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  1. Valyantsin Stefanovich: Belarusian authorities do not want to move towards EURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Charter97

    Belarusian authorities do not release political prisoners, which is evidence that they do not want to move towards the EU. It was said to journalists in Mahilyou on April 30 by the deputy chairman of the human rights centre "Viasna" Valyantsin Stefanovich , after a cassation appeal of Mikalai Dzyadok was declined, BelaPAN informs.

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  2. Sweden appoints ambassador to BelarusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Charter97

    The decision was taken by the Swedish government on April 30, charter97.org learnt from the embassy's press service. The embassy of Sweden in Minsk was closed down on August 30, 2012.

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  3. Lithuania Latest Country to Block Russia's Night Wolves BikersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Leader of the bikers club Night Wolves, Alexander Zaldostanov , nicknamed "Khirurg" , together with participants of a bike ride commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, arrives at the Russian consulate general in Brest, Belarus, April 28, 2015. Lithuania has denied entry to a group of pro-Putin bikers who are traveling from Moscow to Berlin in order to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the allied victory over Nazi Germany.

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  4. Belarusian authorities again deny visa to foreign human rights activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Charter97

    According to Lars Bunger, president of the international human rights organization Libereco - Partnership for Human Rights, the Belarusian Embassy in Berlin denied him a visa last week. This is the fourth denial for the human rights activist.

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  5. .com | Ukraine rebels fire rocket launchers againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | News24

    Ukrainian military officials said on Tuesday that separatist rebels in the east have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets on Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiivka, which lies on the fringes of the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk.

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  6. Putin's Night Wolves met by officials of Lukashenka's administration in BelarusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Charter97

    The Russian bikers were welcomed by officials from Aliaksandr Lukashenka's administration, the authorities of the Minsk region and members of BRSM pro-governmental youth organisation. The Night Wolves crossed the Belarusian border on April 26. The visited Khatyn and the Mount of Glory memorial.

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  7. Use of UK company's sniper rifles by occupier Armenia causes serious concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Trend

    The use of the sniper rifles of UK Accuracy International company by the armed forces of Armenia, which has carried out occupation and aggression against Azerbaijan, causes serious concern, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson told Trend. The UK has already been informed about the serious concern of the Azerbaijani side over this issue through the diplomatic channels, Hikmet Hajiyev, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.

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  8. Vigen Sargsyan: Kazakhstan not to attend Armenian Genocide Centennial eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | ARMINFO news agency

    Kazakhstan, a member state of the Eurasian Economic Union will not attend the events commemorating the Armenian Genocide Centennial, Vigen Sargsyan, Coordinator of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Events, said at a press conference in Yerevan on Monday. He stressed that the President of Kazakhstan cannot visit Armenia, because on April 24 Kazakhstan will be holding its presidential elections.

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  9. 11:42 Secretary Kerry emphasizes continuing US support for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | AkiPress

    Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the accompanying Kyrgyz delegation to Washington for the third round of United States Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations on April 8-10, the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek said. The Secretary and Foreign Minister acknowledged that the consultations were an important opportunity to renew the bilateral relationship and review the impressive democratic, social, economic, security, and human rights gains made since the independence of the Kyrgyz Republic 24 years ago.

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  10. Swiss A343 near Minsk on Apr 18th 2015, FADEC problemRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | AVHerald

    A Swiss Airbus A340-300, registration HB-JME performing flight LX-160 from Zurich to Tokyo Narita with 212 people on board, was enroute at FL310 just over Minsk when the crew decided to return to Zurich due to a problem with one of the engine's full authority digital engine control computer. The aircraft climbed to FL320 for the way back and landed safely back in Zurich about two hours later.

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  11. Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Weekday Magazine

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he will travel to Moscow to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 7 and 8, but he will not attend a Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital on May 9. In an interview with Russia's ITAR-TASS, Lukashenka said he will preside over a Victory Day parade in Minsk on May 9 instead. Belarus has traditionally been one of Russia's closest allies, but Lukashenka has been critical of Moscow's policies regarding Ukraine.

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  12. Joint Statement on the Third U.S.-Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral ConsultationsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Holtville Tribune

    Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed Erlan Abdyldaev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic, and the accompanying Kyrgyz delegation to Washington for the third round of United States - Kyrgyz Republic Annual Bilateral Consultations on April 8-10, 2015. The Secretary and Foreign Minister acknowledged that the consultations were an important opportunity to renew the bilateral relationship and review the impressive democratic, social, economic, security, and human rights gains made since the independence of the Kyrgyz Republic 24 years ago.

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  13. Dust storms sweeping across the Middle East are a mysteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Daily Mail

    Mystery surrounds spate of huge dust storms around the world this year which have grounded flights and blotted out the sun This year has seen a rash of massive dust storms around the world that have led to travel chaos and blocked out sunlight - but experts cannot pinpoint the reason behind the spate. This week incredible footage showed the moment an unusual 'apocalyptic' dust storm struck Belarus, turning day to night, and China has suffered four massive sandstorms since the start of the year.

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  14. AZAL announces new discountsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Today.Az

    Flying to several European and Asian countries will be cheaper for a short period, as Azerbaijan Airlines has announced another discount campaign. The country's biggest airline and national flag carrier offers a 20-percent sale for flights in the following directions: Roma, Milan, Paris, Prague, Dubai, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Lvov, Berlin, Bishkek and Minsk.

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  15. US Co-Chair to discuss Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Trend

    The US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick will discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in Houston with the Azerbaijani and Armenian communities of the United States, the diplomat tweeted Apr.16. "I'm traveling to Houston today to meet with the Azerbaijan and Armenian-American communities," he said.

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  16. Canada Joins Ukraine National Guard Training ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | U.S. Department of Defense

    The Defense Department announced today that Canada will be joining the DoD-State Department initiative to help train members of the Ukrainian National Guard which was announced last month. Speaking to reporters, Pentagon spokesman Army Col.

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  17. Obama guidance, press schedule, April 11, 12, 2015. PanamaRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Chicago Sun-Times

    On Saturday, the President will participate in a Summit of the Americas plenary session and take an official family photo. The plenary session and family photo will have travel pool coverage.

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  18. Belarusians rush to Ukrainian marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Charter97

    Thousands of Belarusians from near-border districts rush to markets in Ukraine's Volyn region. Shopping tours to Ukraine are popular among residents of the Brest and Homel regions of Belarus, because food in Ukraine costs twice as cheaper.

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  19. Another Karabakh War 'Unthinkable' For RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Armenian Liberty

    Russia -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian enter a hall before their meeting in Moscow, April 8, 2015 Russia is strongly opposed to any attempts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by military means, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday after talks with his visiting Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian. Lavrov also described Armenia as his country's "reliable partner and ally."

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  20. Yerevan Is Among Top Five CIS Capitals Visited By Russians In 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Groong

    YEREVAN IS AMONG TOP FIVE CIS CAPITALS VISITED BY RUSSIANS IN 2015 YEREVAN, April 7. / ARKA /. A Russian online hotel booking service Oktogo.ru has announced the most popular tourist destinations of Russian citizens in 2015 across the former Soviet Union.

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