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Ecuador refuses to extradite Belarus cop

August 30th, 2012 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ecuador's top court has rejected an extradition request for a former Belarusian investigative police officer.According to Belarusian news portal Platforma, 30-year-old Alexander Barankov, wanted by ... Read more...

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Belarus embassy wraps up in Sweden

August 11th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belarusian embassy in Sweden has stopped accepting most documents after a diplomatic row erupted between the two countries. It has turned the task over ... Read more...

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Belarusian border guards get flak over teddy bears

August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has blamed the national border guard service over the "bombing" of hundreds of teddy bears from a plane intruding into the ... Read more...

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IOC respects Lukashenko ban: Rogge

July 27th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge says his organization respects the decision of the British Home Office to deny London Games accreditation to Belarusian ... Read more...

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Lukashenko denied accreditation to Olympics: Britain

July 26th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Accreditation to the London 2012 Olympic Games has not been granted to Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, the British Embassy in Belarus has confirmed."President Alexander Lukashenko ... Read more...

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Belarus to help build space facility in Venezuela

July 5th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Belarus will participate in the construction of a space base in Venezuela to be used for launching satellites, Venezuelan Ambassador to Belarus Americo Diaz Nunez said."Belarus ... Read more...

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Belarus may stop oil imports from Venezuela

June 8th, 2012 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 8 (IANS) Belarus' first Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko has said the country may stop importing oil from Venezuela.Reacting to media reports about suspension of Venezuelan oil supplies ... Read more...

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Gay parade banned in capital of Belarus

October 18th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Oct 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The administration of the Belarusian capital has prohibited holding a gay parade in Minsk, scheduled for October 22."The municipal executive committee of Minsk banned a ... Read more...

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Belarus calls off nuclear fuel swap programme with US

August 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has suspended a joint programme for exchange of highly enriched nuclear fuel with the US in response to additional economic sanctions imposed by Washington, ... Read more...

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Belarusian President Lukashenko says Minsk bombing case is solved

April 14th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
MINSK, BELARUS (BNO NEWS) -- Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Wednesday announced that the deadly Minsk metro bombing was solved after a one-day investigation.According to the BelTA news agency, the President made ... Read more...

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Seven dead in Minsk metro blast

April 12th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven people were killed in a blast at a metro station in the Belarusian capital Monday.The blast took place around 5.50 p.m. at the Oktyabrskaya ... Read more...

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Belarus stops gas transit to Europe

June 22nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarus has put on hold gas transit to Europe through its territory until the Russian energy giant Gazprom pays for the use of its pipelines. "Until we are ... Read more...

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