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Belarus and Russia will continue talks this week to discuss solutions to their oil and gas dispute, Energy Minister Uladzimir Patupchyk told reporters in Minsk on November 30. Read more
On 15 November, at the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, the Belarusian delegation voted against a draft resolution tabled by Ukraine on the human rights situation in Crimea. Read more
On 9 November, Aliaksandr Lukashenka congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election. He praised Trump's “active and sincere position", hoping to restore Belarus-US relations; he also warned Russians against rejoicing over Read more
On 15 November, Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis presented his country's new energy strategy. Although it is not stated directly, the strategy strongly implies that Lithuania will not buy electricity from the Belarusian nuclear power plant, Read more
Belarusian diplomats attempted to disrupt the vote at the United Nations Third Committee on a draft resolution on the human rights violations in Crimea, writes Ukraine's First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Jepar. Read more
While visiting the Mahilyow region on Monday, Alyaksandr Lukashenka told the government that average monthly pay in Belarus was not high enough and should increase to $500 in 2017. Read more