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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
Belarusian Parliamentary Elections in 2016: Lukashenka is against "obscure democracy"
Belarusian Parliamentary Elections in 2016: Lukashenka is against "obscure democracy"
Even though the CEC has yet to prepare proposals for the democratization of the electoral process based on the recommendations from human rights defenders.  30.04.2016 | 10:38
Lithuanian diplomat: Construction of Astravets NPP will make life hard for the entire Baltic region
Lithuanian diplomat: Construction of Astravets NPP will make life hard for the entire Baltic region
The Astravets NPP will be built, but Lithuania should raise in Brussels the issue on limiting electricity import from the plant, said former Deputy Minister of Energy and Foreign Affairs of Lithuania.  29.04.2016 | 09:59
Chernobyl Path - 2016: People refused to go into the lock-up (PHOTO)
Chernobyl Path - 2016: People refused to go into the lock-up (PHOTO)
On April 26 the traditional procession in memory of the Chernobyl disaster took place in Minsk.  28.04.2016 | 11:54
Freedom House: Yet again, Belarus is among the ten countries with the least press freedom situation
Freedom House: Yet again, Belarus is among the ten countries with the least press freedom situation
By results of 2015 human rights activists from Freedom House placed Belarus among the ten countries that have the least freedom of speech state in mass media. Our country came 192nd out of 199 states.  28.04.2016 | 08:08
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office: Authorities neglect public opinion on unpopular measures
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office: Authorities neglect public opinion on unpopular measures
The Belarusian government has reduced pension benefits to the population without a broad public campaign, which could have prepared favourable grounds for such measures.  27.04.2016 | 10:26
Civic activists fined in Minsk
Civic activists fined in Minsk
Youth activists Viachaslau Kasinerau and Dzmitry Palienka faced trials on April 26 in Minsk.  27.04.2016 | 09:14
Chernobyl Path is taking place in Minsk today
Chernobyl Path is taking place in Minsk today
Minsk city authorities sanctioned the march in memory of Chernobyl disaster victims.  26.04.2016 | 11:54
Andrea Victorine: The human rights situation in Belarus remains a matter of concern for the EU
Andrea Victorine: The human rights situation in Belarus remains a matter of concern for the EU
EU continues advocating critical engagement with Belarus, head of the EU Delegation told journalists during the conference "Development of the National Platform: new strategies" on April 23 in Minsk.  26.04.2016 | 08:06
Andrei Yahorau: We cannot clearly say that the situation is changing for the better
Andrei Yahorau: We cannot clearly say that the situation is changing for the better
The conference "Development of the National Platform: new strategies" analysed the external and internal challenges arising from the new political circumstances of Belarus-EU dialogue’ development.  25.04.2016 | 12:05
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