Updated at 00:21,24-02-2017

Kurapaty defenders get attacked and beaten by masked people Kомментарии

23 февраль 2017, 23:54 | English / Main story

About two dozen masked people attacked Kurapaty defenders between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. on the night of February 22. They were shouting out “White race!”, made people lie down on the ground, beat them, destroyed the tent, tore off white-red-white flags Read more

‘Non-freeloaders’ meet in all Belarusian regional centres Kомментарии

20 февраль 2017, 16:29 | Main story / Society

Actions in protest against the President’s decree No3 also known as 'freeloaders’ tax' were held in all Belarusian regional centres on February 19. Most people gathered in Homel (around 1000) and Mahilyou (around 500). Read more

MFA: Visa-free stay in Belarus may be prolonged to 12-14 days in future Kомментарии

16 февраль 2017, 16:55 | Main story / Society

In case of extension, the duration of visa-free stay in Belarus may be prolonged to 12-14 days, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Dmitry Mironchik said during an online conference on 15 February. Read more

Pro-Russia picket participants in Minsk fined $350 each Kомментарии

16 февраль 2017, 00:26 | Main story / Politics

The participants of the pro-Russia picket held in Minsk's Independence Square on February 4 were fined, nn.by reports quoting Minsk City Police spokesperson Alyaksandr Lastouski. Read more

Alexievich pays 197K euros in taxes from Nobel Literature Prize Kомментарии

13 февраль 2017, 23:17 | Main story / Society

Sviatlana Alexievich has paid 197 thousand euros from her Nobel Prize award to Belarusian state, reports Belsat TV. The award amounted to over 950 thousand dollars. It was initially expected the Belarusian writer would be exempt from the 13% income Read more

Moscow "deeply disappointed" by blogger Lapshin's extradition Kомментарии

09 февраль 2017, 10:17 | Main story / Politics

The Russian foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it was "deeply disappointed" by the extradition of travel blogger Alexander Lapshin from Belarus to Azerbaijan. Read more

No progress in gas talks with Belarus - Russian DPM Kомментарии

08 февраль 2017, 00:17 | Main story / Economy

There has been no progress in the talks between Moscow and Minsk over the payment for the Russian natural gas supplied to Belarus in 2016," Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich told reporters on February 7. Read more

Russia’s border area regime with Belarus comes into force Kомментарии

06 февраль 2017, 20:57 | Main story / Politics

Russia has introduced the border regime in areas next to the border with Belarus on February 6. FSB director Alexander Bortnikov signed the order on December 26, 2016. It was made public at the end of January 2017. Read more

Belarus launches tourism website to attract foreigners, in Russian for now Kомментарии

24 январь 2017, 18:32 | Main story / Society

A new tourism website has been launched in Belarus. belarus.travel aims to present our country abroad and attract foreign tourists to Belarus. Read more

Belarus may join WTO by end of 2017 Kомментарии

23 январь 2017, 22:04 | Main story / Economy

Belarus may join the World Trade Organization (WTO) by the end of this year, Chairperson of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Uladzimir Ulahovich said on Belarus-1 on the evening of January 22. Read more


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