Updated at 14:13,22-06-2018
Unbeatable corruption: arrests of officials in Belarus K
01 2018, 17:39 | English / Politics

Siarhei Rauneika, assistant to Belarusian President, has been detained for receiving a bribe of $ 200,000. But this was by no means the only fact of corruption in Belarus: there have been plenty of high-profile arrests of officials and appointees in the last few months.

Picketer detained, sent to psychiatric examination in Orsha K
31 2018, 19:13 | English / Politics

Orsha resident Raman Kuzmyankou has organized a solo picket in one of the city's neighborhoods.

Belarus Is No Longer Last Europes Dictatorship! Interview With US Expert K
23 2018, 00:16 | English / Politics

In late April the US State Department released the global human rights report for 2017, where Belarus was labelled an authoritarian state.

They shall not pass: Belarus Interior Ministry sides against gay people K
23 2018, 00:09 | Main story / Politics

In its recent statement, the Belarusian Ministry has expressed resentment over the fact that the British Embassy in Minsk displayed a rainbow flag, a symbol of the LGBT community, on May 17.

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.


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