The Council of the European Union made a decision to suspend sanctions against Belarus for the period of four months, France’s Secretary of State for European Affairs Harlem Desir said on Monday.
The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe say that Sunday’s presidential vote in Belarus fell short of the country’s democratic commitments
According to the National Statistical Committee, compared to December last year, food prices grew by 7%, non-food products – by 10.1%, services – 13.4%.
Five activists of the anarchist movement were detained near Independence Square in Minsk on Sunday evening.
The swearing-in ceremony of the newly-elected president is to take place no later than December, 11, Lidziya Yarmoshyna, the chair of the Belarusian Cenral Election Commission, said.
Belsat.eu received a report of one of the independent observers in Minsk. Zmicier Sauka describes how the elections at his station were rigged.
Polish journalist Maria Przełomiec says that the West is too busy with its own problems now. In her opinion, it is not interested in what is happening in Belarus.
President Alyaksandr Lukashenka voiced his attitude towards the fact that the Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich had been awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Is Belarus a bellwether for democracy, resistant to the forces of history, or simply stuck with the Kremlin? Belsat TV journalist Hanna Liubakova is brooding about the subject on newamerica.org.
The deployment of a Russian airbase in Belarus has never been discussed, Belarusian president Alyaksandr Lukashenka said on Tuesday.
The EU Court in Luxembourg Tuesday annulled asset freeze measures imposed in 2012 on Yury Chyzh, a Belarusian tycoon, and two of his firms, Triple and Dynamo Minsk.
Early voting at the presidential election in Belarus has started on Tuesday. Belarusian human rights activists state every time Belarusian military, students and civil servants are forced to vote early.
Chairman of the ‘Commonwealth’ trade union is campaigning for the head of Belarus and is looking forward to ‘constructivism’ of the officials.
Anonymous musicians who call themselves ‘underground Belarusian group NEXTA’ have made a cover of the song ‘No Way Out’ by the Russian band ‘Spleen’.
Presidential candidate Tatsiana Karatkevich filed a complaint against Alyaksandr Lukashenka.