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1 hr ago | Charter97

Aliaksandr Makaeu sentenced to 15 days for prayer

"The trial was held in Minsk's Maskouski district court. It began during the lunch time, so nobody was allowed to enter the courtroom.

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5 hrs ago | Charter97

Lukashenka frees Gutseriyev's Slavkali from tax penalties

Lukashenka signed decree No. 370 of July 24, 2014, that forgives tax violations of Slavkali, which was created by Russian oligarch Mikhail Gutserieyv , Lukashenka's big friend, to develop potash deposits, AFN reports.

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6 hrs ago | Charter97

Ales Bialatski: We must not allow situation Belarus to get "Azerbaijanized"

Such an opinion came in an interview to BelaPAN from a former political prisoner, human rights activist Ales Bialatski , who visited a number of the EU countries in early July and met representatives of the EU institutions.

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7 hrs ago | Charter97

Mercenaries for Donbas terrorists get transported there via Belarus

They were detained on 25 July while trying to recruit two residents of the Ternopil region, UNIAN reports with a reference to the Ukraine Security Service department for Ternopil region.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

EUobserver

[Analysis] EU sanctions on Russia hurt more than it seems

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International Monetary Fund

Republic of Belarus: IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with

On July 16, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with the Republic of Belarus.

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Charter97

Lukashenka demands take cars away from those who litter

Lukashenka announced a new suggestion today. He brought attention to the point that citizens, especially in private residential areas and in villages, must take active part in maintaining order.

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Charter97

Linkevicius and Miasnikovich discussed cooperation

The issues of bilateral cooperation as well as the relations alongside the EU line were discussed at the meeting of the prime ministers of Belarus and Lithuania.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Charter97

People in Belarus risk to die before receiving donated blood

Belarusians have slim chances to save their family members by donating blood if a relative is hospitalized in another city, because there is no republican database of blood donors.

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BleacherReport

5 Key Questions Going into Tyson Fury vs. Alexander Ustinov

Surprise news broke Wednesday that Alexander Ustinov would be the man to replace the injured Dereck Chisora in Saturday's main event fight against Tyson Fury, per BBC Sport .

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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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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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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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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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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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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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