Updated at 11:59,21-05-2018
Doctor loses job after protest against lead battery factory in Brest K
19 2018, 11:39 | English / Politics

Neurologist Tatstsyana Fesikava was fired from Brest Central Hospital. She took part in the protest Brest women against lead at the end of April. The action was allowed by the authorities but it did not save the 43-year-old doctor form losing her job.

Lukashenka to speak at forum on security in Eastern Europe K
19 2018, 11:36 | English / Politics

Belarus President Aliaksandr Lukashenka is expected to speak at the plenary session "How to make Eastern Europe a region of cooperation, not confrontation" during the security forum organized by the Minsk Dialogue initiative on 23 May

Belarus set to de-criminalize acting on behalf of unregistered organizations K
19 2018, 11:33 | English / Politics

Belarus may abolish the notorious Article 193 (1) of the Criminal Code that envisages criminal responsibility for persons acting on behalf of unregistered organizations. The Council of Ministers have published the proposed amendments at the National Legal Documents Internet portal.

Lukashenkas response to hunger strikers: No mitigation for drug pushers K
09 2018, 11:39 | English / Politics

Drug dealers should not hope for mitigation, president Alyaksandr Lukashenka said at Tuesdays meeting with chairman of the Supreme Court Valyantsin Sukala.

Minsk authorities allow Immortal Regiment march K
09 2018, 11:37 | English / Politics

The Minsk City Executive Committee gave permission for the Immortal Regiment procession in Minsk. This decision was made following the meeting of the Committee Chairman Andrei Shorets with the leader of the Young Russia organization (Rumol) Siarhei Lushch, the chairman of the patriotic

Ex-top official insults Belarusian language when shopping in Minsk K
09 2018, 11:04 | English / Politics

Former chief ideologue Uladzimir Zamyatalin started a scandal because of the Belarusian language, director of a PR agency Ihar Kolchanka reported in social media.

Lukashenka fires energy minister over corruption K
08 2018, 15:45 | English / Politics

It has been finally known why Aliaksandr Lukashenka fired Energy Minister Uladzimir Patupchyk. KGB chairman Valery Patupchyk said on a Belarus 1 TV show that the former minister ran protection for his family involved in an illegal business operation.

EU Lawmakers Deplore Harassment Of Independent Belarusian Media K
28 2018, 18:36 | English / Politics

The European Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a resolution deploring the harassment of independent media before and after the February 2018 local elections in Belarus.

No referendum on change to Belarusian Constitution just yet K
28 2018, 18:35 | English / Politics

Alyaksandr Lukashenka said that there would be no changes in the Belarusian Constitution just yet, a referendum would not be held.

Belarus To Shut Down Embassy In Australia By End Of August 2018 K
28 2018, 18:04 | English / Politics

The Embassy of Belarus in Australia will be closed by the end of August this year.


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