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Ukraine agrees ceasefire with rebels

Friday, September 5th 2014, 22:17
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk

Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels sign a truce deal after talks in Belarus, but rebels say their desire for separation has not changed.
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Ice bucket dare for Belarus leader

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 14:42
related countries: Barbados Barbados

A Belarusian boy may be fined after issuing an ice bucket challenge to the country's president.
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VIDEO: BBC's Sweeney catches Putin at talks

Monday, September 1st 2014, 15:06
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk

As negotiators meet in Minsk to discuss the Ukraine crisis, Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the process of direct negotiations is "the beginning of a very important process".
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Ukraine leader vows peace 'roadmap'

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 3:50
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a "roadmap" to end fighting in the east will be drawn up, after talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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VIDEO: 'Little optimism' for Ukraine talks

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 5:17
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk

Ukrainian and Russian leaders are set to meet in Minsk on Tuesday, sparking hopes that an agreement can be reached to ease tensions in the region.
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VIDEO: Maliki: Russian jets purchased by Iraq

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 21:49
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Russia Russia

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki has told the BBC that he hopes jets from Russia and Belarus will turn the tide against rebels in the coming days.
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Maliki: Russian jets will turn tide

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 21:22
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Russia Russia

Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Maliki tells the BBC that he hopes jets from Russia and Belarus will turn the tide against rebels in the coming days.
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Early release for Belarus activist

Saturday, June 21st 2014, 13:39

A prominent human rights activist in Belarus, Ales Belyatski, is released from prison, one-and-a-half years before completing his sentence.
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Ex-Soviet economic union agreed

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 10:23
related countries: Kazakhstan Kazakhstan, Russia Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin signs a deal with his counterparts from Kazakhstan and Belarus to create an economic union.
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Fake cycle crash 'promotes' road safety

Tuesday, March 18th 2014, 9:14

Police leave the fake body of a dead cyclist on a Belarus roadside to raise awareness about safety.
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Parrot in Belarus election bid

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 15:04

An activist registered his parrot as a candidate in a local election - to poke fun at the political process.
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England women put six past Belarus

Saturday, September 21st 2013, 14:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Karen Carney scores a hat-trick as England women open their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 6-0 thrashing of Belarus.
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Belarus-Russia trade row escalates

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 11:27
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Minsk

A Belarus-Russia row over control of potash exports escalates, with Minsk threatening to prosecute a billionaire Russian businessman.
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Belarus holds Russian potash boss

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Investigators in Belarus have detained the head of Russia's largest potash producer Uralkali on suspicion of abusing his authority.
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Belarus net infested with spammers

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 23:03

Almost 30% of all the net addresses in Belarus are being blocked by anti-spam firms because of the amount of junk mail passing through them, says a new study
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Belarus Free Theatre: Thespian guerrilla group

Saturday, June 1st 2013, 0:56

The exiled Belarus actors fighting for freedom at home
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James secures fourth world medal

Sunday, February 24th 2013, 14:07
related places: Minsk

GB's Becky James claims her second gold medal at the World Track Cycling Championship in Minsk by winning the keirin.
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