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3 days ago
Belarus on Friday launched new criminal charges against the co-founder of the opposition Telegram channel Nexta, Stepan Putilo, accusing him of organising a "terrorist" organisation, the Belta state news agency reported.
18 May
Belarus has introduced the death penalty for attempts to carry out acts of terrorism, Russian news agencies reported Wednesday, charges that several opposition activists face in the ex-Soviet country.
9 May
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a key ally of Moscow, on Monday accused the West of supporting Nazi ideas and of being "at war with Russia" in Ukraine.
23 Mar
A leading exiled Belarusian opposition figure on Wednesday urged the West to strengthen sanctions against President Alexander Lukashenko and his regime for supporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
17 Mar
Diplomats at the United Nations voiced outrage Thursday over Belarus's widespread human rights violations at home, and also for "enabling" Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
12 Mar
To commemorate International Women’s month, the Wife of Argentinian Ambassador and Head of Mission Spouses in Nigeria, Mrs. Maria Eugenia Herrero, is partnering with Heart for Widows International to empower and give succor to widows. Speaking at the Residence of the Argentinian Embassy, which had in attendance, 18 representatives from different countries of the world,…
7 Mar
Ukraine on Monday rejected Moscow's offer of humanitarian corridors to Russia and Belarus, Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said.
6 Mar
South Korea said Sunday it will implement export controls against close Moscow ally Belarus for "effectively supporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine". Without detailing what specific measures would be taken, Seoul's foreign ministry said the restrictions would be similar to those previously imposed on Russia. South Korea last month said it would tighten export controls…
3 Mar
UEFA said Thursday that all Belarusian clubs and national teams competing in European competitions must play their home matches on neutral ground following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. European football's governing body added in a statement that no spectators will be able to attend games in which the teams from Belarus were down to host.…
28 Feb
Japan will sanction Belarus's President Alexander Lukashenko and limit trade with Russia's central bank over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Monday.
14 Dec
A court in Belarus on Tuesday sentenced opposition leader Sergei Tikhanovsky to 18 years in prison after he galvanised an unprecedented protest movement against strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko last year, state media said.
8 Dec
Polish soldiers have found the body of a man next to a backpack and a Nigerian passport in a forest close to the Belarusian border, the police said on Wednesday.

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