As both Germany and Belarus was already eliminated from the tournament today`s game was only for honour and for avoiding last place in the group. The game took many turns as the score shifted throughout the game. Belarus took the lead already after 1:07 when Dmitri Meleshko scored, five minutes later Michael Hackert tied the game and goals by Barta and Dietrich gave Germany 3-1 lead that was reduced to 3-2 when Aleksandr Kulakov scored late in the first.
An application for holding a congress of democratic forces in Minsk on May 26-27 has been filed to Minsk city executive committee. It has been told on May 7 at a press-conference in Minsk by Alyaksandr Bukhvostau, a representative of the organizational committee for holding the Congress of Democratic Forces.
Since 1 June the wages of upper management of state enterprises will leave the average country’s wages further behind. The government made the decision to increase the funds for salary raises of upper management, experts and employees by 50% and to shift the ratio of the average wages / wages of head of a state enterprise in favor of the head of an enterprise.
A young activist Pavel Krasouski has told to Radio Svaboda that today during the investigation investigator of Zhodzina Vasko asked about his activities in the unregistered organization “Young Front”. The investigator also asked Krasouski about activists of the “Young Front” Nasta Azarka, Dzyanis Karnou and Ivan Shyla.
Russia and Estonia exchanged another set of accusations late last week, showing that the ongoing conflict is far from being over. Meanwhile, Tallinn has found a tool to retaliate. Estonian Prime Minister Andrus Ansip declined to meet former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder to discuss participation in a Russian gas pipeline, which means the project implementation will slow down.
On Monday at 3 p.m. at the headquarters of the BNF Party the constituent assembly of the “Young Front” organization is to be held. Tomorrow has been declared the official day of the court hearing of the lawsuit of the Young Front members Nasta Palazhanka, Alyaksei Yanusheusky, Zamitser Fedaruk and Aleg Korban who are charged of membership of the unregistered organization.
Belarusian rescuers rely on getting their expenses on liquidation of another breakdown of the oil pipeline compensated by the ”Zapad –Transnefteproduct” enterprise, the Intefax was informed at the press service of the ministry for emergency situations of Belarus.
The popular Belarusian band KRAMA has not yet received permission from the Minsk authorities for the launch of their new album “KRAMA”, but the musicians are defiant to play. The concert will take place on May 30 at the Night Star night club in Minsk.
The session of the Supreme Court of Belarus where a complaint of the Central Committee of the Party of Communists of Belarus against two written warnings was to be considered, was to start on May 11 at 11 a.m. However, today a letter has been received by the party head office stating that the court session had been postponed indefinitely.
Yesterday in the noon unknown attacked the head office of Mahilyou regional organization of the Belarusian Popular Front “Adradzhennie”. A stone was thrown, and two windows were broken. The stone almost hot the head of the member of the organization Alyaksandr Anisim, Radio Svaboda informs.
The administration of a hotel in Vitsyebsk has cancelled its arrangement with the Perspektyva small business association that planned to hold a forum of sole entrepreneurs at the hotel`s conference hall on May 7.
The former minister of Interior Affairs, Police general Yury ZAkharanka was abducted on May 7, 1999 in the evening not far from his house. The investigation of his disappearance by state investigation agencies was fruitless. Witnesses of the abdication, found by a public commission on search of the disappeared general, stated that Yury Zakharanka was seized and forcibly taken in a car by unknown people.