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Russo-Belarusian relations: Ukrainian factor and US sanctions Kомментарии
15 август 2017, 13:50 | English / Featured Stories

Last week, the Russo-Belarusian dynamics was not so much due to the Belarusian and Russian authorities, but rather due to Belarusian-Ukrainian relations and the US plans to impose sanctions against Russia. Isolation and self-isolation of Russia is growing, which determines the foreign policy of all „итать

Photo fact: combiner and three superiors in Alexandryiskaye Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 20:00 | English / Featured Stories

Front-rank combine operator, leader of the harvest campaign-2017 from Alexandryiskaye Victar Malto has been photographed together with three superiors. „итать

The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 19:58 | English / Featured Stories

On 1 July, on the eve of Belarus’s official Independence day, Alexander Lukashenka highlighted the connection between Belarusians and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. This was the first official statement to allude to the historical roots of a sovereign and independent Belarusian state. „итать

Belarusians of the world: “In solidarity we trust” Kомментарии
14 август 2017, 19:53 | English / Featured Stories

On 15 – 16 July 2017, Minsk hosted the VII Congress of the Belarusians of the World, gathering over 300 participants. This year’s event was remarkably diverse, featuring Belarusian foreign minister Uladzimir Makei and even the former detainees in the White Legion case. „итать

Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure Kомментарии
28 июль 2017, 17:52 | Main story / Featured Stories

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka travelled to Kyiv on an official visit on 20-21 July. Both Belarus and Ukraine, for different reasons, are seeking to reinvigorate direct dialogue between their leaders, which they resumed three months ago in the Chernobyl zone. „итать

Belarus finally reaps tangible benefits from its neutrality policy Kомментарии
27 июль 2017, 14:41 | English / Featured Stories

On 18-19 July, Belarus officially welcomed a delegation from the European parliament along with the Latvian foreign minister, who spoke up for Belarus's policy of neutrality. These developments are signs that Belarus's rapprochement with the EU and other Western structures continues. „итать

The many faces of forced labour in Belarus Kомментарии
26 июль 2017, 19:22 | English / Featured Stories

On 12 July 2017, a Maladzečna District court tried two teachers for the death of 13-year old high school student Viktoryja Papčenia. „итать

Photo: Depeche Mode frontman with Minsk doctors Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:58 | English / Featured Stories

A photo of Dave Gaan with Minsk doctors ahs appeared on Instagram. It was made at Minsk clinical hospital #9. The frontman of Depeche Mode was taken there on the evening of July 17. „итать

Military parades in Belarus: displaying military might and annoying locals Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:53 | English / Featured Stories

In Belarus, military parades usually take place twice a year: on 9 May, or Victory Day, when post-Soviet countries celebrate victory in the Great Patriotic War with Nazi Germany, and on 3 July, the official Independence Day. „итать

Belarusian army aims to protect Russian airspace, not to atack other countries Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:19 | English / Featured Stories

Belarus's neighbours regularly voice their concerns about Minsk's role in a potential Russian invasion of the Baltic states or Ukraine. „итать

Belarusian Nobel laureate Sviatlana Alieksijevič hit by a smear campaign Kомментарии
18 июль 2017, 16:06 | English / Featured Stories

On 19 June, the Russian information agency Regnum published a widely discussed interview with Sviatlana Alieksijevič, the 2015 Nobel Prize Winner from Belarus. Despite the fact that Alieksijevič forbade Regnum to publish the interview, the news outlet went ahead and released the article. „итать

Does Belarus really need Russian Su-30SM fighters? Kомментарии
10 июль 2017, 16:28 | English / Featured Stories

On 20 June, during the 2017 Le Bourget international air show which took place near Paris, France, Belarus signed a contract for a batch of 12 Su-30SM fighters from Russia. The contract supposedly amounts to around $600m. „итать

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