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Belarusian killed in Kyiv clashes laid to rest near Homyel

Mikhail Zhyznewski, a Belarusian citizen killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police in Kyiv last week...

Ukrainians pay last tribute to Belarusian killed in Kyiv clashes

Thousands of people, including Ukrainian opposition leaders Vitali Klitschko, Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Oleh Tyahnybok, turned out Sunday to pay final respects to Mikhail Zhyznewski...

Belarusians taking part in clashes with police in Kyiv

  About a dozen Belarusians took part in clashes with police who tried to oust pro-EU protesters from Independence Square at the heart of Kyiv on the night between December 10 and 11.

Lukashenka to attend Euro 2012 final in Kyiv

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka will attend the final of the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship in Kyiv on July 1, Interfax Ukraine said with reference to Belarusian Ambassador Valyantsin Vyalichka.

Nine million tons of Venezuelan oil to be shipped to Belarus through Ukraine in 2011

Ukraine plans to secure the transit of nine million tons of Venezuelan crude oil through its territory to Belarus in 2011, Ukrainian Transport Minister Kostyantyn Yefymenko told reporters in Kyiv on September 29, BelaPAN

EU may announce ambassador to Belarus in early 2011

The European Union may announce early next year who will head its delegation to Belarus in the status of ambassador, EU Charge d’Affaires Jean-Eric Holzapfel said in an interview with BelaPAN.

Central election commission registers Tsyareshchanka’s nomination group

Under regulations, a presidential hopeful’s nomination group must collect at least 100,000 voter signatures to run in the election...

Carton containing 65 cocoons of tropical butterflies found on train at Ukrainian border

A carton containing 65 live cocoons of rare tropical butterflies was found on a passenger train during a routine customs inspection at the Ukrainian border in the Homyel region on August 9.

Belarus, Ukraine to exchange ratification instruments for border treaty

\"We have absolutely no problems,\" Mr. Lukashenka said. \"We’ve reached and agreement on all problems and talk about joint projects...

Lukashenka meets with Saakashvili in Crimea

Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili while staying in Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, BelaPAN reports.

Signing of Belarusian-Ukrainian oil transit agreement postponed

The signing of a Belarusian-Ukrainian interstate agreement on oil transit has been postponed to a later date, BelaPAN reports.

Chernobyl children refused entry to Britain

The border agency says its tougher measures are driven by child safety. But British host families whose prospective visitors have been refused visas include...

Lukashenka meets with visiting EU commissioner

Alyaksandr Lukashenka met with a visiting European Union commissioner in Minsk on Friday, BelaPAN reports.

Minsk denies report of last-minute cancellation of Lukashenka-Yanukovych meeting

According to the diplomat, who asked not to be named, Minsk demanded at the last minute that Ukraine pay $130 million, a state debt that it allegedly owes to Belarus.

Pilgrimage marks 100 years since return of St. Euphrosyne’s relics

An assembly of pilgrims left Vitsyebsk on June 1 to follow the path of those who carried the relics of Saint Euphrosyne of Polatsk (Polacak) when brining them back from a cloister in Kyiv to Belarus in 1910.

Polish embassy hopes that interstate commission for solving Polish minority problem will soon resume its activities, spokesman says

The Polish authorities are certainly interested in having the issue of the Polish minority in Belarus settled as soon as possible, he noted.

Foreign ministers of Belarus, Ukraine discuss preparations for Yanukovych`s visit to Minsk

Belarusian Foreign Minister Syarhey Martynaw had a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian counterpart, Kostyantyn Hryshchenko, on Tuesday to discuss a wide range of issues, including preparations for a coming visit by Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych to Belarus.

Russian vice premier explains why gas price for Belarus is lower than for Ukraine

Belarus buys Russian natural gas at a lower price than Ukraine because of Minsk’s closer integration ties with Moscow, Igor Shuvalov, Russia’s first deputy prime minister, told reporters in Kyiv on April 1.

President Yanukovych rules out merger of Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

“Is there any right to discuss the matter? For me, the president, there isn\'t any,” Mr. Yanukovych’s press office quoted him as saying. Closer integration with...

Public hearing on Belarus’ nuclear project held in Ukraine

Most Ukrainian environmentalists expressed a negative opinion about the report submitted by the official Belarusian delegation...