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2 hrs ago | Charter97
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.
Should vaccinations for children be legally required?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
6 hrs ago | Charter97
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.
Vladislav Baumgertner was detained in Minsk in August after Uralkali quit Belarus Potash Co, its cartel joint venture with Belaruskali, the state-run producer in Russia's ally Belarus, a move which triggered a drop in prices for the fertilizer that infuriated the former Soviet nation's president, Alexander Lukashenko.
A criminal case was opened by the organised crime department of the Radahskovichy district police department, where the suspect lives.
What was it like to live in the leafy Shire, the starting point of Bilbo Baggins' trek in "The Hobbit"? A tree lies across a brook near the village of Liadskoye 370 km south-west of Minsk on April 29, 2009 And how did Frodo and Sam feel as, step by step, they made their way across the heat-blasted wastes of Mordor in the climax of "The Lord of the ... (more)
Police in Belarus have released a priest who was being held on treason charges, but he remains under house arrest, and prosecutors consider to investigate his case, the Forum 18 news service reports.
ARMENIA'S ACCESSION TO CUSTOMS UNION WILL BOOST INVESTMENT CLIMATE - PUTIN Interfax, Russia Dec 3 2013 GYUMRI .
The on-duty flight of Russian Su-27 fighter jets will land at the aerodrome in Baranavichy in the coming days.
We would remind that in early November it came out that Lukashenka appointed Leanid Malcau , who was the previous State Secretary of the Security Council, the chairman of the State Border Control Committee.
He is suspected of accepting a large bribe. The lieutenant colonel working for the Investigation Committee as a deputy head of the investigation department for the Minsk district is accused of violating part 3 of article 430 of the Criminal Code of Belarus , Yezhednevnik writes.