Ihar Karpenka

Opposition activists stage Chernobyl anniversary march in Minsk

Opposition activists staged a traditional demonstration in Minsk on Sunday to mark the 29th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear accident...

Twenty-eight countries represented at international book fair in Minsk

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.

Presidents of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and, possibly, Ukraine expected to have talks soon

The presidents of the Customs Union troika and, possibly, Ukraine, will soon have a series of meetings.

Ihar Karpenka elected leader of Communist Party of Belarus

Ihar Karpenka, deputy head of the Minsk City Executive Committee, was elected leader of the Communist Party of Belarus (CPB) at a meeting that t

Gay activists stage pride march on Minsk`s outskirts

Gay activists staged a gay pride march in Minsk’s remote neighborhood Shabany on Saturday evening in defiance of the city authorities’ ban...

Constitutional Court to hold hearing Thursday to examine compliance of so-called Pole’s Card with international treaties

  The Constitutional Court of Belarus is expected to hold a hearing on March 31 to examine the compliance of the so-called Pole’s Card with international treaties on the initiative of the House of Representatives.

PACE resolution will only impede declaration of moratorium on death penalty in Belarus, lawmaker says

“We are not schoolchildren for PACE to shake its finger at us for doing something wrong,” Mr. Karpenka said. “ I believe the resolution only causes...

European Parliament should engage in equal dialogue with Belarus, lawmaker says

The European Parliament should engage with Belarus in a dialogue on the principles of equality and mutual respect, a Belarusian lawmaker said when meeting with Jean-Claude Frecon, a member of the Senate of France and vice president of the Council of Europe’s Congress, in M