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6 hrs ago | Foreign notes

Eurasian Economic Union crumbling part 2

In a previous blog I wrote Putin's Customs Union currently comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, is crumbling.

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10 hrs ago | Trend

Turkey concerned over latest developments in Ukraine

Turkey has expressed concern over allegations regarding Russia's latest activities in eastern Ukraine, Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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21 hrs ago | Charter97

Sikorski and Makei meet in Warsaw

Radoslaw Sikorski and Uladzimir Makei made statements to journalists after the meeting.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charter97

UN Committee finds violation of human rights of Homel activist

The Belarusian authorities violated the right of Vasil Paliakou, a deputy head of the United Civil Party, to peaceful assembly.

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USA Today

Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the release of Ukrainian soldiers who have become surrounded by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Charter97

Brest court: Lists of voters are classified materials

The complaint on the matter was sent to Brest Lenin district's court by the chairwoman of the city organization of the Belarusian leftist part 'Just World' Ludmila Dzienisienka , who had taken part in the electoral campaign as a runner for a seat in the city council, the web-site of the Viasna human rights center reports.

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Charter97

Activist arrested for 10 days for leaflets about strike

He was on his way home after work. He lives in the hostel of the Belarusian State University of Radioelectronics, as he is a 5th-year student.

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Charter97

Activists to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus for extremism

Leaders of Mahilou-based departments of independent trade unions say they want to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus TV channels for extremism.

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Agricultural Market

Belarus is continuing harvesting of late grains

According to operative data as of August 29, Belarus is continuing harvesting of agricultural crops, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

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OpEdNews

From Minsk to Wales, Germany is the key

The road to the Minsk summit this past Tuesday began to be paved when German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked to ARD public TV after her brief visit to Kiev on Saturday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

GretaWire

Un Ambassador Samantha Power - remarks at Security Council Session on Ukraine

Remarks by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, at a Security Council Session on Ukraine, August 28, 2014 Mr. President, representatives on this Council, this is our 24th session to try to rein in Russia's aggressive acts in Ukraine.

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Mirror.co.uk

Vladimir Putin is 'dragging West towards new Cold War with illegal invasion of Ukraine'

David Cameron spoke out as Nato said Russia had sent 1,000 heavily armed troops to join separatists in a "significant escalation" in "military interference" He spoke out as Nato said Russia had sent 1,000 heavily armed troops to join separatists in a "significant escalation" in "military interference".

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Switched

Clever Panda May Have Faked Pregnancy For More Food

When Ai Hin the panda started showing signs of pregnancy earlier this year, the world got pretty darn excited.

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Charter97

Pavel Seviarynets: Scared Europeans ready to shake hands with anybody

Pavel Seviarynets , a co-head of the organising committee to create the Belarusian Christian Democracy party, said it to charter97.org .

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Charter97

Ales Bialatski: Regime in Belarus looks for benefit to gain from Ukraine's misfortune

Before the meeting of Petro Poroshenko and the leaderships of the Customs and European Unions the authorities arrested opposition activists: police took a Young Front activist Dzmitry Kramianietski straight from home, while a Zmena activist Paviel Vinahradau was accused of disorderly conduct and jailed for 10 days.

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International Business Times

Ukraine Ceasefire Looks Remote As Putin Talks Tough At Meeting With Poroshenko

Foreign citizens working and living in Ukraine wave the flags of their countries during a rally demanding justice for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, at Independence Square in Kiev July 27, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Charter97

Minsk city executive committee: Injured at work - pay a fine

There is a proposal to amend the Administrative Offences Code of Belarus, and to introduce sanctions against employees who violate requirements of occupational health and safety.

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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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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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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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