Braving the wrath of their hardline president, protesters took to the streets of Belarus over the weekend in the latest show of anger at a so-called ‘social parasite tax’ on those deemed to be doing t
Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko has suspended a tax on those not in full-time employment, after public opposition sparked mass protests.
Rare protests in Belarus have spread beyond the capital Minsk to the second largest city Gomel where around 2000 people have marched against a harsh new tax law.
Around 2,000 Belarusians have taken to the streets to rally against a law imposing a tax on those not in full-time employment.
In a rare open protest against the government in Belarus, hundreds of activists have called for the nation’s flag to be changed back to the one adopted after the collapse of the soviet…
The world’s best forestry workers gathered in the picturesque Polish town of Wisla over the weekend (September 8-11) for the World Logging Championships.
Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.
Andrei Fomochkin has been banned from the Rio Paralympic Games after waving a Russian flag at the opening ceremony.
In the World Cup qualifiers in Group A France were in Belarus and with all the talent on show failed to breakdown a stubborn home side. The Euro 2016 hosts and runners-up go home unhappy.
Hollywood actor Steven Seagal visited Belarus and was given a tour of president Alexander Lukashenko’s farm.
The sound of shooting cannons and pistols and clouds of smoke filled a park in Minsk during a re-enactment of a Napoleonic battle.
Belarus is better known for its Soviet-era farms. Yet one industry has escaped government interference: IT. And it's thriving.
EU foreign ministers lift asset freezes and visa bans against Belorussian President Alexander Lukashenko and 169 others including three companies.
All Russian writers who have won the Nobel prize have been subjected to harassment in Russia. That is the assertion of the Svetlana Alexievich from
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
At the World Travel Market 2015 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Mikhail Portnoy, Deputy Minister at
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
Writing history and now making history. Svetlana Alexievich has become the first journalist to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. The Belarusian