Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Tuesday presented general's shoulder straps to a number of senior officers of the Armed Forces, the interior ministry and the Investigative Committee who had recently been promoted to the rank of general major.
The Tsentralny District Court in Minsk on July 4 started hearing a fraud case against Uladzimir Yapryntsaw, deputy director general of Triple Group, and his son Kazbek.
The All-Belarusian People's Assembly is a real mechanism of grass-roots democracy, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Wednesday in his opening address at the fifth edition of the event held at the Palace of the Republic in Minsk.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka on June 3 signed a presidential edict transforming the Ministry of Trade into a Ministry of Anti-monopoly Regulation...
Almost two weeks after the body was founded by a number of politicians in an effort to unite the country’s fractured opposition…
Emigre opposition politician Syarhey Navumchyk arrived in Minsk on Tuesday on his first visit to Belarus in 20 years.
The demonstrators lined up along Independence Avenue, holding white-red-white flags. Some were handing out white-red-white ribbons to passers-by…
A congress of pro-democracy opposition forces will be held in Minsk’s Yanka Kupala Park on May 15, organizers announced on Thursday
The government is drawing up a presidential edict that will introduce changes to the rules of admission to schools of higher learning and vocational schools.
Opposition activists protested the on-going construction of a nuclear power plant in Belarus during the annual “Charnobylski Shlyakh” (Path of Chernobyl) demonstration staged Tuesday in Minsk on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclea
Opposition activists staged a traditional "Charnobylski Shlyakh" (Path of Chernobyl) demonstration in Minsk on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident.
Firefighters climbed the stairs of one of Minsk’s tallest buildings in a race on April 8.
Svyatlana Aleksiyevich (Svetlana Alexievich), the winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Literature, on Thursday attended a launch event for a collection of her interviews and speeches given to the Belarusian Service of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
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.
Belarus needs to continue its policy aimed at the full normalization and expansion of its relations with the European Union, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said at a government conference on April 5.
The House of Representatives on Monday approved the first reading of a new version of Belarus' Military Doctrine that expresses the country's interest in developing relations with the European Union and understanding with NATO.
Hundreds of people visited the Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Minsk on Friday to pay their last respects to renowned poet Nil Hilevich who passed away at the age of 84 on March 29.
Renowned Belarusian poet Nil Hilevich, the last surviving holder of the People's Poet title, has died aged 84.
The 28-year-old Kulesh, convicted of the murder of three persons, asked the Supreme Court to uphold the sentence. He said that he deserved death and kept remarkably calm after hearing the court’s decision.
Up to 2,000 people attended a rally staged in front of the Kastrychnik movie theater in downtown Minsk on Friday evening on the occasion of the 98th anniversary of the proclamation of the independence of the Belarusian National Republic.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka announced on Friday that he wanted the retirement age to be gradually raised by three years for both men and women.
Some 300 people gathered outside the tax ministry's office in Minsk on Monday to deliver non-food stallholders' petitions demanding the abolition of new rules introduced by Alyaksandr Lukashenka's Edict No. 222.
Yury Chyzh, the owner of the Triple conglomerate, was arrested by KGB officers on suspicion of felony tax evasion, an offense penalized under Part Two of the Criminal Code’s Article 243, Dzmitry Pabyarzhyn, spokesman for the Committee for State Security.
The retirement age should be raised for everyone, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said during a government conference on the development of Belarus’ pension system.
The police are targeted by an «information war,» Interior Minister Ihar Shunevich told reporters in Minsk on Tuesday.