Updated at 14:29,29-07-2020
Belarusian Opposition Politician Gets Fifth Consecutive 15-Day Jail Term
14 июль 2020, 22:16 | English / Politics

MINSK -- Paval Sevyarynets, a co-chairman of the nonregistered opposition Belarusian Christian Democratic Party, has received his fifth consecutive 15-day jail term for allegedly calling on people to participate in an unsanctioned rally. read more

That's not my signature! Falsification spotted at election commission in Minsk
14 июль 2020, 21:57 | English / Politics

Minsker Aleh Zyl spotted his full name, address, and falsified signature next to them in a statement nominating an unknown woman to the local election commission. Tatsiana Plashchynskaya, HR officer at OAO Belmetal company, was proposed in mid-June as a member of the election commission at the read more

Foreign Minister Makei: We want Belarus ambassador to arrive in Washington ASAP
01 июль 2020, 16:22 | Main story / Politics

"We are interested in [Belarusian] Ambassador arriving in D.C. and getting to work as soon as possible," Belarus' Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makei said on Tuesday. read more

Watchdog Denounces 'Full-Scale Purge' Ahead Of Belarusian Presidential Vote
30 июнь 2020, 23:11 | English / Politics

Amnesty International says the Belarusian authorities are carrying out a "full-scale purge of dissenting voices" as part of a crackdown on freedom of expression ahead of a presidential election set for August 9. read more

Riot police brutally detain shoppers at symbal.by store (video).
30 июнь 2020, 17:07 | English / Politics

On the evening of June 23, many visitors came to the symbal.by shop for purchases. When they had found out that the shop was closing, they decided to support it. read more

Volunteers not allowed to count election votes
29 июнь 2020, 18:04 | Main story / Politics

In 2020, Belarusians, previously not interested in politics, suddenly believed that they could be allowed to count the votes at the 2020 election. read more

Potential Lukashenka Challenger Babaryka Arrested On Suspicion Of Financial Crimes
26 июнь 2020, 15:02 | English / Politics

MINSK -- Belarusian authorities have arrested a potential challenger to Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka in an upcoming presidential election after questioning him on allegations of tax evasion and money laundering. read more

International Pressure Mounts On Minsk To Stop Press Crackdown Ahead Of Election
26 июнь 2020, 14:40 | English / Politics

Belarus has come under international pressure for a crackdown on media in which at least 14 journalists were detained and three convicted for their coverage of protests against President Alyaksandr Lukashenka last week. read more

EU Calls On Belarusian Authorities To Release Viktor Babariko And His Son
26 июнь 2020, 11:41 | Main story / Politics

The statement by the EU spokesperson on recent developments. read more

Belarus Jails Several Opposition Figures In Widening Clampdown Ahead Of Election
16 июнь 2020, 22:54 | English / Politics

MINSK -- Prominent Belarusian opposition leader Mikalay Statkevich and several bloggers have been sentenced to 15 days in jail as part of a widening crackdown on dissent in the country ahead of elections. read more

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