EU extends anti-Belarus sanctions for a year

The European Union on Thursday prolonged sanctions targeting dozens of Belarus officials, including President Alexander Lukashenko, for a year over allegations of fraud in the country’s presidential election last summer and the crackdown on …

Happy Defender Of Fatherland Day!

Today, on February 23rd, The Defender of the Fatherland Day is celebrated in Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised combat capability of the Armed Forces, thanking all servicemen for the …

Lukashenko: Belarus at turning point

Belarus is going through a pivotal time, comparable to the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the country's President Alexander Lukashenko said. "We are at a turning point in the life not only of our state, but the entire …

Lukashenko: A challenging year ahead of Belarus

Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko met with Prosecutor General Andrei Shved to receive his report on 4 January, BelTA reported.  “We planned to talk about certain issues, which we outlined earlier. You have been on …