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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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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Russia looks for ways to soften impact of food import bans

Russia will allow imports from neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan of food processed from Western raw materials as Moscow seeks to damp down domestic food price rises triggered by its ban on food imports from the West.

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Charter97

Lukashenka dismisses Yakabson

'The president of the Republic of Belarus issued an order to relieve Aliaksandr Yakabson of his duties as chairman of the State Control Committee in connection with transfer to another job.

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Putin's sanctions hit Belarusian trucking companies

The Ministry of Transport and Communications of Belarus says the restrictive measures hit Belarusian companies that transport goods in refrigerated trailers.

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Streamer "No to tortures!" emerged at entry road to Minsk

Over the last week the 'Haurus' art group held a series of actions against total lawless of Belarusian police.

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Hospitality Net

VI Hotels assumes management of Marriott Hotel Minsk

Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG , the biggest Austrian hotel operator, is acting as management partner for the 5-star Marriott Hotel Minsk.

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