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2 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Iran says strong ties with Belarus will benefit regional stability

TEHRAN Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday that Iran gives great importance to expansion of ties with Belarus which in effect will help promote regional stability.

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4 hrs ago | Reuters

Belarus signals interest in resolving row with Uralkali

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko signaled to Russian potash producer Uralkali on Friday that he was interested in ending a nine-month dispute that has hurt both sides.

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5 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Minsk Allows Belarus Opposition To Hold Chornobyl March

City authorities say they will allow Belarusian opposition groups to hold a "Chornobyl Path" march on April 26. The leader of the opposition Belarusian Popular Front party, Alyaksey Yanukevich, told RFE/RL on April 18 that the authorities have changed the route of the planned march, however, and said it must also be held several hours later than ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Charter97

Chernobyl Way rally: From Academy of Science to Bangalore Square

Organisers of the Chernobyl Way rally received a reply from the Minsk authorities allowing to have a march on April 26 along Nezalezhnastsi Avenue and Surhanava Street to the People's Friendship Park.

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10 hrs ago | Charter97

Portraits of political prisoner Vaskovich hung in Minsk metro

The Young Christian Democrats have held a rally in Minsk metro, and once again they reminded with the help of leaflets to Minsk dwellers and the authorities about the situation with Belarusian political prisoners, and first of all with the member of the Belarusian Christian Democracy Yauhen Vaskovich , the press-service of the Belarusian Christian ... (more)

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Armenian Liberty

Date Set For Armenia's Accession Treaty With Russian-Led Union

Russia -- Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbaev, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarus President Alyaksandr Lukashenka speak during their meeting in Putin's Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, March 5, 2014 With less than two weeks to go before the signing of an accession treaty with the Customs Union, Armenia has not yet secured vital ... (more)

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Charter97

Dictatorship always means war

The largest international online-edition The Huffington Post published the article of charter97.org editor-in-chief Natallia Radzina "Dictatorship always means war".

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Lynn News

Sutton Bridge guide raising money for Minsk trip

Gemma Overson, 16, a student at Lynn's King Edward VII School, is one of just eight Lincolnshire guides chosen to take part in a trip to Minsk, in Belarus, designed to strengthen relationships with units there and give members an insight into other cultures and lifestyles.

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TeleGeography CommsUpdate

MTS Belarus secures fourth channel to boost 3G bandwidth

Belarus has reportedly been allocated a fourth mobile radio frequency channel to boost its 3G/3G+ mobile bandwidth capabilities, ahead of the country hosting the upcoming World Hockey Championship, due to be held in the capital Minsk in May. Further, at a meeting attended by its Belarus confirmed its intentions to hold on to the fourth carrier ... (more)

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Charter97

Belarusian special-ops units and Russian airborne troops training at Ukrainian border

Joint military exercise of Belarusian special-ops units and Russian airborne troops divisions has started in the territory of Belarus.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Charter97

Two new aircraft for Belarusian air carrier Belavia soon

Lukashenka was informed about the acquisition at the government conference held in the National Airport Minsk on 15 April to discuss the airport's development prospects, the press service of the head of state told BelTA.

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Iran, Belarus to discuss development of bilateral relations

The development of bilateral ties between Tehran and Minsk will be discussed as part of the visit, Larijani told the media on April 16 before departure.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Charter97

Putin and Nazarbayev to visit Minsk

It was said today by Belarusian prime minister Mikhail Miasnikovich at the meeting with Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev , BelTA reports.

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Charter97

Two Catholic priests expelled from Belarus

'Priest Roman Szulc from Mahilou won't continue his service. A Franciscan priest from Ivianets didn't receive permission to serve,' Interfax quotes Archbishop of the Minsk-Mahileu Metropolitan Tadeusz Kondrusiewicz as saying to journalists.

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Charter97

Belstat: Nearly 20% enterprises unprofitable in Belarus

On the outcomes of the operations in January-February 2014 1543 organizations turned out to be unprofitable, which comprises 19.3% of the total number.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Charter97

Zianok Pazniak: Putin is ready to invade Ukraine from Belarus

This was stated by the chairman of the Conservative Christian Party BPF Zianok Pazniak during his yesterday's speech in the assembly hall of the Belarusian Autocephalous Orthodox Church cathedral in New York.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Weekday Magazine

Belarusian Leader Speaks Against Federalization In Ukraine

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka welomes Ukrainian counterpart Viktor Yanukovych at a welcoming ceremony before the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Minsk in October 2013.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Charter97

Solidarity with Belarus: Lyapis Trubetskoy's Concert in Warsaw

It started at 7 p.m. local time in Krakow suburb in the center of Warsaw. This year a show of a cult Polish band Maleo Reggae Rockers, Kozak System and two Belarusian bands, Amaroka and Lyapis Trubetskoy.

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Charter97

Minsk metro bombing occurred three years ago

Two natives of Vitsebsk Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzislau Kavalyou were charged with the bombing.

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Authorities ignore anniversary of metro bombing

The blast killed 15 people and injured 387. Dzmitry Kanavalau and Uladzislau Kavaliou of Vitebsk were accused of organising the blast.

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