About 500 fans came to the Belarusian town of Barysau to cheer for the Austrian football club Rapid Vienna (SK Rapid Wien). While the visiting team was playing against FC Dinamo Minsk, their supporters got to know how the Belarusian riot police do its job.
Belarus’ cooperation prospects with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), including a possible new cooperation program, were discussed at a meeting between president Alyaksandr Lukashenka and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Saturday.
A program meant to guide the introduction of structural reforms in Belarus’ real economy sector in 2016-2020 will be unveiled in mid-October, Taras Nadolny, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus during the 9th Russian National Banking Forum in Minsk on September, 25.
Mikalai Statkevich, a former political prisoner and presidential candidate-2010, held a meeting with voters in Minsk on Wednesday. About a thousand people turned up; even incumbent president Lukashenka was invited, but, as one might expect, failed to appear. It is him whom Statkevich’s pointed questions are addressed to.