Updated at 22:54,20-03-2017

Lukashenka about protests: West helping ‘roughnecks’ to destabilize situation in Belarus Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 22:54 | English / Politics

Belarusian opposition activists are trying to destabilize the situation in Belarus with the help of the West, president Alyaksandr Lukashenka said on Monday when receiving the report on the preparations for the Belarus-Russia joint strategic army Read more

Journalists detained in Belarus regions Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 11:56 | English / Politics

Several independent journalists cooperating with the Poland-based Belarusian TV channel Belsat on Saturday were detained in Belarus. According to Radio Svaboda, correspondent Volha Chaychyts and cameraman Siarhei Kavalyou were detained in the center Read more

Belarus demands journalist's extradition from Russia Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 11:51 | English / Politics

Belarusian Prosecutor-General Alyaksandr Kanyuk says Minsk is ready to provide Russia with all the materials needed for the extradition of a senior editor of the Russian news agency Regnum Read more

Lukashenka hopes to develop cooperation with EU Kомментарии

15 март 2017, 23:36 | English / Politics

Alyaksandr Lukashenka has congratulated Donald Tusk on the re-election to the position of the President of the European Council. Tusk’s work will continue strengthening the position of the European Union in the world, Lukashenka believes. Read more

Activists on trial across Belarus over protests Kомментарии

15 март 2017, 23:29 | English / Politics

The trials of activists continued for the second day in a row in various cities of Belarus. Read more

Dozens detained in Minsk, Mahilou and Hrodna Kомментарии

15 март 2017, 23:26 | Main story / Politics

On March 15, dozens people were detained in Belarus, most of them in Minsk. According to human rioghts defenders, over 30 people were taken to Central District Police Department alone despite the fact that the rally against Decree No 3 was Read more

Belsat TV cameraman detained, fined after filming Russia tricolors in Belarus police car (video) Kомментарии

13 март 2017, 12:50 | English / Politics

On March 11-12, residents of a number of Belarusian towns, including Orsha, Babruysk and Rahachou, took to the streets to protest the so-called ‘parasite’ law. Read more

Belarusian police detain more opposition leaders, journalists amid latest tax protests Kомментарии

13 март 2017, 12:35 | Main story / Politics

Police have detained a group of opposition leaders and at least three journalists during the latest in a series of charged protests over a controversial government-backed unemployment tax. Read more

Lithuania to establish alarm system close to Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant Kомментарии

08 март 2017, 13:56 | English / Politics

The Lithuanian authorities plan to build a network of sirens in and around Vilnius to alert residents to possible accidents at the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant, Juris Targonskas, deputy head of the fire safety and rescue department at the Read more

Belarusian authorities set to amend Decree No3 Kомментарии

08 март 2017, 13:54 | English / Politics

The Belarusian authorities are planning to introduce amendments to the ‘freeloaders’ tax’ (President's Decree No 3 "On preventing social parasitism") but they will not abolish it, vice speaker of the House of Representatives Balyaslau Pirshtuk told. Read more


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