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Belarus steps up teddy bear row

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 13:40
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Belarus takes strong diplomatic action against Sweden following a stunt involving teddy bears parachuted into the former Soviet state.
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Belarus expels Sweden ambassador

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 16:02
related countries: Sweden Sweden
related places: Minsk

Belarus expels Sweden's ambassador to Minsk for meeting opposition groups, weeks after teddy bears were air-dropped in a pro-democracy stunt.
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Belarus generals sacked for stunt

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 9:00
related countries: Sweden Sweden

The Belarus leader sacks his air force and border security chiefs after a Swedish plane air-drops teddy bears carrying signs calling for freedom.
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Neymar cool on Brazil gold hopes

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 19:17
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Brazil's Neymar plays down the chances of his country winning a first football gold medal despite a brilliant performance in a 3-1 win over Belarus.
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VIDEO: Strange case of the 'airlifted teddies'

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 15:19

An independent photographer has been detained in Belarus after posting images of teddy bears dropped into the country by political protesters.
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Lukashenko to attend Euro final

Friday, June 29th 2012, 12:47
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

The President of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is set to attend the finals of the Euro 2012 football championship in the Ukrainian capital Kiev.
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Belarus release brings EU praise

Monday, April 16th 2012, 11:33
related places: Minsk

The EU's foreign affairs chief welcomes the early release of two dissidents in Belarus but urges Minsk to free "all other remaining political prisoners".
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EU condemns executions in Belarus

Monday, March 19th 2012, 14:13
related places: Minsk

Belarus executes two men convicted of a metro bombing in Minsk in April which killed 15 people, drawing EU condemnation.
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'Enemies of the internet' named

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 20:09
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain

Bahrain and Belarus join Reporters Without Borders' annual list of the countries with the most repressive policies against cyber-dissidents.
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Germany rejects Belarus gay jibe

Monday, March 5th 2012, 23:01
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Germany Germany

Germany says a remark by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko that he would rather be a dictator than gay says more about him than anything else.
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EU recalls ambassadors to Belarus

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 21:45
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Belgium Belgium, Poland Poland
related places: Brussels

The EU is to recall its ambassadors to Belarus after Minsk expelled the bloc's representative and the Polish envoy in protest over new sanctions.
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Live - Federer v Nadal

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 2:36
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Seychelles Seychelles

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal contest for a place in the men's final of the Australian Open.
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Belarus restricts internet access

Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 15:45

A new law in Belarus restricts access to foreign websites and forces internet clubs and cafes to report users visiting sites registered abroad.
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Topless trio 'abused' in Belarus

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 17:43
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

A Ukrainian women's group specialising in topless protests says three of its activists were kidnapped and abused in Belarus before being abandoned.
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