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Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit

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Belarus sees no solution to Ukraine crisis without another summit

- LJUBLJANA: Belarus sees no solution to the crisis between its neighbours Russia and Ukraine without another regional summit, the country's Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said on Monday. "I believe that for now there are no prospects for a solution to the Ukraine crisis," Makei told a joint news conference with his Slovenian counterpart Karl Erjavec during a one-day visit to Slovenia on Monday
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‘My heart beats for the UAE’: Artist in Belarus

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‘My heart beats for the UAE’: Artist in Belarus

- DUBAI: A 27-year-old artist from Belarus in Europe, who has never been to the UAE, has made nearly 400 sketches of the Emirates, covering its Rulers, landscape and historic sites. Country of dreams Yuliya Kravets told XPRESS from her homecountry that the sketches are available on her Instagram page, where she has 90,000 followers. Although she comes across as someone who has lived in the UAE and is familiar with its culture and people, Kravets said she has never been to the country of her imagination and dreams and she started sketching the UAE only three years ago
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Экскурсантам за девять рублей дадут собирать тракторы Беларус

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Экскурсантам за девять рублей дадут собирать тракторы Беларус

- Минский тракторный завод, пожалуй, самое успешное подобное предприятие из оставшихся со времен Советского Союза. Тракторы Беларус (или Belarus для экспорта) продаются на всех континентах, кроме Антарктиды. Только в России у МТЗ без малого сотня дилеров, причем некоторые самостоятельно собирают белорусские тракторы из машинокомплектов. А среди других сборочных площадок числятся, например, две в Китае и одна в далекой Венесуэле. Пообщавшись с иностранцами, белорусские машиностроители начали перенимать их подходы к бизнесу
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Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export

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Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export

- Minsk, Belarus, May 26. Azerbaijan and Belarus discussed expansion of economic relations, increase of exports, simplification of issuing licenses for the export of alcoholic beverages to Belarus and other issues, Trend’s correspondent reported. The discussions were held in Minsk city at a meeting of the Azerbaijani delegation, led by Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev, with Deputy Prime Minister of Belarus Vladimir Semashko
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Tags: Markets |  Economy |  Economics |  Exports | 
Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 

Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Belarus helps diversify trade: Mustafayev

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Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Belarus helps diversify trade: Mustafayev

- Minsk, Belarus, May 26. Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Belarus is contributing to diversification of trade between the countries, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. Mustafayev made the remarks during the opening of Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk May 26. “Opening of Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk is an important event that caused great interest among Belarusian entrepreneurs as its main goal is to promote the ‘Made in Azerbaijan’ brand, promote export, expand and develop bilateral cooperation,” Mustafayev said
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Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk to balance trade with Belarus

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Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk to balance trade with Belarus

- Minsk, Belarus, May 26. Azerbaijan will be able to balance trade with Belarus thanks to the activity of its Trade House in Minsk, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said May 26. “This is the first foreign Trade House of Azerbaijan,” he added. “As a result of supply of Azerbaijani products to the Belarusian market, it will be possible to supply those products to other countries of the Eurasian Economic Union in the future,” he said
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Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 

Ukraine bans actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

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Ukraine bans actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

- MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader’s policies and criticized the U.S. government. A statement from the Ukrainian Security Service on Friday said Seagal’s entry was banned “on the basis of Ukrainian national security
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Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

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Ukraine bans American actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

- MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader's policies and criticized the U.S. government. A statement from the Ukrainian Security Service on Friday said Seagal's entry was banned "on the basis of Ukrainian national security
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Sannikov on Belarus, Russia & Georgia

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Sannikov on Belarus, Russia & Georgia

- On March 25, there were many angry faces in Minsk. Why? Because a certain “last dictator of Europe,” as he is affectionately dubbed by his European counterparts, saw it fit to introduce a new legislation in the country aimed at… well, laziness. The law against “social parasites” angered many a “lazy” person, who claim that instead of solving unemployment, the government has put blame on the people
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Places: Georgia |  Europe |  Russia |  Belarus | 

Belarus: 57 arrestations dans un raid de la police contre une ONG

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Belarus: 57 arrestations dans un raid de la police contre une ONG

- La police du Bélarus a effectué samedi un raid dans les bureaux d’une organisation de défense des droits de l’Homme, arrêtant des dizaines de personnes dont des observateurs étrangers, peu avant une manifestation prévue de l’opposition, a annoncé l’ONG. L’organisation Viasna a précisé que la police anti-émeutes avait bloqué les accès à ses bureaux à Minsk et menait une perquisition, peu après l’arrestation d’une des principales personnalités de l’opposition dans cette ex-république soviétique, Vladimir Nekliayev
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Uzbekistan exempts freight trucks from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine from customs duties

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Uzbekistan exempts freight trucks from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine from customs duties

- Uzbekistan exempts freight trucks from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Ukraine from customs duties - The freight trucks from Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine are exempted from 40 percent tax while entering to Uzbekistan. The decree of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the forecast of the main macroeconomic indicators and parameters of the State Budget of Uzbekistan for 2017 introduces preferential tariffs for customs duties for goods imported to Uzbekistan from the
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Places: Kazakhstan |  Kyrgyzstan |  Uzbekistan |  Russia |  Ukraine |  Belarus | 

Belarus'ta elektrik ve su faturaları çöple ödenecek

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Belarus'ta elektrik ve su faturaları çöple ödenecek

- Belarus'un Rahaçov kentinde evlere dağıtılan broşürlerde, elektrik ve su faturalarının ödenmesinde, belediyenin para yerine kağıt, plastik ve şişe kabul edeceği belirtildi. Belediye yetkilileri, birçok kişinin elektrik ve su faturalarını ödeyemediğini söylüyor. 'NE KADAR ÇÖP BİRİKTİRİLMESİ GEREKİYOR BELLİ DEĞİL' Birçok kullanıcı, kararı olumlu karşıladı. Hatta bazı Rus kullanıcılar, Rusya'daki belediyelerin de aynısını yapmasını istedi. Ancak, birçok kent sakini de, borçlarını ödeyebilmek için ne kadar çöp biriktirmeleri gerektiğinin belli olmadığını söylüyor.
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Places: Turkey |  Belarus | 

Nadia Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal

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Nadia Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal

- Dame Valerie Adams' disgraced former shot put rival Nadia Ostapchuk has been stripped of another Olympic medal. The Belarusian has been stripped of her bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "Re-analysis of Ostapchuk's samples from Beijing 2008 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol) and tamoxifen," an IOC statement said. Adams claimed her first Olympic gold at the event with Natallia Mikhnevich of Belarus, finishing
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Tags: Olympic Games |  Olympic Medals | 
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Government acts on Belarus equipment deals | The

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Government acts on Belarus equipment deals | The

- Walter Nyamukondiwa Chinhoyi Bureau. Government departments have started following through on cooperation agreements entered with Belarus for the supply of heavy duty equipment in a bid to improve the state of the country’s roads. The agreements follow Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s visit to the eastern European country in July 2015, which was reciprocated by envoys to that country’s leader in November of the same year. President Mugabe gave his nod
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China To London Train Now: 7,500 Miles In 18 Days

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China To London Train Now: 7,500 Miles In 18 Days

- LONDON: Highlights Its the first freight train service from China to London Will pass through Kazakhstan, Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, Belgium British Prime Minister said relationship with China remains 'golden' China has begun its first freight train service to London from Yiwu, a famed wholesale market town in the eastern province of Zhejiang, the Xinhua news agency reported. The train will travel for 18 days over more
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  • ‘My heart beats for the UAE’: Artist in Belarus
    ‘My heart beats for the UAE’: Artist in Belarus

    , gulfnews.com

    DUBAI: A 27-year-old artist from Belarus in Europe, who has never been to the UAE, has made nearly 400 sketches of the Emirates, covering its Rulers, landscape and historic sites. Country of dreams Yuliya Kravets told XPRESS from her homecountry that the sketches are available on her Instagram page, where she has 90,000 followers. Although she comes across as someone who has lived in the UAE and is familiar with its culture and people, Kravets said she has never been to the country of her imagination and dreams and she started sketching the UAE only three years ago
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    Places: United Arab Emirates |  Belarus | 

Politics & Government

  • Russia, Belarus settle dispute over oil and gas shipments
    Russia, Belarus settle dispute over oil and gas shipments

    , richmond.com

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia and Belarus say they have settled an energy dispute that had tainted relations between the two neighbors and allies. Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks in St. Petersburg on Monday with his Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko that they negotiated a settlement to the oil and gas disputes and government officials would finalize the details in 10 days
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Sports

  • Nadia Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal
    Nadia Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal

    , nzherald.co.nz

    Dame Valerie Adams' disgraced former shot put rival Nadia Ostapchuk has been stripped of another Olympic medal. The Belarusian has been stripped of her bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. "Re-analysis of Ostapchuk's samples from Beijing 2008 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (turinabol) and tamoxifen," an IOC statement said. Adams claimed her first Olympic gold at the event with Natallia Mikhnevich of Belarus, finishing
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Olympic Games |  Olympic Medals | 
    Places: New Zealand |  China |  Belarus |  North |  Beijing | 

Business

  • Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk to balance trade with Belarus
    Azerbaijan’s Trade House in Minsk to balance trade with Belarus

    , trend.az

    Minsk, Belarus, May 26. Azerbaijan will be able to balance trade with Belarus thanks to the activity of its Trade House in Minsk, Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei said May 26. “This is the first foreign Trade House of Azerbaijan,” he added. “As a result of supply of Azerbaijani products to the Belarusian market, it will be possible to supply those products to other countries of the Eurasian Economic Union in the future,” he said
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    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Economy |  Trade |  Economics | 
    Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 

Health

  • Doctor, Civil Activist Ivan Sheha Died In Slonim
    Doctor, Civil Activist Ivan Sheha Died In Slonim

    , charter97.org

    Ivan Sheha was commonly known in Slonim as an intelligent, well-educated and energetic person. In the morning on October 4, doctor and civil activist, founder of the non-governmental medical institution “Shehamedconsult”, coordinator of the Slonim public center, former deputy of Slonim district “deputy council” in 2003-2007 Ivan Sheha passed away. According to his close friend Siarhei Chygryn, Ivan Sheha had an oncology disease, and the death occurred at 4 o'clock
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    Categories: Health | 
    Places: Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 

Society & Culture

  • Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten
    Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beaten

    , ctvnews.ca

    MINSK, Belarus -- Police in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital - a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beaten. The demonstrators had hoped to build on a rising wave of defiance of the former Soviet republic's authoritarian government, led by President Alexander Lukashenko, who has ruled since 1994
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    Categories: Society & Culture |  Law & Crime | 
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Ukraine bans actor Steven Seagal for 5 years
    Ukraine bans actor Steven Seagal for 5 years

    , boston.com

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine has banned action film actor Steven Seagal from entering the country for five years. Seagal, an American, was given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin last year in a ceremony shown on state television. He has vocally defended the Russian leader’s policies and criticized the U.S. government. A statement from the Ukrainian Security Service on Friday said Seagal’s entry was banned “on the basis of Ukrainian national security
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    Places: North America |  United States |  Ukraine |  Belarus | 

Education

  • Jan Malicki: We are going to prepare the personnel for new Belarus
    Jan Malicki: We are going to prepare the personnel for new Belarus

    , charter97.org

    Belarus should be ready for a change of the government. Jan Malicki – is a co-founder and a director of the Kastus Kalinouski scholarship program at the Institute for East European Studies of Warsaw University. The program was established after the repressions in Belarus in March 2006. The scholarship has become a lifeline for those Belarusian students and graduates who were expelled from universities or arrested for political reasons. Nearly
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Travel & Recreation

  • Almost 700 Heavyweights Queue On Border With Lithuania
    Almost 700 Heavyweights Queue On Border With Lithuania

    , charter97.org

    Long queues of trucks to travel from Belarus formed again on the Belarusian-Lithuanian border. As of 16.00, almost 700 trucks were waiting to enter Lithuania. In particular, 220 cars were staying in Katlouka, 250 – in Kamenny Loh, 90 – in Beniakoni, 112 – in Pryvalka, belaruspartisan.org writes. There are almost no queues of passenger cars, as well as there are no queues at the entry to Belarus, with the
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    Places: Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus |  N. Europe |  Baltic | 

Law & Crime

  • Teenager Beaten By Riot Policeman Gets Two Years Of Liberty Limitation
    Teenager Beaten By Riot Policeman Gets Two Years Of Liberty Limitation

    , charter97.org

    The public prosecutor demanded such punishment for Aliaksandr Kharuta. On November 1, the Central district court of Minsk made the sentence to Aliaksandr Kharuta, who was charged with beating a riot policeman. The 17-year-old teenager was sentenced to 2 years of liberty limitation without sending to a specialized facility, Radio Liberty informs. Such punishment was demanded by the public prosecutor yesterday. The maximum term which the youngster faced under Article
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Books & Literature

  • Alina Talay: Popularity Of Belarusian Language Will Grow Year By Year
    Alina Talay: Popularity Of Belarusian Language Will Grow Year By Year

    , charter97.org

    The repeated European champion and the medalist of world championship in the hurdles spoke about the role of the Belarusian language in her life. – What place does Belarusian language take in your personal life? – I have friends, acquaintances, with whom I communicate in Belarusian language in social networks, or live. This happens quite often, – Alina Talay said in an interview with Pressball. – And what about literature?
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Life & Style

  • REP Trade Union Defends Workers’ Rights In Court
    REP Trade Union Defends Workers’ Rights In Court

    , charter97.org

    The activists of the Slonim branch of the Trade Union of the Radio-Electronic Industry Workers (also known as REP Trade Union) are trying to achieve payment of the dismissal wages to the laid-off workers of the communal services. The activists of the Slonim branch of the Trade Union of the Radio-Electronic Industry Workers addressed to the court to try to achieve payment of the dismissal wages to the recently laid-off
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Media & Information

  • Belarusian Association Of Journalists: Lida Municipal Officials Break Constitution
    Belarusian Association Of Journalists: Lida Municipal Officials Break Constitution

    , charter97.org

    The Belarusian Association of Journalists is going to pass the facts on the forcible subscription for the official media to the ‘competent bodies’. A municipal official from Lida clarified to the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) that the obligatory subscription for the state-owned newspapers facilitated conducting of the enlightening work with the population on a higher level. The BAJ published at its website the reply of the Chairman of Lida
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