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News: Belarus

We have started to collect the most important news related to Belarus in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Belarus: news

Belarus agrees Russian gas deal

Friday, November 25th 2011, 14:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Crisis-struck Belarus agrees a deal with Russia that will save it 60% on its gas bills in return for selling its pipelines.
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Belarus metro-bombing trial opens

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 11:44
related places: Minsk

Two men go on trial in Belarus accused of bombing the metro system in the capital Minsk, an attack which left 15 people dead and 200 wounded.
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RBS agrees to cease Belarus work

Monday, August 29th 2011, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Royal Bank of Scotland says it will no longer do fundraising work for the Belarus government after pressure from human rights groups.
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Belarus: Mass arrests at protests

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 9:40

Hundreds of people are arrested across Belarus as security forces grab people protesting against President Lukashenko.
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Belarus pledges to defeat 'plots'

Sunday, July 3rd 2011, 17:39

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko vows not to allow a revolution in his country as police arrest scores of protesters.
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Silence v violence

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 15:16

Unequal battle between Belarus Facebook activists and the state
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Belarusian protesters rounded up

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 23:58
related places: Minsk

Belarusian police detain at least 100 people holding a "silent rally" against the government in the capital, Minsk, activists say.
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Hundreds defy Belarus protest ban

Thursday, June 16th 2011, 9:35
related places: Minsk

About 1,000 people defy a ban in Belarus to hold a silent protest against the economic crisis in the capital Minsk as police stand back.
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Russia cuts Belarus power supply

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 14:58
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Moscow halves electricity supplies to Belarus over unpaid bills, piling on pressure for it to privatise lucrative assets.
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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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