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Belarus president 'anti-Semitic'

Friday, October 19th 2007, 17:32

Israel criticises the president of Belarus after he appears to blame Jews for the poor state of a town.
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Belarus allows rare pro-EU rally

Sunday, October 14th 2007, 16:51
related places: Minsk

Opponents of President Lukashenko of Belarus hold a rare march in Minsk demanding ties with the EU.
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Gazprom delays Belarus gas threat

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 7:21
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia delays its threat to halve gas supplies to Belarus after a first instalment of its debt is paid.
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Gazprom hope for Belarus gas deal

Friday, August 3rd 2007, 3:25
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia's Gazprom says it hopes to keep full gas supplies to Belarus, as a deadline nears for a deal to be made.
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Gazprom to cut Belarus supplies

Wednesday, August 1st 2007, 10:29
related countries: Russia Russia

Russian gas giant Gazprom says it will cut supplies to Belarus by 45% because of a $500m unpaid bill.
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Belarus loses UN human rights bid

Thursday, May 17th 2007, 18:30

Belarus is defeated in a bid to join the UN's Human Rights Council, amid a campaign against its poor rights record.
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Belarussian rally ends in clashes

Sunday, March 25th 2007, 14:50

Opposition protesters in Belarus clash with police in the capital at a rally against President Lukashenko.
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Moscow and Minsk resolve oil row

Saturday, January 13th 2007, 7:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia agrees to slash duty on crude oil exported to Belarus, ending a dispute which disrupted EU energy supplies.
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Russia-Belarus oil blockade ends

Thursday, January 11th 2007, 16:08
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia restarts pumping crude oil to Europe via Belarus, after a three-day halt in supplies because of a row over taxes.
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Russia 'in new threat to Belarus'

Wednesday, January 10th 2007, 10:55
related countries: Barbados Barbados

Russia threatens to put duties on all Belarusian imports, reports say, as a trade row between the two escalates.
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Russia 'forced' into oil shutdown

Tuesday, January 9th 2007, 17:19
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia says a row with Belarus forced it to stop pumping oil through a key pipeline to Europe.
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Russia oil row hits Europe supply

Monday, January 8th 2007, 18:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia cuts oil supplies to Poland, Germany and Ukraine as a Moscow-Belarus trade row escalates.
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Belarus hits Russia with oil tax

Wednesday, January 3rd 2007, 23:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Belarus imposes a $45 per tonne tax on Russian oil pumped through its territory to European customers.
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Russia-Belarus gas deal reached

Sunday, December 31st 2006, 22:33
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Russia and Belarus agree a deal on gas supplies after Moscow threatened to cut them off over pricing.
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