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Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

Lukashenko under sanctions invited to US

The US Embassy in Belarus sent an invitation to the President of the country Alexander Lukashenko to attend the ceremony commemorating the centennial of the United States' entry into the Great War, the US diplomatic …

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

Lukashenko and Poroshenko discuss Donbass

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko and his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko held telephone conversations yesterday, the press service of the President of Belarus said. During the …

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia appoints new ambassador in Belarus

Armenia's former Ambassador to Russia Oleg Yesayan has been appointed  the Ambassador of Armenia to Belarus, the press service of the Armenian president said. Yesayan has also been appointed tot …

Garlyk plant in Turkmenistan to be opened in late March

Garlyk plant in Turkmenistan to be opened in late March

The opening of the Garlyk Mining and Processing Plant is scheduled for March 31. The issue was discussed during the visit of the Chairman of the Belarusian National Assembly’s Council Mikhail Myasnikovich to …

 Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

NATO and other international organizations should be able to monitor the joint drills of Russia and Belarus Zapad-2017 that are scheduled for the fall of this year, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. …

Kazakh president says he#039s optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakh president says he's optimistic about Eurasian Economic Union’s future

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Friday he is optimistic about the future of the Eurasian Economic Union, which will be able to cope with the current difficulties and continue its development, TASS …

Lukashenko: EU needs to be preserved

Lukashenko: EU needs to be preserved

Belarus seeks to prevent the breakup of the European Union, the country’s President Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders. "Lately, I have been calling for the …

Belarus to help building ice arena in Bakuriani

Belarus to help building ice arena in Bakuriani

Belarus is ready to help Georgia to erect an ice arena and a biathlon stadium at the mountain ski resort Bakuriani, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said during the meeting with the Georgian President Giorgi …

Margvelashvili and Lukashenko hold talks in Minsk

Margvelashvili and Lukashenko hold talks in Minsk

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko discussed in Minsk the prospects of bilateral cooperation in politics, trade, economy and culture. …

Margvelashvili to visit Minsk on March 1-2

Margvelashvili to visit Minsk on March 1-2

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili will visit Belarus on March 1-2. Preparations for the visit have been agreed between the Foreign Ministries of the two countries. Margvelashvili will reportedly …

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

Margvelashvili: Belarusian-Georgian relations get new impetus

The relations between Belarus and Georgia have acquired a new impetus, the Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said According to him, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's visit to Georgia in …

Svetlana Makshtarova: My dad told me: Don#039t even think about it, just go to Baku

Svetlana Makshtarova: My dad told me: "Don't even think about it, just go to Baku"

World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling in Baku was the first international tournament where Azerbaijani gymnast Svetlana Makshtarova paired with Veronica Zemlanaya, and that's why she's even …

Russians, Belarusians reigned supreme at World Cup in Troline Gymnastics and Tumbling women#039s qualifications

Russians, Belarusians reigned supreme at World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling women's qualifications

Qualifications of women's individual program of the World Cup in Trampoline Gymnastics and Tumbling  in Baku have just ended. Athletes from Russia and Belarus showed the best results, taking first six places. Russia's …

Vladislav Goncharov: we hope for best result at Baku Cup

Vladislav Goncharov: we hope for best result at Baku Cup

Olympic champion of 2016, two-time European champion, silver medalist of the First European Games in Baku, Belarusian gymnast Vladislav Goncharov, speaking to Vestnik Kavkaza, said that the Belarusian trampoline team is …

Ilham Aliyev thanks Alexander Lukashenko for Lapshin#039s extradition

Ilham Aliyev thanks Alexander Lukashenko for Lapshin's extradition

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev thanked his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko in connection with the extradition of Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan in a telephone …

Belarus extradites Blogger Lapshin to Azerbaijan (Photo)

Belarus extradites Blogger Lapshin to Azerbaijan (Photo)

Blogger Alexander Lapshin has been brought to Baku from Belarus where he was earlier detained. Lapshin's extradition to Azerbaijan on February 7 occurred hours after the Belarusian Supreme Court upheld a ruling …

Dvorkovich on results of gas and oil talks with Minsk

Dvorkovich on results of gas and oil talks with Minsk

Moscow still expects Minsk to repay its gas debt, though there is no progress in the talks on issues related to gas and oil between the two countries, Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said. …

Lukashenko: Belarus sees no reason not to hand over Lapshin to Azerbaijan

Lukashenko: Belarus sees no reason not to hand over Lapshin to Azerbaijan

President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said that Belarus sees no reason that would prevent Minsk from handing over Russian-Israeli blogger Andrei Lapshin to Azerbaijan, News.az reported citing APA. …

Kremlin: no border regime introduced between Russia and Belarus

Kremlin: no border regime introduced between Russia and Belarus

No border regime has been introduced between Russia and Belarus, the Kremlin press service said. "No border regime has been introduced but border zones have been set up in the areas adjacent to the border as it is necessary to …

Lukashenko wants to reduce Russian gas price

Lukashenko wants to reduce Russian gas price

Belarus has the right for a reduction of the Russian gas price due to lower global oil prices, the country's President Alexander Lukashenko said. “Gas is tied to oil. When oil stood at $120, everything was …

Russia and Belarus to continue gas dispute tomorrow

Russia and Belarus to continue gas dispute tomorrow

Russia and Belarus will continue to discuss Belarus’ debt for Russian gas supplies on February 4, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at a meeting with representatives of the public and reporters. …

Russia establishes security zone on border with Belarus

Russia establishes security zone on border with Belarus

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has established controls on the border with Belarus in response to that country's decision to abolish visas for short-term travelers, according to documents released by the government. …

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

The U.S. will choose ‘containment’ strategy with Russia

No matter who is in the White House, Washington’s imperative to contain regional hegemons will continue to be a mainstay of its foreign policy

Russia may cut oil supplies to Belarus - media

Russia may cut oil supplies to Belarus - media

Russia is planning to curtail oil supplies to Belarus in the first quarter of 2017 from 4.5 mln tonnes to 4 mln tonnes after the sides failed to hammer out a solution to the gas dispute at the end of 2016, Kommersant writes on Monday citing …

EEU and CSTO summits start in St Petersburg

EEU and CSTO summits start in St Petersburg

Russian President Vladimir Putin during his working trip to St Petersburg held talks with the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, following which a package of bilateral documents will be signed. …

Russia mourns victims of Tu-154 plane crash

Russia mourns victims of Tu-154 plane crash

Russia is observing a nationwide day of mourning in remembrance of 92 people, who died in a passenger aircraft crash near the resort city of Sochi in the early hours of Sunday, December 25. Belarus also declared a national day of mourning. …

Margvelashvili to visit Belarus in 2017

Margvelashvili to visit Belarus in 2017

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili plans to visit Belarus in 2017, the website of Georgian presidential administration informed after the meeting between President and Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir …

Russians are poorly informed about situation in neighboring countries

Russians are poorly informed about situation in neighboring countries

Yefim Pivovar analyzed VCIOM's survey, calling it one of the most reliable sources for analysis of modern situation

Why Russia trusts Lukashenko, Nazarbayev and Aliyev

Why Russia trusts Lukashenko, Nazarbayev and Aliyev

Ismail Agakishiev: "All three make decisions based on interests of their states and people, and these interests are very similar to the interests of Russian population"

25 years since USSR collapse

25 years since USSR collapse

Today marks 25 years since the signing of the Belavezha Accords, which declared the Soviet Union effectively dissolved and established the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). A quarter of a century ago, on December 8, 1991, the …