"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
The EU has hailed the pardon and release of six jailed opposition figures by the veteran President of Belarus, Aleksander Lukashenko, as a
We are all too familiar with the common strategies used by campaigning politicians, but President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko being snapped
Russian president Vladimir Putin has met with the president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and the president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev
The Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has dismissed his prime minister and other senior government officials in the biggest government
The leaders of Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan have sealed a deal to introduce a Eurasian Economic Union which will come into
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko promised to help Kiev restart talks over its separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine.
As Belarus continues efforts to broker a lasting settlement to the conflict in Ukraine President Alexander Lukashenko has been speaking to Euronews’
The President of Belarus, Alexandr Lukashenko, has spent ninety minutes speaking about a range of issues to euronews’ Kyiv Bureau Head.
Anxiety appears to be spreading among former Soviet republics in the wake of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea.
In an address to parliament
A diplomatic row has broken out between Russia and Belarus after Vladislav Baumgertner, the CEO of Russia’s largest potash producer, Uralkali, was
The authorities in Belarus have arrested Vladislav Baumgertner, the head of Russia’s largest potash producer Uralkali.
Invited to Minsk for a
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
The Belarus authorities have reportedly fined two journalists over last month’s pro-democracy stunt which saw teddy bears airdropped into the
Belarus says it is withdrawing all of its remaining embassy staff from Sweden.
It comes after hundreds of teddy bears were dropped from a plane
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
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko has sacked two senior officials, after a plane dropped hundreds of teddy bears over the hardline state in