Vyachaslaw BUDKEVICH

Rawkow: Belarusian Armed Forces ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine

The Belarusian Armed Forces are ready to send peacekeepers to Ukraine’s Donbas region if all necessary conditions are met, Defense Minister Andrey Rawkow told reporters in Minsk on Wednesday.

KGB: Sharoyko confessed to being Ukrainian spy

Pavlo Sharoyko has confessed to being a Ukrainian military intelligence officer who was sent to Belarus as a spy, Dzmitry Pabyarzhyn, spokesman for the Committee for State Security (KGB), told reporters in Minsk on November 20.

Ten military servicemen arrested over soldier's death

Ten military servicemen have been arrested in an inquiry opened in connection with the death of a conscript soldier in a military unit near Barysaw, Minsk region, according to the Investigative Committee of Belarus.

Lukashenka: Objectives of Zapad 2017 accomplished

The objectives and tasks of Zapad 2017 have been accomplished in full, Alyaksandr Lukashenka told reporters on Wednesday, after observing a mock battle on the final day of the large-scale Belarusian-Russian military exercise.

Belarus, Russia begin joint military exercise

Belarus and Russia began their joint large-scale military exercise, titled Zapad (West) 2017, on Thursday amid neighboring nations` deep concerns.

Belarus, EU agree readmission deal

Belarus and the European Commission have agreed in general a draft text for their agreement on readmission, the interior ministry said in a statement following Tuesday's talks in Minsk.

Investigative Committee takes over investigation of "riot case"

The Investigative Committee of Belarus has taken over the investigation of the criminal case against more than a dozen people who were originally apprehended on a charge of preparing for a riot following Alyaksandr Lukashenka's remarks about the arrest of foreign-trained militants.

Mall attacker sentenced to 15 years in prison

A young man who attacked people with a chainsaw and an axe at a shopping mall in Minsk last October was sentenced on Friday to 15 years in a minimum-security correctional institution, the maximum possible penalty in the case.

Russia`s border security move is internal affair, State Border Committee says

Russia`s decision to establish a "border zone" along its border with Belarus is its internal affair, Anton Bychkowski, spokesperson for the State Border Committee (SBC) of Belarus, told BelaPAN.

Young man seriously wounded by police outside his apartment in Minsk

A police officer responding to a noise complaint opened fire and seriously wounded a young man inside an apartment building in Minsk in the morning on January 1.

Yury Chyzh released from jail

Yury Chyzh, a prominent Belarusian businessman who was arrested in March, was reportedly released on Wednesday.

Russia set to have military airbase in Belarus’ Babruysk

A Russian airbase for Sukhoi Su-27 (Flanker) fighter jets will be established in Babruysk, in eastern Belarus, in 2016.

Alleged subway bomb hoaxer, sex offender gets nine years in prison

A district judge in Minsk imposed a nine-year prison sentence on of a man arrested over an SMS message containing a hoax bomb threat and later charged with sexual offenses...

Rights activist Bandarenka gets three years in prison

No grounds for calling Andrey Bandarenka political prisoner, rights defender says...

Ukrainian MP Bryhynets is banned from entering Belarus and Union State

Oleksandr Bryhynets, a member of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada, is on a list of persons who are banned from entering Belarus and the Union State...

Ukrainian MP Bryhynets is banned from entering Belarus and Union State

Oleksandr Bryhynets, a member of Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada, is on a list of persons who are banned from entering Belarus and the Union State...

Makey: Eurasian Economic Union is very important to Belarus

\"Regional blocs are expanding around the world as more and more countries are joining them,\" Mr. Makey said.

Makey: Eurasian Economic Union is very important to Belarus

\"Regional blocs are expanding around the world as more and more countries are joining them,\" Mr. Makey said.

Myasnikovich: Belarus is in very difficult economic situation

The country is in a very difficult economic situation, Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich said in an interview televised on channel RTR Belarus on Saturday evening...

Criminal case opened over modernization delay at Vitsyebskdrew

Criminal proceedings have been instituted in connection with delays in the modernization of state-owned woodworking company Vitsyebskdrew...

Belarus’ Su-27 fighter jets expected to be upgraded

The State Defense Industry Committee is ready to thoroughly modernize all of Belarus’ Su-27 fighter jets, the Committee’s head...

Russia deploys fighter jets in Belarus

A duty flight of the Russian Air Force\'s Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter jets has been deployed in Baranavichy...

Russia to deploy fighter jets in Belarus within days

Russia plans to deploy a duty flight of Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter jets in Baranavichy, Brest region, within the next few days...

KGB denies attempts to arrest Uralkali managers in Russia

The professionalism and competence of Russia\'s Federal Security Service rules out the possibility of officers of foreign intelligence agencies working in the territory of Russia...

Russia opens criminal case against Uralkali CEO

The Investigative Committee of Russia on Monday instituted criminal proceedings against Vladislav Baumgertner, director general of Uralkali...