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3 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

7 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Belarus Travel, United Kingdom, Lincolnshire County, England

11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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Trend

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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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News

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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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Poland, Ukraine

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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Charter97

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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Charter97

Non-governmental organizations in Belarus condemn occupation of Crimea

We, citizens of the Republic of Belarus, representatives of a wide spectrum of civil society organizations, political parties, trade unions, public organizations and initiatives, condemn the official position of the Republic of Belarus at the UN General Assembly on 27 March 2014 and support the resolution on Ukraine's territorial integrity.

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ARMINFO news agency

Single currency for Customs Union countries may be introduced in 2020 ...

The single currency for the countries of the Customs Union and the currently formed Eurasian Economic Union will be introduced not earlier than in 2020, say AmRating Armenian Rating Agency analysts.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Kazakhstan, Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev

Charter97

Ukrainian ambassador has returned to Minsk

'The ambassador was not withdrawn from Minsk. He went to Kyiv for consultations.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Charter97

Director of Luninets utilities company uses budget funds to pave road for own needs

The director of a public utilities company is suspected of ordering his employees to pave a territory of 1,000 square metres near his house with asphalt last September.

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Charter97

Makei promises political support to Assad

Former ambassador of Syria to Belarus Farouk Taha , who had worked in Belarus since 2007, fled to a European country.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Charter97

$20,000 bribe for job at Minskkoopvtorresursy recycling company

One has to pay from 15,000 to 20,000 dollars to get a job at a scrap metal recycling plant in Minsk.

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