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53 min ago | The Washington Post

Ukraine says Russia stepping up military activity in Crimea

Ukraine accused Russia on Wednesday of stepping up military activity in the annexed territory of Crimea and sending in troops to help separatists near a key seaport in southeastern Ukraine.

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4 hrs ago | Charter97

Russia hinders the road for smuggled goods from Belarus

Ten shipments of fruits and vegetables from Belarus have been banned from being imported to the territory of Russia.

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9 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

MTS Belarus extends Ethernet coverage in Minsk and other regional centres

Belarus has expanded its Ethernet network to more residential areas in the capital Minsk and other regional centres, and announced a cut in internet tariffs - effective 1 September.

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13 hrs ago | Charter97

Chinese military will be trained in Belarus

It was headed by the deputy head of the chief department for combat training of the General Headquarters of the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China major-general Fan Bei Tsun .

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15 hrs ago | AkiPress

09:31 Nazarbayev calls for truce in Ukraine, says Kazakhstan ready to give humanitarian aid

Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev calls all the sides to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine and said Kazakhstan is ready to give its humanitarian aid speaking at the Minsk summit of the presidents of Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and high representatives of the EU on August 26. "We urge to stop immediately the humanitarian catastrophe ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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FIRED UP: Floating Outfit Project presents In Case of Fire, Run for the Elevator by Boyzie Cekwana at the Live Art Festival.

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Charter97

Passengers of Minsk metro to face tougher security checks

As many as 24 zones for the personal examination of passengers, examination of their luggage will be arranged at 14 stations of the Minsk metro system in September 2014.

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WTOC-TV Savannah

Putin and Poroshenko meet for bilateral talks

A new international draft report says global warming is here, human-caused and can already be considered dangerous.

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Charter97

Talks in Minsk held behind the closed doors

Vladimir Putin has arrived to the Belarusian capital, but it is not known so far whether his bilateral meeting with Ukrainian president is to take place.

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Agricultural Market

Belarus continued harvesting late grains

According to operative data as of August 26, Belarus continued harvesting agricultural crops, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

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Southeast Ukraine shelled on possible new front

Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine's far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage.

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Shelling rocks part of southeastern Ukraine; 10 Russian soldiers reported captured near border

Towering columns of smoke rose Tuesday from outside a city in Ukraine's far southeast after what residents said was a heavy artillery barrage.

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Belarusian Opposition Activist Gets 10 Days In Jail

The Moscow District Court in Minsk found the activist, Paval Vinahradau, guilty of using vulgar words in public on August 25 and sentenced him the same day.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Charter97

Photo fact: Posters in Brest to celebrate 500th anniversary of Vorsha battle victory

For what charter97.org learnt, they were disseminated by the activists of the 'Free City' initiative.

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Charter97

Extremism commission to evaluate information products

The republican expert commission on the evaluation of information products on signs of extremism will be created in Belarus.

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Charter97

Shayeu and Kudravets settled down in Drazdy-2

The chairman of the Investigations Committee and CEO of the Belarusian Potash Company have become the new residents of the elite settlements near Minsk.

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Why Merkel is Eurpoe's go-to leader

TOUGH STAND: German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives to meet with Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko in Kiev on August 23. Germany's democratic polity and culture run deep, enthusiastically and seriously embraced by Germans She can't help it.

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Charter97

Belarus became independent 23 years ago

The historic meeting of the Supreme Council of the Belarusian Soviet Socialistic Republic was held on August 25, 1991.

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Charter97

FSB detains bus with Belarusians going to Katyn

Today, on the occasion of the International day of remembrance of the victims of Stalinism and Nazism, civic and human rights activists from Belarus planned on commemorating the Katyn victims at the site of the tragedy.

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AkiPress

15:25 Kazakhstani and Belarus Presidents discuss upcoming meeting with Ukraine in Minsk

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko had a telephone conversation with his Kazakhstani counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev on 25 August, the Belarus presidential press service reported August 25. The heads of state discuss the issues related to the forthcoming high-level meeting of the Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine with the ... (more)

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