Presidents of Ukraine and Belarus prayed for peace
In the course of the working visit to the Republic of Belarus, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko visited Church of St. Michael together with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko. The two leaders prayed for peace and prosperity of Ukrainian and Belarusian people.
President: Kyiv-Minsk line is an axis of good, friendship and peace
Ukraine-Belarus border was, is and will always be a border of friendship, good neighborliness and reliable partnership. A border of peace. And nobody will ever set Ukraine against Belarus. It was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the joint commemoration of Chornobyl accident with President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
SAP opens criminal proceeding on possible illicit enrichment of Radical party leader
Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAP) opened criminal proceeding regarding possible illicit enrichment of Oleh Lyashko, the leader of Radical Party. This was reported by NABU director Artem Sytnyk during the briefing.
General amnesty for Donbas militants impossible – Yury Lutsenko
The general amnesty for Donbas militants is out of the question. It can be granted only on an individual basis, Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko said, speaking to Bild Apr. 2, Interfaxc-Ukrayina reports.
Russian ambassador names terms for establishing military base in Belarus
Russia cannot place its military base in Belarusian territory because there is no intergovernmental agreement. Alexander Surikov, Russian ambassador to Belarus, made a statement to this effect at a press conference in Minsk, TASS news agency reports.
Ukrainian reporters demand that Belarus release their illegally detained counterpart
Workers of Ukrainian media collect signatures under the petition, which they are to send Belarusian leader Alexandr Lukashenko. They demand to release their illegally detained counterpart Alexandr Borozenko. The journalist who works for Belsat TV channel was detained in Minsk on March 25, during the rallies timed to the ‘Day of Freedom’, a number of peaceful anti-government protests in Belarus. The National Union of Journalists of Ukraine and the Information Centre for Human Rights reported that on evening of March 30.
Voronenkov's assassin dies amid surgery
The assassin who killed Russian Duma's former deputy Denis Voronenkov in the center of Kyiv on Thursday has died amid surgery in hospital, according to the Ukrainian Interior Ministry.
Belarus drops allegation that frontier intruders came from Ukrainian territory
Belarus dropped an allegation that a car with armed men, that broke through the Belarus border on the night of March 20, entered from the territory of Ukraine. Oleh Slobodyan, the Border Guard Service officer Oleh Slobodyan reported that on his Facebook page.
U.S. Concerned By Detentions In Belarus, Urges Respect For Freedoms
The United States and the United Nations have voiced concern about what human rights groups say is the Belarusian government's biggest crackdown on protesters in years.
Belarusian President Suspends Collection Of 'Parasite' Tax On Jobless People
MINSK -- Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has announced that collection of a tax on unemployed people will be suspended for one year, stepping back from a policy that has prompted widespread protests in the tightly controlled former Soviet republic.
Thousands in Belarus protest against the tax on parasitism
More than a thousand of people protesting against the “tax on parasitism” walked along the central streets of Belarusian city of Brest and blocked traffic flow on the city’s main motorway.
Lukashenko provides a possibility for Europeans to travel without visa for five days
Citizens of 39 European countries, including the entire European Union, as well as Brazil, Indonesia, the US, Japan and other countries will be able to enter the county without a visa for a maximum of 5 days
Alexandr Lukashenko: Minsk ready to organize local election in Donbas and to bring order in the 400-km long border
‘We’re ready to play any role to bring peace there,’ Belarusian president noted.
EU said that parliamentary elections in Belarus show the need for 'comprehensive electoral reform'
The European Union has said that parliamentary elections in Belarus on September 11 show the need for 'comprehensive electoral reform.'
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