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Belarusian president fires governor over cow welfare

March 27, 2019 8:27 pm

Video aired by state television showed Lukashenko, an avid farmer himself, scolding the managers and the governor on a visit to the farm in the northern Mogilev region on Tuesday.

Belarus President dismisses country's prime minister in a reshuffle

August 18, 2018 10:10 pm

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko also named four new deputy prime ministers, as well as new ministers of the economy, communications and industry, among other posts.

Russia rejects allegations that it will use war games to launch invasions on Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine

August 29, 2017 5:02 pm

A total of almost 13,000 Russian and Belarussian servicemen and almost 700 pieces of military hardware will be used in the Zapad 2017 exercises next month, Russian news agencies cited Russian Deputy Defence Minister Alexander Fomin as saying.

EU to suspend Belarus sanctions after Alexander Lukashenko re-elected for the fifth time

October 13, 2015 7:40 am

EU foreign ministers have agreed to suspend sanctions for four months, after the elections passed off without incident, France's European affairs minister Harlem Desir said.

Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko, 'last dictator of Europe' re-elected for fifth term

October 12, 2015 11:32 am

Alexander Lukashenko's re-election five years ago led to mass protests and the imprisonment of leading opposition figures

Spain on brink after scraping past cautious Belarus

October 12, 2013 12:04 pm

The victory lifted Vicente del Bosque's side three points clear of France with one match to play.

Narsingh Yadav fails to clinch bronze at Worlds

September 19, 2013 2:29 am

Narsingh Yadav missed out on a bronze medal after going down 1-6 to Ali Shabanau of Belarus.

Aleksandrov,Deviatkin take joint lead

June 12, 2012 3:49 am

Strong title contenders Aleksej Aleksandrov of Belarus and Andrei Deviatkin of Russia scored neat victories in the seventh round of the Mumbai Mayor's Cup-International Chess tournament here today.

In Belarus,just being can lead to arrest

July 31, 2011 1:22 am

Iron-fisted authorities in Belarus have responded to a burst of creative modes of protest by young protesters with a rather surreal innovation: a law that prohibits standing together and doing nothing.

Venezuela’s Chavez wants ‘union’ with ally Belarus

September 09, 2009 8:00 pm

Venezuelan Prez boasted of his good ties with fellow US foe Belarus,even suggesting the two countries could become part of a Soviet-style union.