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Former Belarusian Official Vouches For Authenticity Of Tape Alleging Lukashenka Hit Squad In Germany

A former senior Belarusian Interior Ministry official has vouched that a 2012 audio recording that allegedly spells out plans to kill several opponents of leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka in Germany is authentic.

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Society

Belarus May Abolish Death Penalty And Other Amendments To Criminal Law

The existing criminal legislation of Belarus will undergo changes. The “first package” of proposals has already been adopted and approved by the parliament at the end of 2020. Read more...

Economy

EU Officially Slaps More Economic Sanctions On Belarus Over Crackdown

The European Union on December 17 imposed a third round of economic sanctions on dozens of Belarusian individuals and entities over their suspected involvement in a crackdown on ongoing pro-democracy protests. Read more...

Politics

Teachers 'urged' to sign postcards for Lukashenka

The Communist Party of Belarus, which was headed by Ihar Karpenka before his appointment as Minister of Education, has launched a campaign "People's President". Read more...

Foreign media

Belarus charges independent journalists with tax evasion

Four independent journalists who have been critical of President Alexander Lukashenko face seven years in prison on charges of "large-scale tax evasion. Read more...