Alyaksandr Lukashenka

Lukashenka: Mozambique can be one of Belarus\' footholds in Africa

Mozambique can become one of the footholds of Belarus in Africa, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Tuesday in Minsk while meeting with the prime minister of Mozambique, Alberto Vaquina.

Imprisoned opposition activist Ihar Alinevich transferred to correctional institution near Vitsyebsk

Imprisoned opposition activist Ihar Alinevich has been transferred to a correctional institution near Vitsyebsk.

National soccer stadium to be built in Minsk by 2019

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on July 18 signed a presidential edict providing for the construction of a national soccer stadium in Minsk before December 31, 2018, reported the presidential press office.

German MP says that she is in favor of cooperation with Belarus but will not forget about political prisoners

Marieluise Beck, a member of Germany’s Bundestag, said Friday in an interview with BelaPAN in Minsk that she was in favor of cooperation between Belarus and the European Union but had no intention of forgetting ab

Belarus decides against hiring Chinese company to build second runway at Minsk National Airport

Belarus has decided against hiring a Chinese company to build a second runway at Minsk National Airport, said Deputy Prime Minister Anatol Kalinin.

Lukashenka appoints new director for Presidential Administration’s Information and Analytical Center

Alyaksandr Lukashenka has, by his presidential edict, dismissed Alyaksandr Bazanaw from his position as director of the Information and Analytical Center of the Presidential Administration in connection with his retirement, the presidential press office reported on Friday.

Lukashenka urges diplomats to look for strategic partners worldwide

Diplomats should look for strategic partners in all regions of the world to enable Belarus to establish close economic ties similar to those it has with Venezuela...

Lukashenka urges diplomats to look for strategic partners worldwide

Diplomats should look for strategic partners in all regions of the world to enable Belarus to establish close economic ties similar to those it has with Venezuela...

Lukashenka shrugs off concerns about safety of Belarusian nuclear power plant

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Thursday dismissed concerns about the safety of Belarus' first-ever nuclear power plant that is under construction in the Hrodna region.

Lukashenka: Belarus will be active in Ukrainian market, keep strengthening strategic partnership with Russia

Belarus will be active in the Ukrainian market and continue to strengthen its strategic partnership with Russia, Alyaksandr Lukashe

Lukashenka: West will predictably increase pressure on Belarus as presidential election approaches

The West will predictably increase its pressure on Belarus as the 2015 presidential election approaches, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said

EU removes eight Belarusians from its blacklist

The Council of the European Union on July 8 lifted entry bans and asset freezes against eight citizens of Belarus and placed one Belarusian on its blacklist...

EU removes eight Belarusians from its blacklist

The Council of the European Union on July 8 lifted entry bans and asset freezes against eight citizens of Belarus and placed one Belarusian on its blacklist...

Price ceilings for milk to be lifted in Mahilyow region by way of experiment

Alyaksandr Lukashenka announced on Monday that milk producers in the Mahilyow region would be allowed to set prices and choose buyers independently by way of experiment.

Lukashenka: The West uses sanctions instead of being grateful for defeat of Nazis

The West tries to dictate and uses sanctions instead being grateful for the defeat of the Nazis, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said Wednesday in Minsk, speaking at the opening ceremony for a new building for the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.

Belarusians remained unvanquished people during German invasion, Lukashenka says

The Belarusians remained an unvanquished people during the occupation by Nazi Germany in World War II, Alyaksandr Lukashenka said while inaugurating the new building of the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War in Minsk on Wednesday.

Lukashenka warns against attempts to distort WWII history

Alyaksandr Lukashenka warned on Wednesday against what he described as attempts to distort the history of World War II and "steal the great victory from our people."

Lukashenka: Belarus and Russia will always be together

Mr. Lukashenka described as symbolic the Russian leader\'s stay in Minsk during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the city\'s liberation from the Nazi invaders

Lukashenka: Belarus and Russia will always be together

Mr. Lukashenka described as symbolic the Russian leader\'s stay in Minsk during the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the city\'s liberation from the Nazi invaders

Market vendors make last-minute plea to Lukashenka

Delegates to a June 30 conference of sole entrepreneurs in Minsk urged Alyaksandr Lukashenka to impose a moratorium on inspections targeting market vendors and fines for failure to comply with tough new rules that will come into force this week.

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.

Liliya Ananich appointed information minister

Lukashenka expressed hope that new Information Minister would be able to bring something new to the work of her ministry despite many years of service as deputy and first deputy minister.

Liliya Ananich appointed information minister

Lukashenka expressed hope that new Information Minister would be able to bring something new to the work of her ministry despite many years of service as deputy and first deputy minister.

Lukashenka makes government appointments

Alyaksandr Lukashenka made a number of government appointments on June 30. In particular, according to the presidential press office, the Belarusian leader appointed: - Henadz Palchyk as chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission;