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'Dozens killed' in Ukraine fighting

Saturday, January 31st 2015, 22:30
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

At least 40 people, including soldiers and civilians, are reported to have died in eastern Ukraine as ceasefire talks end without progress.
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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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'Europe's last dictator' Belarus' Lukashenko opens up

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 19:26

A rare audience with hardline Belarus leader Lukashenko
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'How are we different from traditional couples?'

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 23:10

A gay couple from Belarus speak out in a country rated as one of the most homophobic in Europe by a leading LGBT organisation.
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'Hundreds arrested' in Belarus

Monday, December 20th 2010, 0:01
related places: Minsk

Protestor have taken to the streets of Minsk in Belarus accusing the authorities of vote-rigging in the country's presidential election.
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'If you croak we don't care': Brutality in Belarus

Friday, August 14th 2020, 23:11

The BBC hears shocking accounts of police brutality as the Belarus president defies mass protests.
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'Last dictatorship'

Saturday, December 18th 2010, 0:57

Can anyone really challenge Belarus' Lukashenko at the polls?
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'No promises' on Savchenko release

Friday, February 13th 2015, 12:08
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Minsk, Savchenko

Russia says it has made no promises to free Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko, despite claims following the Minsk peace deal.
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'Scores under arrest' in Belarus

Monday, December 20th 2010, 14:58

Police in Belarus beat and arrest scores of protesters and several presidential candidates, drawing international condemnation.
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600 jailed over Belrus unrest

Tuesday, December 21st 2010, 22:04

The Belarus authorities have jailed about 600 demonstrators for up to two weeks in a crackdown on protests against the re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko.
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A police officer with a conscience who left Belarus

Tuesday, December 1st 2020, 0:32
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Poland Poland, Russia Russia

Andrei Ostapovich quit his job as a Belarusian police officer, was detained in Russia, then escaped to Poland.
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Army exercise blunts bumper Belarus mushroom harvest

Friday, September 15th 2017, 16:09
related countries: Barbados Barbados

The Zapad 2017 military exercise annoys Belarusian mushroom pickers.
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Bakiyev denies Kyrgyz return plan

Friday, April 23rd 2010, 10:06

Ousted Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev, in exile in Belarus, says he does not intend to return home as president.
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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 'does not need' Russia air base

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 9:29
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Belarus does not need a Russian air base, President Alexander Lukashenko says, despite growing pressure from Moscow to establish such a facility.
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Belarus 'to cut Europe gas flow'

Tuesday, June 22nd 2010, 15:45
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

Belarus says it will suspend Russian transit gas deliveries to Europe after Moscow cut supplies in a dispute over payments.
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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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