Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Russian President Vladimir Putin exchanged words of gratitude as they opened a session of the Supreme State Council of the Union State of Belarus and Russia at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on Thursday.
About 300 people staged an unsanctioned demonstration in downtown Minsk on Monday afternoon to demand the abolition of tough new rules for non-food stallholders at markets and shopping centers.
The Minsk Regional Court has handed down a second death sentence in Belarus since the start of 2016, inflicting the death penalty on a man convicted of multiple murder, theft and other crimes.
The government should ignore market vendors' resentment and move ahead with plans to secure an even playing field for all retailers in Belarus, Alyaksandr Lukashenka told Trade Minister Uladzimir Kaltovich on Tuesday.
Representatives of the foreign ministries of seven member countries of the European Union will visit Belarus this week.
Market vendors demanded on Monday talks with Alyaksandr Lukashenka to discuss his presidential edict that paralyzed their business at the start of this year.
Perspektyva has applied to the Minsk City Executive Committee for permission to stage a demonstration on February 15 in protest against tough new rules for market vendors, Anatol Shumchanka, leader of the small business association...
The Belarusian leader noted that the government had raised a number of issues that required a decision at the level of the head of state, and that he had thought over the government’s proposals «for days and even for weeks.»
All three young men arrested over Belarusian-language graffiti pleaded not guilty to the charges against them at the start of their trial at the Frunzenski District Court in Minsk on Monday.
Alyaksandr Lukashenka expressed his determination to «defend national interests» while discussing Belarus’ military doctrine with top security officials on Friday.
The «honey years» for small business owners with sole entrepreneur status are over, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said on Thursday while meeting with top border guard officials after formally approving this year’s border protection plan.
Entrepreneurs renting stalls at markets and shopping centers in more than 20 cities traveled to the Belarusian capital for the forum, which had been organized by a small business association called Perspektyva.
Former presidential candidate Ales Mikhalevich was taken off a train and arrested by Belarusian border guards early on September 8 as he was traveling to Minsk from Vilnius in a surprise return to the country.
Tatsyana Karatkevich, an activist of the “Tell the Truth!” movement who plans to run in October’s presidential race, has applied to the Minsk City Executive Committee for permission to stage three demonstrations at the center of the city on July 15.
Emergency management units in Minsk practiced responding to a fire at an all-season freestyle ski aerials training center that includes a popular indoor water park on Thursday.
The second session of the Congress for Independence will be held in Minsk on June 7, Alena Anisim, first deputy head of the Francisak Skaryna Belarusian Language Society (BLS), told BelaPAN.
Opposition activists staged a traditional demonstration in Minsk on Sunday to mark the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident...
Revelers gathered in the Central Botanical Garden in Minsk on February 21 to celebrate the end of Maslenitsa (Butter Week), which is observed by Orthodox Christians during the last week before the Great Lent.
Publishers based in 28 countries are taking part in the 22nd Minsk International Book Fair that was opened in the Belarusian capital city on February 11.
The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine arrived Wednesday in Minsk for a “Normandy Four” summit on the Ukraine crisis.
Talks between the leaders of Ukraine, France, Germany and Russia have begun in the Palace of Independence in Minsk...
The permanent office of the United Kingdom`s Visa Application Center in Minsk (VAC) began operation on January 15. The VAC`s temporary office was situated at President Hotel in Minsk.
Residents of Minsk are bringing flowers to the French embassy in Minsk to pay tribute to the victims of a terrorist attack on the headquarters of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.
Spectacular New Year illumination will be on in Minsk from dusk till morning on January 6, 7 and 14. It will be turned off after 11 p.m. on other days.
The Economic Court of Minsk on Monday started hearing the tax ministry's suit seeking payment of a penalty of one billion rubels by prominent publisher Ihar Lohvinaw’s bookstore.