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3 hrs ago | Charter97

Local police chief in Mozyr stopped for drunk-driving

The criminal case has not been opened. As a rule, in such cases drunk drivers are responsible under an article of the Administrative Code.

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7 hrs ago | BBC News

Is the 'last dictator' turning on Russia?

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko prefers to speak Russian in public, but recently delivered a key speech in the long-neglected Belarusian language.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Charter97

Raman Yakauleuski: Lukashenka wants to earn on Russia's loss of...

Representatives of more than 40 countries are expected to visit it. A Russian delegation headed by deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin will arrive.

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TMCnet

Fleet Management Systems to Experience Rapid Growth in Russia, Eastern Europe Through 2018

If you provide fleet management in Russia and Eastern Europe , the next few years should be prosperous.

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Rediff.com

Photos: Animals caught in the fury of floods

But one aspect that has received far less attention has been the impact that floods have on animals.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, World News, China, Asia, Taiwan, Tornado, Hurricane

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Transitions Online

Europe, U.S. Weigh More Russia Sanctions, UN Urges Belarus to End Executions

Plus, military suicides continue to alarm in Azerbaijan and the U.S. sends more troops to reassure Poland and the Baltics.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, World News,

Charter97

Will Paludzen, Snyahir and Azaronak be amnestied?

According to experts, several former high-ranking officers of power structures and law-enforcing agencies could expect to be amnestied.

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Charter97

What Belarusian depositors should expect in near future?

Experts believe that the creeping devaluation is to continue, and the authorities will try to hold citizens' deposits in banks.

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Charter97

Servicemen and rescuers not allowed to obtain Card of Pole

A ban on obtaining the Card of the Pole has been imposed today for officers of the Emergency Ministry and army officers.

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Charter97

"Potato beetle" ribbons now in all share taxis in Minsk?

"Ribbons of St George recently appeared in all share taxis in Minsk. They could be seen occasionally in few minibuses, but it has become a trend," he writes.

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Charter97

Mikalai Autukhovich gets permission to go to Minsk for treatment

The police of Vaukavysk finally allowed the former political prisoner to go to the Belarusian capital for a medical examination.

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Charter97

14 years ago journalist Dzmitry Zavadski was abducted

Early in the morning on 7 July 2000 Dzmitry Zavadski , who at the time worked for the Russian ORT TV channel , went to the national airport Minsk.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Sweden Defeated at the Battle of Poltava

It is widely believed to have been the beginning of Sweden's decline as a Great Power; as Russia took their place as the leading nation of north-eastern Europe.

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Charter97

Rogozin to visit military exhibition in Minsk

The 7th international exhibition of arms and military machinery MILEX-2014 takes place in Minsk on July 9 - July 12. "The Russian delegation headed by deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin is expected to visit the exhibition," a representative of BelExpo said.

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TheDailyBeast.com

Belarus's Anti-KGB Agit-Theater

In Putin's backyard, a renegade theater troupe has been speaking truth to dictatorship, even as the dream of democracy becomes ever more elusive.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Czech Republic, Europe, World News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News,

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

ADN's 'Atlant Telecom' brand connects 100,000 residential subscribers

Belarusian altnet Alternative Digital Network , which provides services under the Atlant Telecom and Shparki Damavik brands, says the number of residential users connected to its Ethernet-based network has reached the 100,000 mark.

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The Free Dictionary

Marc Chagall

Art critic Robert Hughes referred to Chagall as "the quintessential Jewish artist of the twentieth century".

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Sunday Herald

Fixing probe into Dons match

It is thought that anti-corruption unit FederBet will submit a report to Uefa this week which highlights irregularities in the betting markets.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Charter97

Belarus is a Litmus Test for Values

Belarus is crucially important for the strategy of freedom, for defending freedom in Ukraine and for bringing freedom to the region.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Aleksandr Lukashenko

Transitions Online

Europe, U.S. Weigh More Russia Sanctions, UN Urges Belarus to End Executions

Plus, military suicides continue to alarm in Azerbaijan and the U.S. sends more troops to reassure Poland and the Baltics.

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Related Topix: Prison, Death Penalty, World News,

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