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8 min ago | Charter97

Roman Bezsmertnyi: Lukashenka is not president but sitz-chairman of Russia's part

Roman Bezsmertnyi , a former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus , Maidan's supervisor during the Orange Revolution, deputy PM in Yuliya Timoshenko's government and chairman of the Third Ukrainian Republic party, said it to Radio Svaboda.

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4 hrs ago | The Economist

The Eurasian Union: The other EU

"IT IS like you've been dating a girl for a long time," grins Pavel Andreev, an editor at a state-controlled broadcaster, Rossiya Segodnya, explaining why it has taken so long to press ahead with the Eurasian Union.

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8 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross.

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11 hrs ago | Switched

Farmer's Almanac Predicts 'Super-Cold' Winter, More Snow In Eastern U.S.

The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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15 hrs ago | Charter97

Activists plan 21 pickets for visa-free travels to Poland and Lithuania

Activists of the campaign For Small Border Movement want to hold information pickets.

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19 hrs ago | Charter97

Mass transfer of military equipment in Belarus

A reader sent a video to charter97.org that he took yesterday near the village of Kalodzishchy near Minsk.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Gold futures edge lower ahead of Fed minutes

Investing.com - Gold futures traded below the key $1,300-level on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve''s July policy meeting later in the day for further clues about the timing of future interest rate hikes.

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Charter97

Prison not over for Autukhovich

The prosecutor of Vaukavysk district has not found any violations in the police ban for the former political prisoner to travel to Minsk for medical treatment.

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Switched

'Beautiful Little Soul': Therapy Bunnies Help Alzheimer's, Dementia Patients

It sounds almost too hopping cute to be true, but Teddy the therapy rabbit's first job was tending to his little sister Lulu.

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Belarus's Ministry of Agriculture: Rosselkhoznadzor's claims have no grounds

Minsk finds ungrounded the complaints that Belarus does not control the re-export of products that were banned by Russia.

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New York Daily News

Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper

Four people who climbed a Moscow skyscraper on Wednesday and attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire have been charged with vandalism by Russian police and may face three years in jail.

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Neatorama

The Luckiest Biker in Belarus

A dashcam in Mogilev, Belarus, caught footage of a motorcyclist crashing into the back end of a moving car.

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Charter97

New Qatar's land near Minsk

The Dubrova water storage basin, located in the triangle between the villages of Dubrovo-Prylepy-Hubichy, has become an object of close attention after Lukashenka presented a million dollars' worth piece of land there to the Quatari.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Charter97

Charges for cars to enter Minsk centre possible?

Cars became the cheapest and fastest means of transport in Minsk. More than a half of trips in Minsk are made in cars.

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Cybercast News Service

Putin to meet Ukrainian president in Minsk

The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart at an Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk, Belarus.

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CBC News

Putin to meet Ukrainian president in Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Ukrainian counterpart at an Aug. 26 meeting in Minsk, Belarus.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Ukrainian troops inch closer to rebel city Donetsk

Ukrainian government troops were fighting pro-Russian rebels in the streets of Luhansk on Tuesday and captured most of a town near the eastern city of Donetsk, tightening the noose around that key rebel-held stronghold, Ukrainian officials said.

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Charter97

Niasvizh resident fined for solidarity with Ukraine

The Niasvizh district court ruled that the activist must pay a fine for her poster 'No to Putin's war with Ukraine'.

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Executive gets fined for 750 thousand roubles for insulting worker

A worker of Orsha Electricity Networks has won a case in court, having sought for protection of dignity and honor.

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The Day

Human rights activist Ales Bialiatski on the threat of a union...

Head of the Belarusian Human Rights Center "Viasna" Ales Bialiatski, imprisoned for "tax evasion," spent almost 3 years behind bars, from August 4, 2011, to July 20, 2014.

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