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Pavel Seviarynets , a former political prisoner and a co-head of the organizing committee to create the Belarusian Christian Democracy party, spoke to charter97.org about the latest events in Ukraine.
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"A friend of mine writes that he transferred from a workshop to the security department, because there's no work.
The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and extending the growing season.
"Car tax reliefs will be minimum. They will be applied only to the cars owned by disabled persons, public transport, ambulances and rescue vehicles," Kharkavets said on Thursday in the parliament when introducing the draft law on amendments to certain laws of the Republic of Belarus on business, taxation and administrative responsibility.
Siarhei Androsenka, center back, 24-year-old leader of GayBelarus, meets with his friends at home in Minsk, Belarus.
Activists say they'll proceed anyway after officials in Minsk, Belarus banned two upcoming gay rights events, Radio Free Europe reports : Authorities blamed their decision not to allow a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender march planned for December 11 and a gay-rights rally planned for December 12 on "technical" and timing problems.
The information was released by Yevgeny Rokalo , Head of the Central Office for Automobile Roads of the Belarusian Transport and Communications Ministry, at a roundtable session on 12 December, BelTA has learned.
The issue of employment and working relations has recently become sensitive in Belarus.
The government of the Republic of Belarus has reduced the price of its 51% stake in joint venture mobile operator billion previously, as it looks to complete the sale of the unit by 6 February 2014.
Just as Russia is trying to woo other countries into its Customs Union, a free-trade zone, officials in Belarus are complaining that membership has done little for their country, Belarus Digest reports .
Considering present-day global economic situation, Europe is in desperate need of expanding its products and services to other countries.
I saw that in Minsk, also in December, but three years earlier, in 2010. The year the dictatorship celebrated its 16th anniversary, dozens of thousands of Belarusians went to the streets to demand changes, despite years of repressions and elimination of all rights and democratic freedoms.
Zmitser Bandarenka , a coordinator of the civil campaign European Belarus and former political prisoner, discussed the attack on protesters in Kiev with charter97.org .
Armenia -- Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian and Board chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission Viktor Khristenko signing a memorandum on increased cooperation between the ECE and Armenia in Yerevan, November 6, 2013 Armenian officials and representatives of the Customs Union have all but worked out a "roadmap" for Armenia's membership of the ... (more)
Uladzimir Arlou, Liavon Barshcheuski and other well-known public figures standing against the closure of the museum give a special press conference at 3 Chernyshevsky Street at 12 noon on December 11. The literary museum of Maksim Bahdanovich is one of the best Minsk's museums.
Gay-rights activist Ihar Tsikhanyuk says police dragged him out of the hospital where he was undergoing treatment for a stomach ulcer and took him to a police station, where he was repeatedly beaten, insulted, and grilled about his sexual life.