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Belarus and Hong Kong agree to abolish visas

Following a meeting between a Belarusian delegation headed by First Vice Prime Minister Vasily Matyushevsky and with the Head of Administration of Hong Kong Special on Monday, 16 January, sides have reached an agreement on mutual visa abolition.Read more

Society

Hrodna woman sentenced for porn picture in VK

Dyiana Selvanava from Hrodna, Belarus, has been sentenced to two years with a year reprieve, she has to pay 690 rubles of fine, she will have her phone confiscated and will be bound by travel restrictions. Read more...

Economy

Inflation in Belarus at 11.8% in 2016

In 2016 the index of consumer prices for goods and services totaled 111.8% as against 2015, the National Statistics Committee told the media. The projected inflation rate for 2016 was 12%. Read more...

Politics

Human rights defender Bandarenka gets charged again before release

Imprisoned human rights defender Andrei Bandarenka has been charged again three months after his imprisonment. Bandarenka has been accused of ‘malicious disobedience to the colony administration by a person penalized for a heinous crime, the human Read more...

Foreign media

Moldovans revealed as the second-biggest drinkers in the world by interactive map that charts booze consumption in every country

Brits may have a reputation for liking a tipple but they’re actually only the 17th booziest nation in the world, pipped to the top rankings by drinkers in a number of Eastern European countries. Read more...