Alyaksey Yanukevich

Opposition forces may abandon idea of common list of candidates for parliamentary elections

The member organizations of the “coalition of the six” have decided to postpone discussing a common list of candidates for September’s House of Representatives elections...

Belarusian Popular Front to take part in parliamentary elections

The Council of the Belarusian Popular Front decided at a meeting on Saturday that the party would take part in the forthcoming House of Representatives elections...

Belarusian Popular Front lashes out at Lukashenka over Eurasian Economic Union project

  The Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) has lashed out at Alyaksandr Lukashenka over his plans to form a Eurasian Economic Union with Russia and Kazakhstan.

Information ministry withdraws closure suit against Nasha Niva

  The information ministry on July 12 unexpectedly withdrew its suit seeking the closure of Nasha Niva, a leading Minsk-based private newspaper critical of the government.

Leaders of four pro-democratic groups set up coalition ahead of presidential poll

The leaders of four pro-democratic groups on September 17 signed an agreement on the establishment of a coalition to coordinate their activities during the country’s presidential campaign, BelaPAN reports.

Four pro-democratic groups set up coalition to coordinate activities during presidential campaign

Alyaksandr Milinkevich of the Movement for Freedom, Alyaksey Yanukevich of the Belarusian Popular Front, Aleh Novikaw of the Belarusian Party of the Greens and Ales Mikhalevich...

Opposition leaders sign agreement on electoral cooperation

The leaders of six opposition groups on August 24 signed an agreement on cooperation during the forthcoming presidential race, BelaPAN reports.

Opposition leaders sign agreement on electoral cooperation

According to the accord, opposition forces shall conduct a massive campaign to inform all residents of Belarus about the \"dire consequences\" of the government\'s policies and...

Belarusian Popular Front urges opposition presidential hopefuls to sign manifesto on protection of national interests

The Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) has called on all opposition presidential hopefuls to sign a manifesto on the protection of national interests, BelaPAN reports.

Opposition calls for UN inquiry into high-profile disappearances

Opposition politicians Yury Zakharanka and Viktar Hanchar, businessman Anatol Krasowski and journalist Dzmitry Zavadski went missing in 1999-2000.

Opposition activists mark 20th anniversary of state sovereignty declaration by flower-laying ceremonies

Opposition activists and public figures on July 27 marked the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty by laying flowers at the graves of Vasil Bykaw, Henadz Karpenka, Ihar Hermyanchuk, Artur Volski and other people deemed to be prominent co

Twenty years since adoption of State Sovereignty Declaration

On September 19, 1991, the Supreme Soviet adopted a law that changed the name of the country for the Republic of Belarus and introduced new state symbols...

Leader denies that Belarusian Popular Front has split

Alyaksey Yanukevich, chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF), told reporters in Minsk on Thursday that rumors of a split in the party were false, as quoted by BelaPAN.

Four prominent members expelled from Belarusian Popular Front

The Soym (Council) of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) on June 12 expelled four prominent members from the party.

Opposition set to stage march in Minsk to celebrate 20th anniversary of State Sovereignty Declaration

The organizers will apply to the Minsk city government for permission to stage the march on July 27, its route has not yet been decided upon.

Deputy Chairman Ryhor Kostusew named Belarusian Popular Front’s presidential nominee

The Belarusian Popular Front (BPF), at a controversial convention in Minsk on Saturday, elected Deputy Chairman Ryhor Kostusew as the party’s potential candidate in next year’s presidential elections, BelaPAN rep

Belarusian Popular Front leader denounces local elections

Alyaksey Yanukevich, chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF), on Monday denounced the country's April 20-25 local elections, as quoted by BelaPAN.

Opposition should not abandon its traditional Chernobyl anniversary marches, politician says

Belarus’ opposition should not abandon its traditional Chernobyl anniversary demonstrations called Charnobylski Shlyakh (Path of Chernobyl), Mikalay Statkevich, chairman of the Narodnaya Hramada Belarusian Social Democratic Party, said in an interview with

Authorities will step up pressure on opposition activists ahead of presidential election, Belarusian Popular Front leader predicts

The Belarusian authorities are likely to step up pressure on opposition activists as the presidential election draws near, Alyaksey Yanukevich, leader of the Belarusian Popular Front, said at a meeting of the party’s Soym (Council) in Minsk on Sunday.

Belarusian Popular Front is abandoning its traditional way of observing Chernobyl anniversary, leader says

The Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) is abandoning its traditional way of commemorating the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident, BPF Chairman Alyaksey Yanukevich told reporters in Minsk on Thursday, as quoted by BelaPAN

Group initiating referendum on car import duty applies for registration

BPF leader Alyaksey Yanukevich said that the group would manage to gather more than a million signatures in support of the referendum.