Police in Belarus arrest hundreds as clashes occur when a mass rally turns into a protest against an unpopular new tax.
Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko has suspended a tax on those not in full-time employment, after public opposition sparked mass protests.
Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.
EU foreign ministers lift asset freezes and visa bans against Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko and 169 others including three companies.
At the ballot box a few weeks ago, Lukashenko bore the confident smile of someone who knew how it would turn out. His youngest son was with him, the
The president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has been sworn in for a fifth term in office. Officials claim he secured close to 84 percent of last
Belarus has elected President Alexander Lukashenko for a fifth term in office. Officials claim he secured close to 84 percent of the vote from an 87
Exit polls in Belarus say that strongman Alexander Lukashenko has won a fifth term as president with more than 80 per cent of the vote in Sunday’s
Authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko is virtually guaranteed re-election for a fifth term as Belarus goes to the polls on Sunday. Lukashenko
No prizes for guessing who the likely winner in this Sunday’s presidential elections in Belarus will be. Alexander Lukashenko looks set fair for a
The strongman of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, looks set to win more than a fifth term in office in elections this weekend. Diplomatic sources
We are all too familiar with the common strategies used by campaigning politicians, but President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko being snapped
The leaders of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan have sealed a deal to introduce a Eurasian Economic Union which will come into
As Belarus continues efforts to broker a lasting settlement to the conflict in Ukraine President Alexander Lukashenko has been speaking to Euronews’
Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus have signed into being an economic union The pact is intended to boost co-operation between the ex-Soviet neighbours
The presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan have signed a deal to create a vast trading bloc, hoping that it will challenge the economic might
Three Femen activists have been arrested in Ukraine after staging a topless protest against the visit of President Lukashenko of Belarus. In Kiev
President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has said he does not have the resources to be a dictator, although he has admitted he may be an
Going against the findings of a European body, Russia has praised Sunday’s election in Belarus, describing the ballot as “free, open, and conducted
President Alexander Lukashenko saw his supporters sweep to victory in Belarus’ parliamentary elections over the weekend after opposition parties
The preliminary results in the Belarus parliamentary elections are in, although the final result will not be known for days. The authorities are
Alexander Lukashenko is expected to have his presidency reinforced by the election in Belarus. Official results show a 26 percent turnout through
In the city of Minsk and across Belarus polls have opened for the country’s parliamentary election. The two main opposition parties have boycotted
The two main opposition parties in Belarus are urging voters to boycott Sunday’s election, after earlier withdrawing their candidates from the race
The Belarus authorities have reportedly fined two journalists over last month’s pro-democracy stunt which saw teddy bears airdropped into the
Could it be the first time ever that a country has been terrified by teddy bears? Possibly not, but what is clear is the drop of some 800 or so
Journalists in Belarus have been protesting over the arrest of a blogger for posting pictures of teddy bears on the internet. The cuddly toys had
Two Swedish advertising executives have revealed how they managed to drop hundreds of teddy bears over Belarus, which carried human rights
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has sacked two senior officials, after a plane dropped hundreds of teddy bears over the hardline state in
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko hosted a military parade in country’s capital, Minsk, July 3. Lukashenko warned against attempts to stage