Maksim Vinyarski

Opposition activists stage “National Flag Avenue” demonstration

Opposition activists staged a demonstration in downtown Minsk on Monday evening, marking the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the white-red-white flag and the Pahonya emblem as Belarus’ state symbols.

Council of Belarusian National Congress holds first meeting

Almost two weeks after the body was founded by a number of politicians in an effort to unite the country’s fractured opposition…

Opposition activists demonstrate in Minsk in support of historically national symbols

The demonstrators lined up along Independence Avenue, holding white-red-white flags. Some were handing out white-red-white ribbons to passers-by…

Stallholders gather outside tax ministry's office to demand abolition of new rules

Some 300 people gathered outside the tax ministry's office in Minsk on Monday to deliver non-food stallholders' petitions demanding the abolition of new rules introduced by Alyaksandr Lukashenka's Edict No. 222.

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...

Opposition activists forced to change residence to escape arbitrary detentions

Opposition activists are forced to live at an address different to the one where they are registered in order to escape arbitrary detentions, Maksim Vinyarski, a coordinator of an opposition group called European Belarus, told reporters in Minsk on October 15.

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.

Opposition activist Vinyarski sentenced to 15 days in jail for demonstrating against Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine

  Maksim Vinyarski, a member of an opposition group called European Belarus, was sentenced Thursday to 15 days in jail for demonstrating against Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine.

Protester goes on hunger strike following arrest in Minsk`s Kastrychnitskaya Square

Opposition activist Alyaksandr Valantsevich has gone on hunger strike in the detention center on Akrestsina Street in Minsk following his arrest during a demonstration in central Kastrychnitskaya Square on Friday evening.

Opposition activists demonstrate in Minsk to demand freedom for political prisoners

A dozen people, mostly activists of an opposition group called European Belarus, staged a demonstration in downtown Minsk...