Belarusian ambassador to Russia meets with Moscow-based Slovenian ambassador to Belarus

  Ihar Petryshenka, the Belarusian ambassador to the Russian Federation, met Friday in Moscow with his Slovenian counterpart, Primoz Seligo.

New book by prominent Belarusian writer Svyatlana Aleksiyevich published in Moscow

  Second-hand Time: The Demise of the Red (Wo)man, a book by award-winning Belarusian writer Svyatlana Aleksiyevich (Svetlana Alexievich), has been published in Moscow by the Vremya Publishing House.

Foreign ministers of Belarus, Russia to hold talks in Moscow on July 10

  Belarusian Foreign Minister Uladzimir Makey is expected to hold talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Moscow on July 10.

Russia concerned about Belarus’ dairy, meat exports much in excess of quotas

Moscow is concerned about the fact that Belarus exports dairy and meat products to Russia considerably in excess of the agreed limits, while Minsk asks...

Russian activists demonstrate in Moscow in support of Lukashenka’s opponents

Russian human rights activists demonstrated in Moscow on August 3 in support of pro-democratic forces and civil society in Belarus.

Lukashenka to stay in Moscow on Monday, Tuesday

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka will stay in Moscow on December 19 and 20 to take part in a number of top-level meetings in the framework of multilateral integration alliances, according to the presidential press office.

Prime Minister Myasnikovich to attend meeting of Union State\'s Council of Ministers in Moscow on August 15

  Prime Minister Mikhail Myasnikovich and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, will co-chair a meeting of the Belarusian-Russian Union State's Council of Ministers in Moscow on August 15.

Three Belarusians wounded by gunman in Moscow subway

Three Belarusian men have been wounded at a subway station in Moscow by a gunman who went on a shooting spree after being angered by them.

Minsk-born Vladimir Resin appointed acting mayor of Moscow

Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday dismissed veteran Moscow Mayor Yury Luzhkov and appointed Vladimir Resin, the 74-year-old Minsk-born first deputy mayor, to be acting mayor, BelaPAN reports.

Prime ministers of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia to meet in October to discuss unsettled Customs Union issues

The prime ministers of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia are expected to meet in October to discuss issues relating to the establishment of a common economic zone within the three countries’ Customs Union that remain unsettled, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalo

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...

Belarus to ship Soviet-era spent nuclear fuel to Russia

The entire stock of spent nuclear fuel that accumulated in Belarus in the Soviet era will be brought to Russia, Vyachaslaw Kuwshynaw, director general of the Sosny nuclear research center that is located just outside Minsk, told reporters in the Belarusian capital on Septe

Detention of people arrested over firebomb attack on Russian embassy extended by three days

The indymedia site described the arrested men as “civil society activists who participate in various social campaigns aimed at the protection of human rights...

Belarus to place bonds in Russia soon

Andrei Golikov, a member of the Sberbank board, said that Belarus could raise 15 billion Russian rubles or less through the placement...

Molotov cocktail bombs thrown at detention center in Minsk

Two unknown people have thrown two Molotov cocktail bombs at the door of the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk early on Monday, BelaPAN reports.

Poet Nyaklyayew barred from speaking at Moscow international book fair following protest from official Belarusian delegation

Prominent Belarusian poet Uladzimir Nyaklyayew, leader of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign, was denied the opportunity to speak at the 23rd Moscow International Book Fair, which began in the Russian capital city on September 1,

Day of Belarus at Moscow International Book Fair

Thursday was the Day of Belarus at the 23rd Moscow International Book Fair, which began in the Russian capital city on September 1, BelaPAN reports.

Anarchist group claims responsibility for embassy attack

In a statement the group said that the attack was a response to the Russian authorities\' crackdown on activists protesting plans to build a new motorway...

Work in full swing in Lida ahead of farming festival

Work is in full swing in Lida to make the western Belarusian city more attractive ahead of this year’s national end-of-harvest festival, Dazhynki.

Lukashenka suggests that Moscow could be behind embassy attack

The Belarusian leader hit back at some Russian experts and politicians over speculation that Minsk could be behind the attack...

Moscow expresses anger over attack on embassy in Minsk

The Russian foreign ministry has expressed anger over Monday's firebomb attack on the country's embassy in Minsk, BelaPAN reports.

Belarus is ready to switch over to pragmatic relations with Russia, Lukashenka says

Belarus is ready to switch over, “in a calm and businesslike manner,” to pragmatic relations with Russia, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Thursday while meeting with the visiting governor of Russia's province of Kursk, Aleksandr Mikhailov, as quoted by

Talks continue about establishment of joint company to sell Belarusian nuclear power plant’s electricity, says Russian ambassador

Talks about the establishment of a joint company with Russia to sell electricity to be produced by Belarus’ future nuclear power plant still continue, Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Surikov told reporters in Minsk on August 26, as quoted by