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2 hrs ago | Charter97

Sole traders: If stifled by inspections, we are to strike again

Charter97.org website has been informed about that by the coordinator of the organizing committee for creation of the trade union of entrepreneurs "Vmeste" Iryna Yaskevich .

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6 hrs ago | Charter97

Ban on Pole's Card for army officers and rescuers found "legal"

It has been declared that the law prohibiting officers of the Emergency Ministry and the army to obtain the Card of the Pole complies with the Constitution.

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11 hrs ago | Charter97

No stability in Belarus

American portal BuzzFeed wrote about the situation in our state after the world premiere of HBO movie "Dangerous Acts Starring the Unstable Elements of Belarus".

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin,

15 hrs ago | Charter97

Siarhei Rutenka: Many things in Belarusian handball are sheer enthusiasm

"We would like to end our career and leave young players, who are better then we, behind us.

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15 hrs ago | Nerve News

Belarus offers to replace Ukraine as Russia's military equipment supplier

"Russia does not intend to sever ties with Ukraine's defence industry, but such severance may take place, said the official."

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Charter97

Court forbids Minsk residents to discuss water quality

The Minks city court considered the appeal of Minsk residents against the decision of the Maskouski district court that refused to allow public hearings.

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The St. Petersburg Times

The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract to give Belarus...

Russia has signed a contract to give Belarus four S-300 air defense systems free of charge.

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Weekday Magazine

House Arrest Prolonged For Former CEO Of Russia's Potash Giant

Baumgertner was arrested in Belarusian capital -- Minsk, in August last year, days after he withdrew his company from a joint venture with a Belarusian state company.

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Charter97

Local police chief in Mozyr stopped for drunk-driving

The criminal case has not been opened. As a rule, in such cases drunk drivers are responsible under an article of the Administrative Code.

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BBC News

Is the 'last dictator' turning on Russia?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko prefers to speak Russian in public, but recently delivered a key speech in the long-neglected Belarusian language.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Charter97

Raman Yakauleuski: Lukashenka wants to earn on Russia's loss of...

Representatives of more than 40 countries are expected to visit it. A Russian delegation headed by deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin will arrive.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

TMCnet

Fleet Management Systems to Experience Rapid Growth in Russia, Eastern Europe Through 2018

If you provide fleet management in Russia and Eastern Europe , the next few years should be prosperous.

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Rediff.com

Photos: Animals caught in the fury of floods

But one aspect that has received far less attention has been the impact that floods have on animals.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, World News, China, Asia, Taiwan, Tornado, Hurricane

Tue Jul 08, 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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Charter97

Will Paludzen, Snyahir and Azaronak be amnestied?

According to experts, several former high-ranking officers of power structures and law-enforcing agencies could expect to be amnestied.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Prison

Charter97

What Belarusian depositors should expect in near future?

Experts believe that the creeping devaluation is to continue, and the authorities will try to hold citizens' deposits in banks.

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Charter97

Servicemen and rescuers not allowed to obtain Card of Pole

A ban on obtaining the Card of the Pole has been imposed today for officers of the Emergency Ministry and army officers.

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Charter97

"Potato beetle" ribbons now in all share taxis in Minsk?

"Ribbons of St George recently appeared in all share taxis in Minsk. They could be seen occasionally in few minibuses, but it has become a trend," he writes.

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Charter97

Mikalai Autukhovich gets permission to go to Minsk for treatment

The police of Vaukavysk finally allowed the former political prisoner to go to the Belarusian capital for a medical examination.

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Charter97

14 years ago journalist Dzmitry Zavadski was abducted

Early in the morning on 7 July 2000 Dzmitry Zavadski , who at the time worked for the Russian ORT TV channel , went to the national airport Minsk.

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