Updated at 18:29,16-01-2018

Society

Andrei Byalyauski sentenced to 12 months of home penal labour

One year of penal labour without imprisonment – this is the sentence pronounced to designer Andrei Byalyauski in Minsk Lenin District Court on January 12. He stood trial because of a service cartridge found by policemen during a search in his flat. Read more...

Economy

Belarus minister 'satisfied' with buying 10 times more than selling in China

Belarus-China turnover has increased by almost 100 times over 25 years and totaled almost $3 billion in 11 months of 2017, Minister for Foreign Affairs Uladzimir Makei said. Read more...

Politics

Belarus may hold either presidential or parliamentary election by late 2019

The presidential or parliamentary election campaign may be held in Belarus at the end of 2019. Under the law, the presidential and parliamentary elections are due in August-September 2020 but they will not be organized in the same year, CEC Read more...

Foreign media

Belarus adopts crypto-currency law to woo foreign investors

Belarus has legalised transactions in crypto-currencies, part of a drive to foster private sector growth and attract foreign investment by liberalising parts of its Soviet-style economy. Read more...