Uladzimir LAPTSEVICH

Court surprisingly acquits Andrey Bandarenka

 A judge of the Leninski District Court in Mahilyow on March 30 acquitted imprisoned human rights defender Andrey Bandarenka who was facing a charge of persistently disobeying orders of the administration of a correctional institution under Article 411 of the Criminal Code.

Twelve residents of Mahilyow complain about Lukashenka’s aggressive remarks

Twelve residents of Mahilyow have petitioned Mikalay Charhinets, chairman of the Public Council on Morals...

Far-right pro-Russian activists stage march in Mahilyow

Some 40 far-right pro-Russian activists staged an authorized march in Mahilyow on November 25...

Syarhey Kavalenka applied for pardon under pressure

Syarhey Kavalenka applied for a presidential pardon in late June and did that under pressure from the administration of Correctional Institution...

Employees at Babruysk Tractor Components and Units Plant threaten to «work to rule»

Workers at Babruysk Tractor Components and Units Plant (BTCUP) have announced plans to \"work to rule\" after being denied part of June bonuses...

Statkevich to be moved to cell-type prison

A judge on Thursday ordered convicted former presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich transferred to a cell-type correctional institution...

Sannikaw staying in Mahilyow prison

Andrey Sannikaw is staying in Correctional Institution No. 4 in Mahilyow, the former presidential candidate\'s lawyer...

Opposition activists jailed following demonstration in support of imprisoned Dashkevich

Opposition activists who were arrested during Tuesday\'s demonstration in support of imprisoned Malady Front leader Zmitser Dashkevich in Horki...

Police leave in peace Kupalle enthusiasts near Byalynichy

Police have finally left in peace Kupalle enthusiasts after trying for two days to disrupt their celebration of Belarus’ folk midsummer holiday...

KGB continues raids on homes of opposition activists, journalists

In Babruysk, Mahilyow region, KGB officers searched the home of Alena Myadzvedzeva, an activist of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign...

Lukashenka gets largest amount of media attention, says top OSCE/ODIHR observer

Alyaksandr Lukashenka receives the largest amount of attention from the country’s television and radio companies than his rivals in the presidential election combined...

Mahilyow Regional Court sentences gang member to death over four murders

The gang targeted foreign nationals who were sleeping in their cars parked on the roadside at night...