Updated at 19:22,26-05-2017
Makei comments on visa facilitation talks with EU Kомментарии
25 май 2017, 18:44 | English / Politics

Belarus and the European Union continue talks over visa facilitation and readmission. Technical details are being discussed now, Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makei told journalists on May 19. „итать

“Patriots’” detention terms get prolonged Kомментарии
25 май 2017, 13:29 | English / Politics

The terms of detention for people involved in the so-called ‘patriots’ case’ are getting prolonged. At least four people will stay in jail for a longer time. „итать

Minsk seeks additional security guarantees Kомментарии
25 май 2017, 13:28 | English / Politics

Being caught between confronting Russia and the West and having problems in relations with each of them, the Belarusian authorities seek additional security guarantees. They aim to engage an influential geopolitical player capable of stabilising the situation in Eastern Europe. „итать

Vyachasau Siuchyk released after 15-day arrest and hunger strike Kомментарии
20 май 2017, 17:05 | English / Politics

Opposition activist Vyachaslau Siuchyk has been released from the detention centre in Akreststina Street. He has served a 15-day sentence there. Siuchyk was on hunger strike the whole time in protest against the prison conditions in Akrestsina Street. „итать

Head of Babruisk club Patriot Mihalkou is released Kомментарии
20 май 2017, 17:01 | English / Politics

Head of Babruiskclub Patriot Mikalai Mihalkou has been released, the human rights website Viasna reports. „итать

Belarus and China talking over 30-day Visa-free travel Kомментарии
20 май 2017, 17:00 | English / Politics

Belarus and China are considering the possibility of introducing 30-day visa-free entry on a mutual basis. The matter was discussed at the talks between Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing on 16 May, BelTA reports. „итать

Justice ministry registers Tell the Truth! campaign Kомментарии
20 май 2017, 12:59 | English / Politics

The Justice Ministry of Belarus has registered the Tell the Truth public association, reports the press office of the organization. „итать

Lithuania: Attacks on NATO countries may be drilled during 2017 Belarus-Russia war game Kомментарии
16 май 2017, 02:07 | English / Politics

The joint Russian-Belarusian war game ‘West-2017’ is alarming due to the simulated attacks against the NATO Alliance, Lithuania’s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis says. „итать

Politician Nyaklyayeu claims authorities want to destroy him Kомментарии
16 май 2017, 01:53 | English / Politics

After five days of arrest, the poet and politician Uladzimir Nyaklyayeu was finally free. Last week he was detained by riot police to serve the term of administrative arrest for participation in the rally almost three months ago, the “non-parasite march”, which was held in Minsk on 17 February. „итать

Poland establishing Territorial Defense Forces on borders of Russia, Belarus Kомментарии
16 май 2017, 01:51 | English / Politics

Poland is creating a new military branch – Territorial Defense Forces (TDF). In addition, Warsaw is increasing military spending while Belarus defense budget is lower than those of all its neighbours. Why are Poles arming themselves? Why now? Should Belarusians be wary of the neighbour’s military „итать

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