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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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  • Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export
    Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export

    , trend.az

    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 | 
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Politics & Government

  • Government acts on Belarus equipment deals | The
    Government acts on Belarus equipment deals | The

    , herald.co.zw

    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

    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Government | 
    Places: Zimbabwe |  Belarus | 

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

    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Olympic Games |  Olympic Medals | 
    Places: New Zealand |  China |  Belarus |  North |  Beijing | 

Business

  • Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export
    Azerbaijan, Belarus mull simplification of alcohol export

    , trend.az

    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

    Categories: Business | 
    Tags: Markets |  Economy |  Economics |  Exports | 
    Places: Asia |  W. Asia |  Azerbaijan |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Belarus | 

Society & Culture

  • Lukashenka Sent Sheiman To Farewell Ceremony For Castro
    Lukashenka Sent Sheiman To Farewell Ceremony For Castro

    , charter97.org

    Cuban dictator's funeral will be held in the city of Santiago de Cuba on December 4. Lukashenka ordered the assistant to the dictator Viktar Sheimanto take part in the funeral ceremony for the former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, BelTA informs. On Saturday, November 26, the Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has died at the age of 90 years. The country declared a national mourning. Cuba declared a nine-day national mourning over

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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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    Tags: Celebrities | 
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Law & Crime

Books & Literature

  • Belarus sports writer eats own paper after losing bet
    Belarus sports writer eats own paper after losing bet

    , bbc.co.uk

    A sports editor in Belarus has kept a promise to eat his own newspaper after incorrectly predicting the fortunes of a local ice hockey team. Vyacheslav Fedorenkov, who writes for the major Belarusian sports paper Pressball, had said that Dinamo Minsk wouldn't make it to the play-offs in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), an international league dominated by Russian teams. But the team proved him wrong, leaving Mr Fedorenkov to

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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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