Belarusian opporition parties which are seeking to revoke the so-called decree on ‘idlers’ signed by president Lukashenka in April, 2015 have held a press conference on Monday.
Belarus may join the World Trade Organization (WTO) before the end of 2017, Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) Uladzimir Ulakhovich said on Sunday.
60-year-old Ayvar Yaskevich, a resident of the Belarusian town of Asipovichy, paid 360 rubles (appr. $180) of the so-called idlers’ tax in October. On December 6, he jumped out of a window of his flat on the 4th floor.
On January 21-22, Minsk hosted the 2nd Open Winter Swimming Championship.
Belarusian band NAVI has won the national selection and will represent Belarus at the international TV contest “Eurovision-2017”.
U.S. president Donald Trump will be given an invitation to visit Belarus. The Belarusian town of Navahradak (Novogrudok) is ready to welcome him and his family.
The Foreign Ministry of Belarus plans to expand opportunities for visa-free entry of foreigners into Belarus “step by step”.
Police have disproved information that the woman who had hanged herself in Rahachou had received a letter from the tax office.