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Facebook and Microsoft declined Belarus’ secret service requests for user account data
Facebook and Microsoft declined Belarus’ secret service requests for user account data
In 2015, the Belarusian authorities asked Facebook to provide them with account data of one and only user from Belarus, which the social network declined.  24.05.2016 | 11:32
30% of Belarusians don’t know how much they spend
30% of Belarusians don’t know how much they spend
15% have a negative experience with loans.  21.05.2016 | 09:37
Another Belarusian sentenced to death
Another Belarusian sentenced to death
On May 19 the Homel Regional Court sentenced Siarhei Vostrykau to death on charges of raping and murdering two women.  20.05.2016 | 10:17
Tomasz Blaschek: The issue of the "Russian world" doesn’t apply to Poland
Tomasz Blaschek: The issue of the "Russian world" doesn’t apply to Poland
A Polish historian told how the decommunization process happens in Poland, Belarus’ western neighbor, and what was an impetus for its acceleration in recent years.  19.05.2016 | 12:07
Miklós Haraszti is appalled by reports of the recent execution by the Belarusian authorities
Miklós Haraszti is appalled by reports of the recent execution by the Belarusian authorities
He condemned Belarus’ continued use of death penalty after reports that a man whose complaint was before the UN HRC had been executed, despite a specific request from the HRC for a stay of execution.  17.05.2016 | 12:35
Review of Press Freedom Week in Minsk
Review of Press Freedom Week in Minsk
In the first week of May, Belarus celebrated a whole bunch of holidays, and press freedom day was not an exception.  17.05.2016 | 08:19
Uladzimir Matskevich: When something threatens the world, we can only hope for intelligence
Uladzimir Matskevich: When something threatens the world, we can only hope for intelligence
Two days ago Uladzimir Matskevich, the Head of Board of the "EuroBelarus", the founder of the Agency of Humanitarian Technologies and the Flying University, celebrated his 60th anniversary.  16.05.2016 | 11:04
Uladzimir Bataeu: Technology will save the world, if you do not ruin it before
Uladzimir Bataeu: Technology will save the world, if you do not ruin it before
The working futurist told which technologies conquer the world and what should we do about it.  15.05.2016 | 08:49
Assembly of NGOs and Lawtrend publish the monitoring “Freedom of association for I Quarter 2016”
Assembly of NGOs and Lawtrend publish the monitoring “Freedom of association for I Quarter 2016”
Assembly of NGOs and Legal Transformation Center prepared the Monitoring “Freedom of association and legal conditions for non-profit organizations in Belarus”.  14.05.2016 | 12:48
Scandinavian countries will no longer support Belarusian university in exile
Scandinavian countries will no longer support Belarusian university in exile
European Humanities University can be left without its main founders, while the Nordic Council of Ministers has been one of the biggest donors since 2008.  14.05.2016 | 11:40
Scandinavian countries will no longer support Belarusian university in exile
Scandinavian countries will no longer support Belarusian university in exile
European Humanities University can be left without its main founders, while the Nordic Council of Ministers has been one of the biggest donors since 2008.  13.05.2016 | 09:46
OSCE again calls on Belarus to stop executions, introduce moratorium on death penalty
OSCE again calls on Belarus to stop executions, introduce moratorium on death penalty
The execution of Siarhei Ivanou “goes against the ongoing discussions in Belarus and the growing international trend towards the abolition of a punishment”, Director of the OSCE/ODIHR says.  12.05.2016 | 10:57
Svetlana Alexievich will open club for intellectuals in Minsk
Svetlana Alexievich will open club for intellectuals in Minsk
A club for intellectuals organized by Belarusian Nobel laureate in Literature is expected to open in September.  10.05.2016 | 11:15
Lavon Volski won Freemuse Award for “working for freedom of musical expression in a remarkable way”
Lavon Volski won Freemuse Award for “working for freedom of musical expression in a remarkable way”
Lavon Volski dedicated the award to his beloved wife and manager Hanna who died in March.  10.05.2016 | 08:08
Belarus national programme appears out of touch with reality in terms of the migration component
Belarus national programme appears out of touch with reality in terms of the migration component
If the Belarusian state does nothing, 70,000 new migrants are to arrive in Belarus in the next 5 years. The ultimate goals should include attracting skillful labour force and retaining native talents.  09.05.2016 | 11:30
Belarus in focus: The state is using economic constraints to control information space
Belarus in focus: The state is using economic constraints to control information space
Authorities softened repressions against independent media, but enhanced financial pressure, introduced numerous legislative restrictions and bolstered economic discrimination against non-state media.  08.05.2016 | 09:30
Another death sentence has been implemented in Belarus
Another death sentence has been implemented in Belarus
Death convict Siarhei Ivanou has been executed at the jail of Valadarka.  07.05.2016 | 10:10
Belarus Energy Ministry commented on the accident at Astravets NPP construction site
Belarus Energy Ministry commented on the accident at Astravets NPP construction site
The Ministry confirms that the incident took place, but claims that the supporting structure of formwork was only “partially damaged”.  07.05.2016 | 08:05
Lithuanian Foreign Ministry summons Belarus’ ambassador over alleged incident at Astravets NPP
Lithuanian Foreign Ministry summons Belarus’ ambassador over alleged incident at Astravets NPP
Lithuania has summoned Belarus’ ambassador and handed him a diplomatic note demands explanation over reported incident at Astravets NPP construction site.  06.05.2016 | 09:15
Siarhei Drazdouski:Focus is on accessibility of human rights for people with disabilities in regions
Siarhei Drazdouski:Focus is on accessibility of human rights for people with disabilities in regions
The main event of this year’s Accessibility Week is the presentation of the Zero report, a study on the situation with human rights of persons with disabilities.  06.05.2016 | 08:08
Minsk holds International Scientific Congress of Belarusian Culture at National Academy of Science
Minsk holds International Scientific Congress of Belarusian Culture at National Academy of Science
The Congress gathers more than 300 researchers, scientists and experts in cultural studies, history, ethnography, linguistics, and literature studies from around the world.  05.05.2016 | 09:08
Schools of higher learning and vocational schools in Belarus are to change admission rules
Schools of higher learning and vocational schools in Belarus are to change admission rules
The government is preparing a decree on introducing changes to the rules of admission to universities. The draft law was discussed on May 3 at the session with the head of state.  05.05.2016 | 08:00
Belarus: Lavon Volski is a free man in an unfree country
Belarus: Lavon Volski is a free man in an unfree country
Since the beginning of the 80s, Belarusian rock musician Lavon Volski has been one of the most influential cultural personalities in his country fighting for freedom of artistic expression.   04.05.2016 | 11:16
Uladzimir Matskevich: Desovietization in Belarus is like the aging process – it decays and falls
Uladzimir Matskevich: Desovietization in Belarus is like the aging process – it decays and falls
Ideological attempts to change people’s mentality using artificial "holidays" are doomed to failure.  04.05.2016 | 08:12
30 years after Chernobyl Belarus
30 years after Chernobyl Belarus' government still refuses to release information re radiation level
It’s even planning to build a new nuclear power plant, writes Tatyana Ivanova in her recent article “Belarus’s Chernobyl taboo”.  01.05.2016 | 10:21
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Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

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