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

10:19 Belarusian NPP May Be Used Against the Baltic States, Grybauskaitė Says 2

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


Mikalai Statkevich: Farce Remained Farce

12:27 Mikalai Statkevich: Farce Remained Farce

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


“Rollercoaster” Trailer Knocked To Death Administrator In Chaliuskintsau Park

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

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


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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.


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.


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.


15:04
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.


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.


13:40
Russian propagandist Vladimir Solovyov Comes To Minsk For “Evening With Vladimir Solovyov” event

13:40 Russian propagandist Vladimir Solovyov Comes To Minsk For “Evening With Vladimir Solovyov” event

The ‘tongue’ of the Russian propaganda is going to perform in the great hall of the Palace of Republic in Minsk.


13:11
Veramko Had His Nose And Hleb – His Cheekbone Broken In Astana

13:11 Veramko Had His Nose And Hleb – His Cheekbone Broken In Astana

Two BATE footballers got injured during the away play-off round match of the Europa League with Astana.


12:40
Belarusian Set Olympic Record In Fencing In Pentathlon Competition

12:40 Belarusian Set Olympic Record In Fencing In Pentathlon Competition

Belarusian pentathlete Aliaksandr Liasun, competing at the Olympic Games in Rio for Russia, leads after the fencing competition, having won 28 of 35 fights and gained 268 points.


12:04
Yermoshyna About Kondrus: He Did Not Take Me Hostage

12:04 Yermoshyna About Kondrus: He Did Not Take Me Hostage

Chairman of the Central Election Commission sees the value of the arrest of Uladzimir Kondrus detained in June for participation in events of December 19, 2010.


11:58
Volumes Of Shipment of Belarusian Oil Products To Poland Grow By 3,1 Times

11:58 Volumes Of Shipment of Belarusian Oil Products To Poland Grow By 3,1 Times

In the first half a year, the Belarusian oil products sellers reoriented the “Western” sales of petrol and fuel oil residue.


11:35
BSATU Fired Professor Kadyrov For Criticizing Authorities

11:35 BSATU Fired Professor Kadyrov For Criticizing Authorities

The Management of the Belarusian State Agrarian Technical University (BSATU) did not renew the contract with the 65-year-old doctor of agricultural sciences Mikhail Kadyrov.


11:28
Scandalous Labour Minister Shchotkina Intends To Become “Senator”

11:28 Scandalous Labour Minister Shchotkina Intends To Become “Senator”

In case Maryjana Shchotkina makes it to the “council of republic”, she will no longer have a right to work at the position of the Minister of Labour.


10:48
Babruisk Activist Tormented In Zhlobin District Police Department

10:48 Babruisk Activist Tormented In Zhlobin District Police Department

Aliaksandr Dziatkou was kept without food and water for more than eight hours in Zhlobin district police department, in order he accused himself.


9:54
Illarionov:

9:54 Illarionov: "Crimean Provocations" Can Have a Belarusian Explanation

Belarus can become the next target of Russian military attack.


9:30
“NATO Soldiers” Were Urged To Lay Down Arms At CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Force Exercises

9:30 “NATO Soldiers” Were Urged To Lay Down Arms At CSTO Collective Rapid Reaction Force Exercises

“NATO soldiers” were urged through loud-speakers to surrender during a stage of CSTO exercises in Pskov and Leningrad regions.


9:22
Belarusian Style of Privatization Scares Away Investors

9:22 Belarusian Style of Privatization Scares Away Investors

The new resolution of the Council of Ministers obliges a buyer to preserve jobs.


9:11
Workers: Power To Be Displaced In Belarus

9:11 Workers: Power To Be Displaced In Belarus

Poverty forces thousands of Belarusians look for work in neighboring countries.


8:17
Minsk Belarusian Language Gymnasium №4 Director Detained

8:17 Minsk Belarusian Language Gymnasium №4 Director Detained

Yury Bandarenka, the director of the Minsk gymnasium № 4, was arrested at his workplace on August 18.


18 August, Thursday
17:36
Yury Khashchavatski: Authorities Show Their Deceitful Nature Again

17:36 Yury Khashchavatski: Authorities Show Their Deceitful Nature Again

The famous movie director is outraged by the prohibition to publish the video record of his speech at the Belarusian Television on the internet.


16:10
Liabedzka: This “Electoral Campaign” Remains Illegitimate

16:10 Liabedzka: This “Electoral Campaign” Remains Illegitimate

The “parliamentary elections” demonstrate total bankruptcy of the electoral system in Belarus.


14:26
It’s 700 Times More Expensive To Defend Human Rights Than To Violate Them In Belarus

14:26 It’s 700 Times More Expensive To Defend Human Rights Than To Violate Them In Belarus

The Babruisk dweller Ales Kavalenka calculated how Belarusian authorities estimate protection of human rights and their violation using his own example.


14:10
Photo Fact: Pinsk Hospital Introduces Paid Entrance

14:10 Photo Fact: Pinsk Hospital Introduces Paid Entrance

In order to visit a patient in Pinsk hospital, it is necessary to buy a pair of non-reusable boot covers for Br 5 thousand, in pre-denominated banknotes.


13:15
Network Of Petrol Stations Associated With Belarusian Businessmen Seized In Ukraine

13:15 Network Of Petrol Stations Associated With Belarusian Businessmen Seized In Ukraine

The Pecherskiy district court of Kyiv seized 20 petrol stations, which worked under the brand name “Narodna”, and one oil base.


13:06
GDP Drop Accelerated in July

13:06 GDP Drop Accelerated in July

In January-July 2016 decrease of the GDP of Belarus was 2.7% compared to the same period last year.


11:50
Kasinerau Arrested For Solidarity With Palienka

11:50 Kasinerau Arrested For Solidarity With Palienka

The activist was found guilty because “a statement of personal opinion was not provided for by the legislation”.


11:28
Lukashenka To Support Alcohol Producers

11:28 Lukashenka To Support Alcohol Producers

Tax breaks for alcohol producers extended for another 2 years.


10:27
Woman, Whose Apartment Was Mistakenly Stormed By Police: Now I Know Cost Of Clean Streets

10:27 Woman, Whose Apartment Was Mistakenly Stormed By Police: Now I Know Cost Of Clean Streets

The police almost knocked out the door to the apartment of a woman, intimidated her with handcuffs, and then it turned out that the law enforcement officers stormed a wrong apartment.


10:17
Lithuania’s Ambassador: We Hope Latvia Will Support Us On Belarusian NPP Issue

10:17 Lithuania’s Ambassador: We Hope Latvia Will Support Us On Belarusian NPP Issue

Lithuania and Latvia should join efforts in response to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and to achieve transparency of the Belarusian NPP construction.


10:08
“Belkelme” Employees: They Make Us Quit As Agreed By Parties

10:08 “Belkelme” Employees: They Make Us Quit As Agreed By Parties

The Belarusian-Spanish footwear manufacturer bites the dust.


9:40
Ukraine Heaped Belarus With Apples

9:40 Ukraine Heaped Belarus With Apples

Belarus has ranked first in import of Ukrainian apples.


9:39
Yury Khashchavatski: We Must Return Free And Fair Elections

9:39 Yury Khashchavatski: We Must Return Free And Fair Elections

Filmmaker harshly criticized the government in his speech on BT.


9:07
BT Turned T-Shirt “For Belarus Without Lukashenka” Into T-Shirt “For Belarus”

9:07 BT Turned T-Shirt “For Belarus Without Lukashenka” Into T-Shirt “For Belarus”

Even the clothes of an opposition candidate was censored by the Belarusian Television (BT).


8:17
Leanid Zlotnikau: Big Business Has No Way to Belarus

8:17 Leanid Zlotnikau: Big Business Has No Way to Belarus

The authorities try to milk business in a difficult economic situation.


7:47
Former Defense Minister: There Is A Serious Threat From Belarus

7:47 Former Defense Minister: There Is A Serious Threat From Belarus

A lot of troops accumulate not far from Belarusian-Ukrainian border.


17 August, Wednesday
17:53
I Choose Square

17:53 I Choose Square

The stickers which such slogan appeared in Brest streets.


16:41
Volha Nikalaichyk: I Want To Look Buyer Of Nina Bahinskaya’s Country House In Eye

16:41 Volha Nikalaichyk: I Want To Look Buyer Of Nina Bahinskaya’s Country House In Eye

A picket against selling Nina Bahinskaya’s country house took place in Smaliavichy.


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