractive, the PRAIM-TASS information agency reported with reference to their source in the state governing bodies of Belarus.