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Lukashenka and Putin to Embark on Cosmic Flight Together
Radio and Electronics Workers’ Union Headquarters in Smalyavichy Robbed
Belarus and Russia will implement a joint project on making two spacecrafts, Prime Minister of Belarus Syarhei Sidorski said today when meeting with State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia “union state” Pavel Borodin.
UN Human Rights Council slurred over Belarus
Unknown persons have broken the window grill, entered the premises and stolen property of the trade union. It is the third burglary over the year, www.praca-by.info was told by the chairman of the primary organization of the REWU (Belarusian Radio and Electronics Workers’ Union) Headquarters in Smalyavichy, Valery Sachyuka.
Until the war ends…
The Belarusian Helsinki Committee (BHC) is disappointed by the fact that the final text of the proposal document on institution-building that was presented by the President of UN Human Rights Council and adopted after hot debates has no mentioning of Belarus.
16:52, 22/06/2007, Uladzimir Khalip
Fight against corruption to be stepped up
It might be not by chance that such three memorable dates have met at one and the same week: 19 June is the day of his birth, 22 June is the last day of his life and the first day of that horrible war known by Vasil Bykau in the smallest detail.
Belaya Rus to Appear in Minsk Too
A draft law aimed at criminal responsibility for corruption crimes has been approved at the session of the “council of republic” of the “national assembly” in Minsk Friday.
American Volunteers to Stand a New Trial?
Today a foundation meeting of Minsk city branch of the public association “Belaya Rus” (White Rus) is taking place in Minsk. Branches of this public association are being created all over the country with unprecedented speed.
European Union wants to preserve mandates of UN Special Rapporteurs on Belarus
Judges of Kastrychnitski district of Mahilyou annulled administrative sanctions against 7 American citizens and sent the case for a new trial. The BelaPAN has been informed about that by a director of the international charity “Stefanus” (Mahilyou) Dzmitry Kantsavenka.
Control to be regained over cable television
“The European Union is satisfied with the fact that all topical mandates and most country mandates have been preserved. At the same time, the EU would like to retain mandates of Special Rapporteurs for Belarus and Cuba. Situation there has been causing concern for a long time,” the statement of the European Union reads.
Today 10 operators of cable television work in Minsk. The largest of them, the unitary enterprise “Minsk TV and informational networks” (MTIN), which belongs to Minsk city executive committee. The commission is to start its work in the middle of July. Its aim would be regulating activities of cable operators. It means the commission is to decide where and who will build cable networks.