7:43Belarus Gained Independence 25 Years Ago 48

On August 25, 1991, the historic meeting of the Supreme Council of the BSSR was held.

Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings

14:19 Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings 97

According to the deputy PM, this will help to “increase the prestige of the educational work” for youngsters.


Valyantsin Holubeu: Independence of Belarus Proclaimed by All The People

9:08 Valyantsin Holubeu: Independence of Belarus Proclaimed by All The People 5

Tens of thousands of people were on duty near the Supreme Council on August 25, 1991.


Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot

7:38 Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot photo 82

The dictator met with the famous American actor.


Miasnikovich Invented New Way To Collect Money From Unemployed

11:53 Miasnikovich Invented New Way To Collect Money From Unemployed 111

“Senators” were offered an unexpected method of legalizing the unemployed.


Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings

14:19 Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings 97

According to the deputy PM, this will help to “increase the prestige of the educational work” for youngsters.


Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot

7:38 Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot 82

The dictator met with the famous American actor.


Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings

14:19 Deputy PM Kachanava: Let Teachers Go For Under-The-Counter Earnings 97

According to the deputy PM, this will help to “increase the prestige of the educational work” for youngsters.


Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot

7:38 Lukashenka Treated Steven Seagal To Carrot 82

The dictator met with the famous American actor.


Latest news

16:41
State Control Committee To Monitor All Major Non-Cash Payments

16:41 State Control Committee To Monitor All Major Non-Cash Payments

If the payment amount exceeds 300 rubles, the SCC will be aware of it.


16:24
Uladzimir Arlou: Today’s Date Will Be Marked Red In Calendar Someday

16:24 Uladzimir Arlou: Today’s Date Will Be Marked Red In Calendar Someday

The excitement of freedom and independence, the same as on August 25, 1991, will return to Belarus.


14:51
KGB To Teach 5th Graders How To Communicate On Internet

14:51 KGB To Teach 5th Graders How To Communicate On Internet

Apart from that junior schoolchildren will be taught how to behave “when taken hostage.”


13:34
Court Estimated $420 For Paval Vinagradau’s “Thank You”

13:34 Court Estimated $420 For Paval Vinagradau’s “Thank You”

Social activist fined for campaign “Thank you for your supervision”.


13:20
BelAZ Debts To Be Paid Off From People's Money

13:20 BelAZ Debts To Be Paid Off From People's Money

The Ministry of Industry was obliged to pay off the debts of the enterprise.


12:56
Appointment Of “Senators” Started In Belarus

12:56 Appointment Of “Senators” Started In Belarus

Elections to the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the sixth convocation have begun.


12:34
Demonstration In Defense Of Hoodwinked Investors To Take Place In Minsk

12:34 Demonstration In Defense Of Hoodwinked Investors To Take Place In Minsk

Some constructions seem criminal, but the authorities let everything drop, the people who have been deceived by the developers say.


12:06
The Government Offered New Catch to Attract Investors

12:06 The Government Offered New Catch to Attract Investors

Those countries which do not afraid of Lukashenka's economy may be granted a visa-free regime.


10:36
Council Of Ministers To Cover “Chamber Man” Martynau’s Debts

10:36 Council Of Ministers To Cover “Chamber Man” Martynau’s Debts

Not only did the authorities give a loan under only 2% of interest per annum for the company “Marko”, they are going to repay debts for the budget’s expense.


8:16
Business: Registration Of Foreigners Within 3 Hours - This Is Absurd!

8:16 Business: Registration Of Foreigners Within 3 Hours - This Is Absurd!

Rules of registration of foreigners will change.


8:06
Trial Of Eduadr Palchys Starts In Minsk

8:06 Trial Of Eduadr Palchys Starts In Minsk

Another political process starts in Belarus.


24 August, Wednesday
17:14
Vital Rymasheuski: Ballot-Riggers To Answer In Law

17:14 Vital Rymasheuski: Ballot-Riggers To Answer In Law

There is only one step from a boss to a criminal who participates in falsifications.


16:45
Pavel Sapelka: Kandrus’ Has Every Chance To Be Set Free

16:45 Pavel Sapelka: Kandrus’ Has Every Chance To Be Set Free

The regime is unlikely to confront on the eve of the electoral performance.


15:54
Business Leaving Belarus

15:54 Business Leaving Belarus

The main obstacle for the entrepreneurship is the draconian laws of the authorities.


15:54
Independent Trade Union Helped Worker To Return More Than $ 1,000

15:54 Independent Trade Union Helped Worker To Return More Than $ 1,000

A Homel company director has fired an employee in violation of the law.


15:01
Police To Work In Reinforced Regime

15:01 Police To Work In Reinforced Regime

The Belarusian Interior Ministry is getting prepared for the “elections”.


13:58
 Leu Marholin: Regime Shuffles Off Its Problems On Belarusians

13:58 Leu Marholin: Regime Shuffles Off Its Problems On Belarusians

The reinforcement of the Employment Law seems another signal from the authorities, meaning that Belarusians should take care of themselves.


12:05
Photofact: Star Of “Sex And The City” Reads Alexievich’s Book

12:05 Photofact: Star Of “Sex And The City” Reads Alexievich’s Book

Actress Sarah Jessica Parker has decided to read the book “Second Hand Time.”


11:32
Authorities To Put Profitable Enterprises Under Pressure

11:32 Authorities To Put Profitable Enterprises Under Pressure

The number of profitable enterprises can fall by 10% in 2016 due to administrative pressure.


9:59
Belarusian Operators Allowed to Block Viber and Skype

9:59 Belarusian Operators Allowed to Block Viber and Skype

A complete control of the IP-telephony traffic is introduced in Belarus.


9:46
Vladzimir Katsora: We Can Get Things Changed Only By Mass Protests

9:46 Vladzimir Katsora: We Can Get Things Changed Only By Mass Protests

The candidate from the UCP has withdrawn from the “elections.”


9:12
Foreign Tourists Allowed To Visit Auhustouski Canal Without Visas

9:12 Foreign Tourists Allowed To Visit Auhustouski Canal Without Visas

Visa-free entry is introduced for foreign tourists, who want to visit the Auhustouski Canal in Belarus.


9:09
The Unemployed Not to Be Even Registered

9:09 The Unemployed Not to Be Even Registered

The new version of the law on employment comes into force in October.


8:59
CSTO Military Exercises “Enduring Brotherhood – 2016” Started In Belarus

8:59 CSTO Military Exercises “Enduring Brotherhood – 2016” Started In Belarus

On August 23, planned joint exercises with the CSTO Collective Peacekeeping Forces “Enduring Brotherhood – 2016” began in Belarus.


8:25
Gas Transit to Europe Through Belarus Decreased by 90 Percent

8:25 Gas Transit to Europe Through Belarus Decreased by 90 Percent

Gazprom announces the need to repair the pipeline.


8:13
Minsk Accords Ran Dry, Leonid Kravchuk Says

8:13 Minsk Accords Ran Dry, Leonid Kravchuk Says

Talks in Minsk do not help Ukraine.


23 August, Tuesday
18:20
Minsk Taxi Drivers Refused To Work

18:20 Minsk Taxi Drivers Refused To Work

Minsk dwellers had problems with getting a taxi – there were no cars.


16:39
Sentence To Yapryntsaus: Father To Pay Fine For 10,5K, Son To Spend 8 Years In Jail With Property Confiscation

16:39 Sentence To Yapryntsaus: Father To Pay Fine For 10,5K, Son To Spend 8 Years In Jail With Property Confiscation

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The court has satisfied the public prosecutor’s demands almost in full scope.


15:47
Zmitser Dashkevich: We Will Return Our Freedom Only At Mass Street Actions

15:47 Zmitser Dashkevich: We Will Return Our Freedom Only At Mass Street Actions

Dozens thousand Belarusians will see the white-red-white flags wavering over the Independence Avenue on August 25.


15:33
Mikalai Charnavus: Officials Must Return Money Stolen During 20 Years

15:33 Mikalai Charnavus: Officials Must Return Money Stolen During 20 Years

The activist promised to achieve this if he was elected deputy of the “parliament”.


15:31
Police Officer Shot Himself With Service Weapon While Being At Guard Post In Minsk

15:31 Police Officer Shot Himself With Service Weapon While Being At Guard Post In Minsk

The man was taken to the emergency hospital, where he died several hours later.


12:27
Mikalai Statkevich: Farce Remained Farce

12:27 Mikalai Statkevich: Farce Remained Farce

There’s even no need to wait till the “voting” day.


10:19
Belarusian NPP May Be Used Against the Baltic States, Grybauskaitė Says

10:19 Belarusian NPP May Be Used Against the Baltic States, Grybauskaitė Says

Lithuanian President urges politicians to aim at the construction termination of the Astravets NPP.


9:54
Detainee Committed Suicide In Kastrychnitski District Police Department Of Minsk

9:54 Detainee Committed Suicide In Kastrychnitski District Police Department Of Minsk

According to media reports, a man hanged himself on his own shirt.


9:37
Large Enterprises to Be Closed Down First, Then Banks to Follow, Economists Say

9:37 Large Enterprises to Be Closed Down First, Then Banks to Follow, Economists Say

A wave of defaults may flood the Belarusian economy.


8:47
Financial Pyramid Starts to Fall

8:47 Financial Pyramid Starts to Fall

Belarusians prefer to keep money under the carpet.


22 August, Monday
17:35
Turkmen Dissident Chary Annamuradov Detained In Belarus

17:35 Turkmen Dissident Chary Annamuradov Detained In Belarus

Human rights defenders demand his immediate release.


17:27
Military Men of Belarus and Russia

17:27 Military Men of Belarus and Russia "Dampen" Cell Communication in Poland

Residents of north-eastern Poland start to experience problems due to the proximity of units of the Russian and Belarusian armies.


17:16
Leanid Kulakou Fined For $420

17:16 Leanid Kulakou Fined For $420

The “European Belarus” activist has been fined for the Independence Day celebration in Minsk on July 27.


16:37
New US Charge d'Affaires in Belarus arrives in Minsk

16:37 New US Charge d'Affaires in Belarus arrives in Minsk

Prior to his appointment to Belarus, Robert Riley was the acting Deputy US Ambassador to Hungary, BelaPAN news agency reports.


16:08
Economists: Salaries Either To Freeze, Or To Decrease

16:08 Economists: Salaries Either To Freeze, Or To Decrease

Belarusian experts do not see any grounds to expect wage growth.


15:46
“Rollercoaster” Trailer Knocked To Death Administrator In Chaliuskintsau Park

15:46 “Rollercoaster” Trailer Knocked To Death Administrator In Chaliuskintsau Park

The man tried to pick up headphones, stuck on the rails.


15:04
Observes: Candidates’ Agitation Campaigns Remain Of Little Notice

15:04 Observes: Candidates’ Agitation Campaigns Remain Of Little Notice

The registered candidates have started their agitation campaigns but this process has not been noticed by the society much.


14:15
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Looking For People Interested In Extracting Oil In Belarus Again

14:15 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Looking For People Interested In Extracting Oil In Belarus Again

Another tender on selecting investors, willing to prospect for oil near Naroulia and Yelsk, has been announced.


13:56
Russian Special Services Didn’t Let 500 Rabbis Into Belarus

13:56 Russian Special Services Didn’t Let 500 Rabbis Into Belarus

The collective prayer of European rabbis in Liozno was threatened.


13:55
Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas: The Belarusian Authorities Neglect Health State And Safety of People

13:55 Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas: The Belarusian Authorities Neglect Health State And Safety of People

Lithuania claims to organize a specialized full-fledged IAEA mission to assess the construction site of the Belarusian NPP.


13:31
Expert: Lukashenka To Pay More For Local Fuel Than For Gas

13:31 Expert: Lukashenka To Pay More For Local Fuel Than For Gas

The authorities have no money to purchase imported gas, but the local fuel appears to be even more costly.


12:52
Activists Fined For Independence Day Celebration

12:52 Activists Fined For Independence Day Celebration

They were accused of participation in a “non-sanctioned event”.


12:43
Belarus' Exports Collapsed

12:43 Belarus' Exports Collapsed

In the first half of the year, export volumes of 13 out of 20 most important products were down.


12:30
Experienced Observer: Belarusians See No Point In “Elections”

12:30 Experienced Observer: Belarusians See No Point In “Elections”

People know that their voices will not be countered.


11:22
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11:22 Dear Friends!

Technical works on the website charter97.org modernization are being carried out.


10:50
“Belavia” Passenger: Pressurisation Failure Happened In Plane Cabin

10:50 “Belavia” Passenger: Pressurisation Failure Happened In Plane Cabin

At least two passengers of the Burgas-Minsk flight, carried out by “Belavia” air company on August 20, complained about the pressurisation failure.


10:42
More Than 500 People Questioned On Pavel Sheremet's Case

10:42 More Than 500 People Questioned On Pavel Sheremet's Case

The investigation is working out four versions of events.


9:28
No Money, But You Keep Holding On

9:28 No Money, But You Keep Holding On

Money incomes of the population of Belarus continue to fall.


8:26
Lukashenka's Assistant on Results in Rio: The Situation Is Not Blue

8:26 Lukashenka's Assistant on Results in Rio: The Situation Is Not Blue

Ryzhenkou shared his opinion on the Olympics.


19 August, Friday
15:39
Mikalai Statkevich: I Believe Belarusian Army Has Officers-Patriots

15:39 Mikalai Statkevich: I Believe Belarusian Army Has Officers-Patriots

Belarusians should remember the lessons they learned from the coup of 1991.


15:09
BT Considers Yury Khaschavatski’s Video Its Property

15:09 BT Considers Yury Khaschavatski’s Video Its Property

The television and radio broadcasting company has apparently forgotten that it almost completely funded from taxpayers' pockets.


14:50
Mikalai Autukhovich: People Running Out Of Patience

14:50 Mikalai Autukhovich: People Running Out Of Patience

The labour conditions of the entrepreneurs are deteriorating every day due to endless inspections.


14:18
Convicts In Hrodna Prisons To Process Amber For Russia

14:18 Convicts In Hrodna Prisons To Process Amber For Russia

Prisoners in Belarusian penal facilities will process raw materials for the Russian jewellery industry.


13:52
Activist From Baranavichy To Hold Rally Under Slogan SOS

13:52 Activist From Baranavichy To Hold Rally Under Slogan SOS

Rygor Gryk intends to protest against the destruction of statehood and independence of Belarus by the authorities.


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