Lukashenka approves draft agreement on customs legislation of Russia and Belarus
They start discussing road maps
29 years since Belarus regained independence
On 25 August 1991, the Declaration of Independence of the Republic of Belarus entered into force. Belarus utterly and completely left the USSR and officially became a sovereign state.
Ahead of election? Lukashenka inspects riot police’s demo crackdown on protesters
During Tuesday’s visit to military unit #3214 in Uruchcha near Minsk, incumbent president Alyaksandr Lukashenka got another chance to size the capacities of Belarusian internal security forces.
30 years since adopting Declaration of State Sovereignty
On 27 July 1990, the Supreme Soviet passed the Declaration of State Sovereignty of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.
Opposition leader to spend 45 days in jail over taking part in anti-integration protests
On February 20, a Minsk court sentenced Vyachaslau Siuchyk, the leader of the solidarity movement Together, to a 15-day jail term for protesting against Belarus’ further integration with Russia.
Normalizing US-Belarus relations: Mike Pompeo due in Minsk
The US State Secretary Mike Pompeo is expected to meet with Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka on February, 1. The upcoming event might be regarded as the highest-level US official’s visit in the last 26 years: as far back as the year of 1994, the then US President Bill Clinton arrived in Minsk.
Lukashenka speaks about independence and oil prices
On December 9, at the ceremony of awarding the prize “For Spiritual Revival,” Alyaksandr Lukashenka said that now is “a very difficult period of our state’s existence,” and commented on the negotiations with Russia on the oil issue.