Lukashenka awards order to EU-blacklisted businessman Tsernawski

Alyaksandr Lukashenka on Friday bestowed the Order of Honor on Anatol Tsernawski, a businessman blacklisted by the European Union over his alleged ties with the Belarusian leader.

EU publishes updated blacklist of Belarusian individuals, entities

The Council of the European Union has published the names of Belarusian citizens and economic entities whose names were included in the EU\'s blacklist...

EU expected to remove 13 Belarusian individuals, five companies from its blacklist

The Foreign Affairs Council of the European Union is expected to lift its sanctions against 13 citizens of Belarus and five Belarusian companies...

EU may expand blacklist of Belarusians

The EU considers adding to it Alyaksandr Mashenski, who runs a food and restaurant business called Santa Impeks Brest...

Lukashenka, Medvedev call on West not to impose economic sanctions on Belarus

  Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday issued a joint statement calling on the West not to impose economic sanctions on Belarus.

Belarusian rights groups based abroad slam proposal to shorten EU`s blacklist

A number of Belarusian human rights groups abroad have attacked the Brussels-based Office for a Democratic Belarus for its proposal that the EU should shorten its list of Belarusians subject to travel bans and asset freezes for their role in the governmen

Head of pro-government writers\' union appeals to UN Human Rights Committee over EU blacklist

  The leader of the pro-government Union of Writers of Belarus has sent an appeal to the UN Human Rights Committee and the European Commission protesting the European Union's travel sanctions targeting scores of Belarusian individuals.

Russian ambassador expresses opposition to barring Belarusians, Russians from the other country

  Russian Ambassador Aleksandr Surikov said on Friday that he opposed any travel bans imposed by Belarus or Russia on citizens of the other country.

Russian journalist jailed hours after arriving in Belarus

  Russian journalist Aleksandr Lashmankin was sentenced to three days in jail on a charge of disorderly conduct in a trial in Orsha on March 24.

EU adds by mistake deceased Belarusian official to its blacklist

The European Union placed by mistake a deceased official, Mikhail Pishchulyonak, on its list of 157 Belarusians subject...

Two Belarusian-based banks blacklisted by US Treasury Department

Two Belarusian-based banks are among 21 entities identified by the US Department of the Treasury as controlled by the government of Iran, BelaPAN reports.