The 'advanced' version of the USSR: Lukashenko and Putin signed programs to unify the legislation of Russia and Belarus

Russia and Belarus on November 4 approved 28 sectoral union programs, as well as the updated Military Doctrine and the Concept of Migration Policy, Novoye Vremya reports. In September, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko, in an interview with CNN, commented on the information about the possible entry of Belarus into the Russian ...

The court in Belarus sentenced the husband of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya and other oppositionists to huge terms

A court in Gomel sentenced blogger and opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky to 18 years in a maximum security colony, the BBC reports. The court also passed sentences to those involved in the so-called "Tikhanovsky case": the politician Mikalai Statkevich, who ran for the presidency in 2010, received 14 years ...

Screening of a film about the protests in Belarus

During the presidential elections in Belarus in the summer of 2020, three actors from the underground theater “Belarusian Free Theater” in Minsk fell into a whirlpool of mass protests. But the voice of the people was brutally suppressed by the regime's security apparatus. Members of the theater troupe and many others were arrested. ...

The crisis of migrants on the border of Poland and Belarus is getting worse: several people died from hypothermia

People freeze in the woods. The BBC reports on the migrant crisis on the border between Poland and Belarus. Shots, bonfires, tents, soldiers, tear gas and thousands of refugees - all this is observed on one of the sections of the border between Poland and Belarus, where a serious confrontation is taking place ...

Lukashenka regime forcibly closes US diplomatic offices in Minsk and forces staff to be fired

The US Embassy in Belarus reported that the authorities of the Republic are forcibly closing many offices and forcing the mission to fire more than 20 Belarusian employees. It is known that Belarus requires the closure of the offices of the Public Relations Department of the Embassy and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), including ...

Seminar on Jews in Belarus

The Jewish history of Belarus is rich, cheerful, traumatic, fascinating, and almost never talked about. The modern country of Belarus originates from the Slavic peoples who came here in the early Middle Ages. The territory was ruled by Lithuania, Poland and Russia at different times. She was captured ...

Warsaw said that Belarusian security forces fired at Polish border guards

The Polish authorities said that the Belarusian side fired at Polish soldiers patrolling the border with Belarus. The Voice of America writes about it. According to the press secretary of the Polish border service Anna Michalskaya, there were no casualties. “Blanks were probably used,” she said. Mikhalskaya said that for ...

KGB agents of Belarus kill an employee of an American company in Minsk

In Belarus, KGB (State Security Committee) officers shot and killed a 31-year-old man and arrested his wife. The victim may have been a US citizen. The publication "Voice of America" ​​told in more detail. The security forces came to his apartment in Minsk to conduct a search, and according to their information, he provided ...

Strong friendship or takeover: Putin and Lukashenko deepen integration between Russia and Belarus

For the fifth time in a year, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko flew to Russia to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The talks in the Kremlin lasted more than three hours. Following their results, the heads of state announced that they had agreed on 28 programs to deepen the integration of two ...

Two more athletes decided not to return to Belarus: they are afraid for their safety

Following Kristina Timanovskaya, who was afraid to return to Belarus after the Olympic Games, two more athletes refused to go home. Belarusian Yana Maksimova, competing in the all-around, and her husband, athlete Andrei Kravchenko, on Wednesday, August 3, announced that they would not return to ...

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