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Trial Date Set For Belarusian Union Leaders Charged With Tax Evasion

Die, 2018-07-17 13:50
The leader of an independent trade union in Belarus says he and his accountant have been summoned to appear in court on July 30 to face trial on tax evasion charges.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarusian Fine For Gay Activist's Photos Hits 'Absurd New Low,' Amnesty Says

Die, 2018-07-17 12:29
A Belarusian court has found a gay activist who posed for a photo holding a poster guilty of violating public assembly laws in what Amnesty International has called an "absurd new low in persecuting peaceful LGBTI activists."
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Prosecutor Seeks Three Years In Prison For Belarusian Journalist

Mon, 2018-07-16 13:50
A Belarusian prosecutor in Minsk has asked the court to give a three-year prison sentence to a journalist reporting on the conflict in eastern Ukraine, where he was held by Russia-backed separatists in 2014.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarus Refuses Asylum For Uzbek Transgender Woman

Fre, 2018-07-13 16:38
Belarusian authorities have refused asylum to a transgender woman from Uzbekistan who says she will face torture and abuse if she goes back.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Russian 'Novichok' Beer Has Some Belarusian Drinkers Hopping Mad

Die, 2018-07-10 18:20
A Russian-made beer mocking the nerve-agent poisoning of a Russian ex-spy in Britain has drawn fire from critics in Belarus after it hit the shelves in Minsk.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarusian Journalist Is Tried On Charge Of Assaulting Police Officer

Die, 2018-07-10 12:12
A Belarusian journalist known for his reports on the war in eastern Ukraine, where he was held by Russia-backed separatists in 2014, is on trial on a charge of assaulting a police officer.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Planned Belarusian Nuclear Plant Passes 'Stress Test,' Neighboring Lithuania Still Worried

Die, 2018-07-03 15:57
The planned Belarusian nuclear power plant at Astravets has "generally met the requirements" of a European Union "stress test" designed to avert repeats of the Fukushima disaster, while the controversial issue of the site -- less than 50 kilometers from the Lithuanian capital -- was not addressed in the test.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarusian Opposition Leader Statkevich Detained On Way To Rally

Die, 2018-07-03 15:31
Prominent Belarusian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich has been detained on his way to a rally meant to mock authoritarian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka on the former Soviet republic's Independence Day.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Lukashenka, Opponents Mark Belarusian Independence Day; Several Detained

Die, 2018-07-03 11:49
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has addressed a military parade marking the country's Independence Day, saying his government is pursuing peaceful and constructive ties with Russia, China, and the West.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

In Provocative Move, Putin Names Regiments After Ukrainian Cities, Warsaw, Berlin

Mon, 2018-07-02 13:11
Russian President Vladimir Putin has named several military units after cities or other places in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Germany, and Romania, a step that may be seen as provocative by people in those countries.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarusians Protesting Restaurant At Stalin-Era Execution Site Detained, Jailed

Mon, 2018-07-02 11:09
Several activists protesting against the opening of a restaurant at a site near Minsk where thousands of people were executed by the Soviet secret police were detained over the weekend, and some of them were jailed.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Lukashenka Calls For Remembrance Of Trostenets Nazi Death Camp Near Minsk

Fre, 2018-06-29 18:56
A memorial honoring victims of Trostenets, a Nazi extermination camp near Minsk, has been unveiled by Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka together with delegations from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, and Poland.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Top-Level Delegations In Minsk To Unveil Memorial To Victims Of Nazi Camp

Fre, 2018-06-29 13:16
Delegations from Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel, and Poland have arrived in Minsk to unveil a memorial to the victims of a Nazi extermination camp near the Belarusian capital.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

'Worst Human Traffickers' Include Russia, Belarus, Iran, Turkmenistan

Don, 2018-06-28 22:14
In a new report, the U.S. State Department says Belarus, Iran, Russia, and Turkmenistan remain among the worst offenders of human trafficking and forced labor.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

UN Rights Rapporteur Laments Lack Of Improvement In 'Kafkaesque' Belarus

Mon, 2018-06-25 13:20
Belarusians continue to live under severe restrictions on freedom of assembly and other rights after nearly a quarter-century under President Alyaksandr Lukashenka, UN special rapporteur Miklos Haraszti has told RFE/RL.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Lukashenka Hails 'Friendly' Belarus-EU Ties

Don, 2018-06-21 14:19
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has hailed the improvement of relations between his country and the European Union, saying he sees economic ties to be the "foundation" of Minsk’s partnership with the bloc.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Eating Over The Bones At Stalin Killing Field?

Die, 2018-06-19 18:13
The opening of a restaurant a few dozen meters from a Stalin-era killing field in Belarus has sparked uproar among those who say the crimes that took place there should never be forgotten.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarus Suspends Two Death Sentences, Rights Group Says

Fre, 2018-06-15 10:05
The Supreme Court of Belarus has suspended two death sentences, the Minsk-based Vyasna (Spring) human rights center says.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

Belarus Passes Legislation Against 'Fake News' Media

Don, 2018-06-14 21:18
Belarusian lawmakers have passed controversial amendments to the country's media laws despite claims by domestic and international groups that the move risks leading to further censorship of the press.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild

European Commission Seeks Budget Hike For 'Neighborhood' Countries

Don, 2018-06-14 17:37
The European Commission is proposing a 30 percent increase in its 2021-27 external-action budget, with a focus set on helping countries in its southern and eastern “neighborhoods” to raise standards in their efforts to join the European Union.
Kategorien: Belarus Pressebild