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US won’t abolish sanctions until the parliamentary election
US won’t abolish sanctions until the parliamentary election
Washington calls on the Belarusan authorities to take steps for improving the situation in the sphere of human rights and democracy.  20.05.2016 | 08:02
Belarusian Prime Minister: Belarus sees China as strategic partner
Belarusian Prime Minister: Belarus sees China as strategic partner
Andrei Kabiakou made this statement upon visiting Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce Zhong Shan on Friday last week.  18.05.2016 | 12:06
openDemocracy: Whose side is Belarus on anyway?
openDemocracy: Whose side is Belarus on anyway?
Belarusians generally feel closer to Russia than Ukraine, but refuse to get involved in the conflict between them. It is, they insist, “not our war”.  18.05.2016 | 11:20
Andrea Wiktorin: EU insists on ex-political prisoners getting back their civil rights
Andrea Wiktorin: EU insists on ex-political prisoners getting back their civil rights
The European Union insists that the Belarusian authorities returned all the civil rights to all former political prisoners.  18.05.2016 | 08:02
Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Alena Kupchyna met the delegation of the European Parliament
Deputy Foreign Minister of Belarus Alena Kupchyna met the delegation of the European Parliament
The parties discussed the prospects of interaction between Belarus and the European Union.  17.05.2016 | 10:34
Lukashenka discussed “the future of Russian-Belarusian relations” with Lavrov
Lukashenka discussed “the future of Russian-Belarusian relations” with Lavrov
Belarus President Aliaksandr Lukashenka and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed the schedule of future top-level talks.  17.05.2016 | 09:05
About 3 dozen opposition activists demonstrate in Minsk in support of historically national symbols
About 3 dozen opposition activists demonstrate in Minsk in support of historically national symbols
Activists staged a demonstration in Kastrychnitskaya Square in central Minsk on May 14 to mark 21 years since a referendum used by Lukashenka to reintroduce Soviet-style state symbols.  16.05.2016 | 08:10
Opinion: Kremlin might still believe that Minsk has no choice but gradually surrender its statehood
Opinion: Kremlin might still believe that Minsk has no choice but gradually surrender its statehood
However, history proved such mindset that Russia displays to former Soviet nations wrong many times as former Soviet countries distanced themselves from Russia after experiencing such attitudes.  14.05.2016 | 09:07
Minsk and Moscow are to create common information space
Minsk and Moscow are to create common information space
Belarus and Russia will sign a document on common information space.  13.05.2016 | 08:22
Andrei Yahorau: Intense politicization of pressurized groups may be an uneven response to the state
Andrei Yahorau: Intense politicization of pressurized groups may be an uneven response to the state
All political parties don’t have much weight themselves; it is more useful for them to get united, but their private interests are pulling them apart.  12.05.2016 | 08:31
Parliamentary election in Belarus to be more transparent for international observers, not opposition
Parliamentary election in Belarus to be more transparent for international observers, not opposition
The Belarusian authorities are willing to demonstrate greater openness and transparency in the parliamentary elections to the international observers.  11.05.2016 | 10:10
Belarusian authorities are preparing for social discontent to grow
Belarusian authorities are preparing for social discontent to grow
Recently Lukashenka signed amendments to the law on extremism. Experts believe that they aim at tightening liability for political and protest activity and participation in military operations abroad.  09.05.2016 | 09:01
Canada lifts sanctions from Belarus
Canada lifts sanctions from Belarus
Canada plans to initiate the regulatory process to remove Belarus from its list of sanctioned countries, the Global Affairs Canada government department said in a statement on May 7.  09.05.2016 | 08:24
Lukashenka could use Belaya Rus to legitimise his successor in state apparatus and in people
Lukashenka could use Belaya Rus to legitimise his successor in state apparatus and in people's eyes
Lukashenka opposes the idea of a ruling party primarily because the current personality-based system fully satisfies him, writes Artyom Shraibman.  07.05.2016 | 19:13
Lukashenka will keep the economic model with minor reforms in the hope of environment to change
Lukashenka will keep the economic model with minor reforms in the hope of environment to change
Under the pressure of external factors and reduced state resources, the state will be forced to carry out some reforms of the existing socio-economic model, while preserving the monopoly on power.  03.05.2016 | 11:03
OSCE: It remains to be seen how, in practice, the declarations made by CEC will translate into actio
OSCE: It remains to be seen how, in practice, the declarations made by CEC will translate into actio
The Central Election Commission (CEC) stated that it would improve the formation of election commissions, the review of election disputes, and the vote count procedure at the parliamentary elections.  03.05.2016 | 08:21
Chernobyl in Belarus
Chernobyl in Belarus' foreign policy: moving down the list of the country’s priorities
On 25-26 April Minsk hosted an international conference “30 after Chernobyl: From Emergency to Revival and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development of Affected Territories”, Igar Gubarevich recalls.  02.05.2016 | 09:37
Opinion: For the opposition, parliamentary elections 2016 are about ensuring its own survival
Opinion: For the opposition, parliamentary elections 2016 are about ensuring its own survival
If the Belarusian opposition fails to ensure its own survival until the presidential campaign of 2020, it will become even more difficult for it to attract human and financial resources in the future.  30.04.2016 | 12:00
Despite the thaw in relations with the West, Minsk is unlikely to prioritize western foreign policy
Despite the thaw in relations with the West, Minsk is unlikely to prioritize western foreign policy
Seeking to acquire greater autonomy from Russia and not become dependent on the West, the authorities decided to develop comprehensive relations with Asian countries.  30.04.2016 | 09:13
CSTO: NATO steps up intelligence activity against Russia and Belarus
CSTO: NATO steps up intelligence activity against Russia and Belarus
According to the post-Soviet bloc's secretary general, military bases and control centers are being created in the Baltic States, Romania, Bulgaria, and Poland.  29.04.2016 | 09:07
Lukashenka is going to hold elections “in a democratic and calm atmosphere as we have always done”
Lukashenka is going to hold elections “in a democratic and calm atmosphere as we have always done”
The upcoming parliamentary elections should be held in a democratic and calm atmosphere, the head of state said at a government session on improving the country's election legislation on 27 April.  28.04.2016 | 09:09
On 30th commemoration of Chernobyl disaster Lukashenka spoke about the launch of Astravets NPP
On 30th commemoration of Chernobyl disaster Lukashenka spoke about the launch of Astravets NPP
It is essential to ramp up the use of electric energy in the country taking into account the upcoming launch of the Belarusian nuclear power plant.  27.04.2016 | 08:02
Belarus and the United States discuss mutual return of ambassadors
Belarus and the United States discuss mutual return of ambassadors
The return of the U.S. Ambassador to Belarus would be a good step forward in the development of relations between the two countries, US Charge d'Affaires Scott Rauland assumes.  26.04.2016 | 11:04
Opinion: Minsk strengthens ties with conservative Middle Eastern regimes associated with the West
Opinion: Minsk strengthens ties with conservative Middle Eastern regimes associated with the West
On 14-15 April Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenka took part in the Istanbul summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).  25.04.2016 | 09:03
Belarus cracks down on pro-Ukraine Donbas fighters
Belarus cracks down on pro-Ukraine Donbas fighters
On 18 April the Belarusian authorities launched the trial of Taras Avatarau, a fighter from the Right Sector battalion who participated in the Ukraine conflict.  24.04.2016 | 08:54
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