German MP expected to stay in Minsk on Thursday and Friday

Marieluise Beck, a member of Alliance’90/The Greens in Germany`s Bundestag, is expected to stay in Minsk on July 17 and 18.

Deadly Moscow subway crash does not prompt Belarusians to bring flowers to Russian embassy in Minsk

Nobody is bringing flowers or candles to the Russian embassy in Minsk to commemorate the victims of the July 15 Moscow subway crash, the embassy’s spokesman, Vladimir Marchukov, told BelaPAN on Wednesday.

German embassy donates humanitarian aid to orphanage in Minsk

Representatives of the German embassy on Wednesday delivered humanitarian aid to an orphanage in Minsk where severely disabled children live.

International arms show opens in Minsk

Milex, a biennial international arms and military equipment exhibition, opened in Minsk on July 9, drawing the largest number of participants since its launch in 2001.

Ceremony in Victory Square in Minsk marks liberation anniversary

A ceremony was held in Victory Square in Minsk on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Belarusian capital from the Nazi invaders.

Kremlin confirms that Vladimir Putin will visit Minsk on Wednesday

The Kremlin press office confirmed Monday that Vladimir Putin would visit Minsk on July 2.

Movement for Freedom attacks Belarusian government for inviting Russian troops to Independence Day parade in Minsk

The Movement for Freedom is vehemently opposed to the participation of Russia’s troops in the July 3 Independence Day military parade in Minsk, the organization says in a statement issued on Monday.

Minsk government bans Ivan Kupala Day march

The Minsk City Executive Committee has rejected an application for permission to stage a march on June 28 on the occasion of Kupalle, Belarus’ folk midsummer holiday, which is internationally known as Ivan Kupala Day.

Former driver for Iranian embassy in Minsk suspected of drug trafficking

A 40-year-old citizen of Iran who used to work as a driver for the Iranian embassy in Minsk is suspected of drug trafficking.

Open-air exhibition of pictures of architectural monuments opens in Minsk

  Photographs of Belarus' most picturesque architectural monuments are on display at the entrance to Chalyuskintsaw Park in Minsk. The buildings in question include ancient churches, convents and palaces.

Russian hockey fans set to march along Minsk streets on May 9 to mark Victory Day

Fans of Team Russia plan to stage a march in Minsk on May 9, the opening day of the 2014 World Ice Hockey Championship, on the occasion of Victory Day, the 69th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany in the 1941-45 Great Patriotic War, reported sports

Chernobyl anniversary march draws some 500 people

Demonstrators demanded an immediate halt to the ongoing construction of Belarus’ first-ever nuclear power plant.

Sixteen children hospitalized with chlorine poisoning in Minsk

Sixteen children and a swimming instructor were hospitalized with signs of chlorine poisoning in Minsk on April 24.

Foreign ministers of Belarus, Venezuela meet in Minsk

Makey and Jaua confirmed their countries\' commitment to the expansion of bilateral cooperation.

Opposition activist Maksim Vinyarski sentenced to 12 days in jail

A district judge in Minsk on Tuesday sentenced opposition activist Maksim Vinyarski to 12 days in jail.

Lukashenka inaugurates Hotel Renaissance in Minsk

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Monday inaugurated Russian-owned Hotel Renaissance on Dzyarzhynskaha Avenue in Minsk.

Opposition candidate for Minsk City Soviet detained by traffic police

  Ilya Dabratvor, a candidate for the Minsk City Soviet, was detained by traffic police in Minsk on Friday minutes after he greeted opposition activist Zmitser Dashkevich upon his release from jail.

Members of Canadian team take dip in icy waters of Minsk lake ahead of 10th Christmas International Ice Hockey Tournament

  Members of a team that represents Canada at the 10th Christmas International Ice Hockey Tournament in Minsk took a dip in the icy waters of Lake Kamsamolskaye.

Hundreds of motorists in Minsk stage protest against tax on vehicle owners

Calls to stage a \"Stop Tax!\" protest appeared on social networking websites a few days ago...

Police turn out at Belarus Free Theater’s show in Minsk

  Two police officers showed up at Belarus Free Theater’s performance in a private house in Minsk on Saturday to “check on a report that people having a non-traditional sexual orientation gather at the address.”

Hotel, restaurant prices will be \"reasonable\" during world hockey championship, official says

  Hotel and restaurant prices will be "reasonable" during the 2014 World Ice Hockey Championship in Minsk, Vyachaslaw Charnow, director of the National Tourism Agency, told reporters in Minsk on December 6.