| POLITICS |
OSCE to tell Belarusian authorities about freedom for mass media
Military men to be deprived of free medicines
A seminar on freedom for the mass media is to be held in Minsk on the initiative of the OSCE.
Belarusian native my become Israel’s President
Military medical institutions of Belarus have retained free services for military men. But they have been deprived of the right for free medicines. That was reported by deputy chairman of the permanent commission of the “house of representatives” on the national security Viktar Guminsky in his interview with the BelTA correspondent.
Cabinet to raise export duty on oil, petroleum products on June 1
Deputy Prime Minister of Israel Shimon Peres born in Vishneva village of the Valozhin district of Minsk region of Belarus announced today his intention to be the presidential candidate of Israel.
Isn’t arrest of Belneftekhim chief the last one?
The Belarusian Council of Ministers will raise the rate of the crude oil export duty from $156.4 to $200.6 per ton on June 1.
Cooperation with KGB costs Br 300 thousand
Last Tuesday KGB officers detained the head of the main refining and chemical production concern Belneftekhim Alyaksandr Barouski (Borovsky). The Prosecutor General of Belarus Pyotr Miklashevich said that Barouski and a number of other businessmen had been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement. The KGB confiscated "large sums of money and valuables" from them. The detainees were placed to the KGB remand prison. A criminal action was brought up against them.
The actions in Grodna to be continued
It is the sum that was offered to the “Boom” newspaper editor Stanislau Kavaleusky for information about the Magilyou opposition.
General secretaries of Europe`s Bishops` Conferences will meet in Belarus
Young activists of the “Save Grodna!” campaign took another action of protest against demolition of the buildings in the historical center of Grodna.
Responsibilities distributed. Time to act
From 14th to 18th June 2007, the general secretaries of Europe`s Bishops` Conferences (Roman Catholic Church) will meet in Minsk. It has been stated by an Apostolic Administrator of Minsk-Mahilyou archdiocese, Bishop Antony Dzyamyamka.
Vitaut Kipel turns 80
30 May the first sitting of the updated Political Council of United Democratic Forces took place in Minsk. Leaders of the Party of Communists Belarusian, Belarusian Socio-Democratic Party (Gramada), the BNF Party and the United Civil Party participated in it.
Alyaksandr Milinkevich’s car damaged
A prominent of Belarusian expatriate community in the US Vitaut Kipel turns 80. All his life Vitaut Kipel has dedicated all his life to service to his Fatherland, Belarusian renaissance and defense of Belarusian national interests abroad.
Will the authorities support European March?
Today night the unknown have damaged by acid the car of one of the leaders of the Belarusian opposition, Alyaksandr Milinkevich again. It’s the fourth occasion of waste of the politician’s private property over the half a year. Alyaksandr Milinkevich addressed the law-enforcing agencies. Policemen viewed the view of place of occurrence and studied damage to the car.
The international coordinators of the Charter’97 Andrei Sannikov the results summarizes the results of the Congress of the democratic forces held in Minsk, and told about the nearest plans and strategies of democrats. “In autumn, in October, the democratic forces plan European March, an action which would demonstrate the desire of Belarusians to live in united Europe. The authorities which are talking about the importance of the European choice for Belarusian economy, could support holding the March,” Andrei Sannikov told to Charter’97 press-center.