By Dzmitry ULASAW

Belarus knocks four zeroes off rubel

Belarus knocked four zeroes off the rubel at midnight on July 1 in a third currency redenomination since August 1994.

Lukashenka: Redenomination is serious political event

The upcoming currency redenomination is a serious political event, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Thursday in Minsk while meeting with Prime Minister Andrey Kabyakow and Pavel Kalaur, head of the National Bank of Belarus.

Trade ministry transformed into ministry of anti-monopoly regulation

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on June 3 signed a presidential edict transforming the Ministry of Trade into a Ministry of Anti-monopoly Regulation...

Former hockey executive Berazhkow released from custody

Uladzimir Berazhkow, a prominent journalist and former general manager of hockey club HC Dinamo Minsk, was released from custody on Wednesday after spending almost eight months in a pretrial detention center.

Lukashenka cuts sharply limit on duty-free imports by post

Alyaksandr Lukashenka, by his February 11 presidential edict, reduced the maximum value of goods that a person may receive from abroad by post free of duty from €200 to just €22 a month.

Zmitser Dashkevich notified that police supervision over him may be extended and tightened

“I have to report to the Pershamayski district police station in Minsk on the first, third and fourth Thursday of each month…”

Eavesdropping equipment found in Belarusian-owned health resort in Russia

The FSB, which made the discovery on January 31, referred the case to a communication watchdog, which subsequently complained to a Russian court…