Updated at 00:21,24-02-2017

Belarus struggles to preserve its historical heritage Kомментарии

24 февраль 2017, 01:13 | English / Featured Stories

When travelling to Hrodna at the end of January, a group of tourists ended up saving a unique historical museum: the Yanush Parulis Museum in Hrodna was only able to survive financially thanks to local activism and a media campaign. Read more

'Social parasites' protest in Minsk - in pictures Kомментарии

20 февраль 2017, 16:33 | English / Featured Stories

The March of Indignant Belarusians took place on February 17 in Minsk. The unauthorized protests was organized by opposition politicians Mikalai Statkevich and Uladzimir Nyaklyayeu who had called on people to protest against the notorious Read more

Sociologist: 5-7% Belarusians would have Belarus join Russia Kомментарии

20 февраль 2017, 06:51 | English / Featured Stories

How many Belarusians are in favor of an alliance with Russia or the European Union? The first results of the new opinion poll are available in an interview with Andrei Vardamatski, Doctor of Social Sciences, director of the Belarusian analytical Read more

Belarus at the centre of Russia-NATO wargame simulation Kомментарии

16 февраль 2017, 17:04 | English / Featured Stories

On 23 – 26 January 2017 a Baltic security wargaming simulation took place in Warsaw. Two defence and security think tanks, the Potomac Foundation and the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, hosted the event. Read more

Belarus pursues 'social parasites' at home and abroad Kомментарии

16 февраль 2017, 16:59 | English / Featured Stories

Since late 2016, Belarusian tax authorities have started sending out notifications to all unemployed Belarusians forcing them to reimburse the government for 'state expenditures.' Read more

What's behind Lukashenka's visit to Egypt and Sudan Kомментарии

09 февраль 2017, 20:57 | English / Featured Stories

On 15 January Belarusian president Aliaksandr Lukashenka set off for official visits to Egypt and Sudan, where he conducted negotiations with the leaders of the two countries. Read more

Belarus in pocket: 5 handy travel apps you can use Kомментарии

09 февраль 2017, 20:51 | English / Featured Stories

Starting 12 February visitors from 80 countries will be able to come to Belarus visa-free for 5 days. A trip will be more pleasant and convenient if there are useful apps, that can help find the way or recommend a cafe, in your smartphone. Read more

Hipsters Vs. football authorities: the start-up which shook Belarusian sport Kомментарии

09 февраль 2017, 10:34 | English / Featured Stories

A newcomer to the top Belarusian football league, FC Krumkachy (or Ravens), from Minsk became the most discussed phenomenon of Belarusian sport in the media in 2016. Read more

Justice Belarusian style: five years for paedophilia, nine for marijuana Kомментарии

08 февраль 2017, 00:25 | English / Featured Stories

On 28 December 2016, a former employee of the Presidential Administration received a five-year sentence for paedophilia. The news led to a widespread outcry among both citizens and human rights defenders. Read more

Will the Kremlin topple Lukashenka? Kомментарии

07 февраль 2017, 23:12 | English / Featured Stories

On 20 January, Alexander Lukashenka described the reactions of Russian officials to the introduction of the new five-day visa-free regime in Belarus as 'groans and wails.' Read more

Belarusian business education: from a command economy to the market Kомментарии

06 февраль 2017, 21:50 | English / Featured Stories

The Belarusian authorities have recently shown interest in developing business education; evidence of this can be found in the Concept adopted by the Belarusian government in 2015. However, the Ministry of Education has not yet done much to adjust Read more

Surviving year two of recession. Digest of the Belarusian economy Kомментарии

06 февраль 2017, 21:41 | English / Featured Stories

On 3 January 2017, The Eurasian Development Bank​ announced that Belarus is the only economy among CIS countries with a forecasted GDP decline in 2017. Read more

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