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Belarus seeks emergency IMF loan

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 22:42

Belarus asks the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for an emergency loan of up to $8bn (£5bn; 5.6bn euros).
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Belarus 'to get Russian bail-out'

Thursday, May 19th 2011, 17:05
related countries: Russia Russia

The prime minister of Belarus says a Russian-backed $3bn loan has been agreed, amid speculation that key assets will be privatised.
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Belarus dissident avoids prison

Monday, May 16th 2011, 10:45

An opposition activist and journalist in Belarus, Irina Khalip, is given a suspended prison sentence for rioting after a presidential election she says was rigged.
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Belarus opposition leader jailed

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 14:54

Belarus opposition leader Andrei Sannikov is jailed for five years for organising mass disturbances after President Alexander Lukashenko's re-election.
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Belarus opposition leader tried

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 22:08

A high-profile opposition leader in Belarus, Andrei Sannikov, goes on trial charged with organising mass protests after last year's presidential election.
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Belarus shows 'metro bomber' CCTV

Thursday, April 14th 2011, 22:02
related places: Minsk

Belarus releases CCTV images said to show a person planting a bomb that killed 12 people on the Minsk metro as new arrests are made.
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Two suspects 'admit' Belarus bomb

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 12:53
related places: Minsk

Two suspects in Belarus admit a bomb attack which killed 12 people at a metro station in Minsk, President Alexander Lukashenko says.
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VIDEO: Minsk on high alert after metro blast

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 20:43
related places: Minsk

Belarus capital Minsk on high alert after deadly metro blast, as several arrests are made in connection with the attack.
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Belarus arrests bombing suspects

Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 10:21
related places: Minsk

Several people have been arrested in Belarus following a bombing on the Minsk metro that killed 12 people and injured 126, prosecutors say.
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Minsk blast was plot - Lukashenko

Monday, April 11th 2011, 23:01
related places: Minsk

Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko says a deadly blast in the Minsk metro system was an attempt to destabilise the country.
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Eleven dead in Minsk metro blast

Monday, April 11th 2011, 19:47
related places: Minsk

Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko says 11 people were killed and hundreds injured in an explosion in the metro system of the capital, Minsk.
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VIDEO: Minsk metro system hit by blast

Monday, April 11th 2011, 17:47
related places: Minsk

Eleven people are reported to have been killed and hundreds injured by an explosion in the metro system in Minsk, the capital of Belarus.
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Belarus KGB 'tortured' protesters

Tuesday, March 1st 2011, 10:06

A former opposition candidate in the Belarus presidential election alleges he suffered human rights abuses in detention.
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Belarus 'breaks Ivorian embargo'

Monday, February 28th 2011, 10:26

Belarus is seriously violating the international arms embargo on Ivory Coast by supplying helicopters to the man refusing to give up the presidency, the UN chief Ban says.
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Belarus election protester jailed

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 17:05

Belarus dissident Vasily Parfenkov is jailed for four years for a protest against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
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US toughens sanctions on Belarus

Monday, January 31st 2011, 20:49
related countries: United States United States

The US joins the EU in widening its sanctions on Belarus leaders, following a crackdown on dissent after December's election.
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Lukashenko to face EU travel ban

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 19:38

The EU is to announce a visa ban and an asset freeze on Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko and 160 officials, diplomats say.
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