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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya

Belarus opposition leader urges more strikes ‘against regime’

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Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya called on Friday for broader strike action in an appeal to public sector employees as part of her attempt...
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Belarus president: Western powers should focus on their own problems

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Western leaders should focus on their own problems instead of the political situation in Belarus, President Alexander Lukashenko says, as the European Union holds...
Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus’ Lukashenko says he’s ready to partially relinquish power

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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said during a speech in Minsk on Monday that he was prepared to relinquish some of his authority through constitutional...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO urges Belarus to be ready for worst-case scenarios for COVID-19

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged Belarus to be ready for the worst-case scenarios for the spread of COVID-19, a visiting expert told...
Oil

Belarus, Russia sign protocol on compensation for polluted oil

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Belarus has signed a protocol with Russia on compensation for polluted oil, Vladimir Sizov, deputy chairman of the Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim, said...

Belarus and Angola discuss agriculture in Minsk

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On June 26, 2017 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, Vladimir Makei, met with the Minister of External Relations of...

Six new Russian Mi-8 MTV-5 helicopters arrive in Belarus

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Six new Russian Mi-8 MTV-5 helicopters arrived in Belarus, Belarusian Defense Ministry said on Friday in a statement. The helicopters that have...
tax

Belarusians protest against tax collection on unemployed people

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Thousands of Belarusians took to the streets in many cities on Sunday to protest against a tax on unemployed people, local media reported. ...
GDP

Belarus loses 1.5 percent of GDP due to undersupply of Russian oil in January

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Belarus has lost 1.5 percent of its GDP in January due to the undersupply of crude oil from Russia, Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov...
NATO

Feb. 4 world news summary at 0100 GMT

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TEHRAN -- Iran will counteract the fresh U.S. sanctions imposed against some Iranian and non-Iranian entities under the pretext of being linked with Iran's...
belarus

Belarus Ambassador Meets With Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister

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On September 7, 2016 the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus to the Arab Republic of Egypt, Sergei Rachkov, met with...

Aug. 27 World News Summary at 0030 GMT

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TUNIS -- The Tunisian Assembly of People's Representatives (ARP) approved on Friday night the line-up of new national united government headed by Youssef Chahed. ...
Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus president says there will be no bend in fascism truth

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The Belarusians believe that life and justice will defeat barbarism and death, Lukashenko said during the wreath-laying ceremony at the Victory Monument in downtown...
Some Libya Dawn fighters go into the combat zone on their armed vehicles near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

April 6 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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REYKJAVIK -- Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson announced Tuesday he would resign during his party's parliamentary members meeting, local media reported. ...
Security Council

Belarus Unhappy Over DPRK Rocket Launch

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Belarusian Foreign Ministry said the actions taken by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to launch a carrier rocket violate a number of international...
World Bank

Belarus GDP tipped to fall to about 3.5 percent in 2015 ? World Bank

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The World Bank said on Monday that Belarus's gross domestic product (GDP) was projected to contract 3. 5 percent in 2015, a sharp slowdown...

Iraqi Kurdistan receive humanitarian assistance from Belarus

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A Belarusian convoy carrying humanitarian aid has arrived in Kurdistan, the autonomous region of Iraq, on Monday, the press service of Belarusian Foreign Ministry...

Ceasefire for eastern Ukraine agreed

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The day after a ceasefire for eastern Ukraine was agreed in the Belarusian capital, the Russian delegation at the UN Security Council proposed a...

Questions over ?Minsk II? ceasefire agreement

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The signing of the ?Minsk II? ceasefire agreement in the Belarus capital on Feb. 12 raises the question of whether the United States and...

Behind the scenes, 16-hour Minsk marathon

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From journalists? sleepless wanderings in the Minsk palace to ?buckets of coffee? served to the leaders, RT has gathered most interesting moments from behind...

Ukraine ceasefire would come into force on Sunday – Putin

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More than 5,300 people have died since April in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists Speaking at a press conference in the Belarusian...
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Wembley Stadium To Stage Final And Semi-Finals Of Euro 2020

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Wembley Stadium in London will stage the final and both semi-finals of football's Euro 2020 tournament. UEFA's executive committee in Geneva Friday also chose Baku...