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2 hrs ago | Charter97

Former chief of Klimavichy police department: I was framed

Aliaksandr Artsiomenka , a former chief of the police department in Klimavichy who was sentenced to 11 years in prison for taking a large bribery, says the criminal case against him was fabricated and his complaints are ignored by all agencies concerned, Belorusskie Novosti reports.

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Related Topix: Prison, Europe, World News

5 hrs ago | Charter97

Vaclau Areshka: Belarusians should offer rebuff to "Russian world"

Such a statement has been made to charter97.org website by a cultural studies scholar and a member of an organizing committee for creation of the Belarusian Movement Vatslau Areshka .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine

9 hrs ago | Charter97

Ticket inspectors at Minsk bus station extort money from passengers

As charter97.org has learnt, a conflict between a ticket inspector and passengers took place at the central bus station in Minsk.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Charter97

Stop kissing dictators' hands

I couldn't write this text for a long time, and the real reason for that became clear to me yesterday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Prison,

Charter97

Lithuanian foreign minister flies to Minsk

Anatol Liabedzka , the chairman of the United Civil Party, wrote on Facebook: "Leaders of opposition and civil society will meet with Lithuanian foreign minister Mr Linkevicius on Friday."

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Charter97

Russian flag on facade of shopping mall in Brest

The mall consisting of 300 shops is located at 129 Chyrvonahvardzeiskaya Street in Brest, charter97.org has learnt from a reader.

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Charter97

Stores to hide imported goods?

The new law "On state regulation of retail and food service facilities in the Republic of Belarus", which provides for a large range of Belarusian goods at the country's stores, waits for being approved by the Ministry of Justice, BelTA cites minister of trade Valiantsin Chakanau as saying at a press conference today.

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Charter97

Minsk left without EurAsEC loan's sixth tranche

BelaPAN learnt that from the director of the project group on financial loans of the anti-crisis fund's project section Alisher Mirzoev .

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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Belarus Travel

Charter97

Homiel city executive committee bans 40 rallies

The city executive committee did not issue an authorization for 40 rallies in the region center that activists scheduled on 27 July.

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Related Topix: Activism, Europe, World News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Goal.com

Champions League Review: Celtic coast through, BATE given scare

The Scottish champions defeated Icelandic outfit KR at Murrayfield to edge closer to the group stages of the competition, while the Belarus giants scraped through Virgil van Dijk and Teemu Pukki both scored twice as Celtic defeated KR 4-0 to reach the third qualifying round of the Champions League.

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Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey

Armenia's Issue In Customs Union Suspended By Turkey Hakob Badalyan, Political Commentator Comments - 21 July 2014, 17:36 The Russian minister of economy Alexey Ulyukayev announced after the meeting of G20 ministers of economy that Turkey is interested in the establishment of a free economic zone.

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Related Topix: Turkey, Middle East, Kazakhstan, Asia,

Charter97

Nadzezhda Yermakova: No cheap home loans

The statement was made by Nadzezhda Yermakova , the chief of the National Bank of Belarus, during a call-in conference with readers of Sovetskaya Belorussia newspaper.

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Charter97

Customs service's tricks: Pay for long queues

"I was to receive a parcel from abroad. It was sent by airmail. But customs officers said it was a long queue at the customs at the national airport Minsk, so they cannot check waybills on time and had to store parcels in the temporary storage warehouse.

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Charter97

Zhodzina football players on strike due to salary debt

Players of Torpedo-BelAZ appeared on the field in the match against Shakhtyor wearing shirts with a question mark on the back and the text "Does Zhodzina need football?", Komsomolskaya Pravda v Belarusi writes.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

AkiPress

11:11 Prosecutor's Offices of Kazakhstan and Belarus sign cooperation accord

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan Askhat Daulbayev met with Prosecutor General of Belarus Alexander Konyuk in Minsk on July 21, the press service of the Kazakhstan's Prosecutor's Office reports following the official visit of Daulbayev to Minsk.

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MSN Money

Putin's Ukraine policies spook Russian billionaires

Russia's richest businessmen are increasingly frantic that President Vladimir Putin's policies in Ukraine will lead to crippling sanctions and are too scared of reprisal to say so publicly, billionaires and analysts said.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Europe, World News, Aleksandr Lukashenko, Terrorism

Plastics News

China launches investments in Belarus

China is preparing to invest in a major bottle grade PET production project planned by the Belarus PET and polyester fibers producer Mogilevkhimvolokno to start up by 2016.

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Charter97

Polish musician barred from entering Belarus for songs about Lukashenka

Dariusz Malejonek , the founder and leader of Maleo Reggae Rockers, was denied a visa to Belarus.

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Charter97

Belarusians and Ukrainians held a rally in Kyiv

For what charter97.org learnt, during the event civic activists of both countries sent a note of protest against Belarus' official position on Ukraine and sent Lukashenka to retirement.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Transitions Online

Europe, U.S. Weigh More Russia Sanctions, UN Urges Belarus to End Executions

Plus, military suicides continue to alarm in Azerbaijan and the U.S. sends more troops to reassure Poland and the Baltics.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, World News,

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