US lawmakers to debate bill on human rights in Belarus
Members of the Foreign Affairs Committee have submitted a bill on democracy and human rights in Belarus to the US House of Representatives, the committee said in a statement Wednesday.
"We stand with …
Situation in Minsk calm after protests against Lukashenko’s inauguration
The situation in Minsk on Thursday morning is calm and nothing reminds of the protests that broke out on Wednesday after Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s inauguration.
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Protests in Minsk subside after midnight, about 200 detained
Protests in the Belarusian capital of Minsk, sparked by the inauguration of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, started to subside after midnight on Thursday following a five-hour standoff …
EU believes Lukashenko’s inauguration lacks legitimacy
The European Union considers the inauguration and a new presidential term of Alexander Lukashenko to be lacking democratic legitimacy and is reviewing its ties with Belarus, EU High Representative for …
‘We’re not going to satisfy swindlers from abroad’: Lukashenko nixes privatization notions
Belarus will not carry out any across-the-board privatization campaigns just to please ‘swindlers’ from overseas, said Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday, as quoted by the …
Belarus tightens border security
Belarusian border services have tightened border security, spokesman for the country’s State Border Committee, Anton Bychkovsky told TASS on Friday.
"Border security has been tightened, the …
EU should avoid Ukrainian, Venezuelan scenarios in Belarusian context
Russian Permanent Representative to the EU Vladimir Chizhov has advised to the European Union to take into account the experience of Ukraine and Venezuela and avoid the scenarios of these countries in …
US Secretary of State thanked Lithuania for its role in situation around Belarus
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo met with Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius in Washington on Wednesday and expressed his appreciation for Lithuania's role in the situation around …
Lukashenko says Russia decided to issue a $1.5 bln loan to Minsk at his insistence
President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said on Wednesday that Russia's decision to grant a $1.5 billion loan to Belarus was made at his insistence, BelTA agency reports.
"I must tell you that it …
Brussels wants to deprive Minsk of loans, to impose sanctions against Russian citizens
The European Parliament (EP) has drafted a lengthy resolution on the situation in Belarus. The document was published on Wednesday, the vote will be held at a parliamentary session on Thursday. In …