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Former Belarusian President Fined

Former Belarusian President Stanislau Shushkevich has been fined after being found guilty of taking part in an unsanctioned opposition meeting. More

Pope Francis (left) meets with a delegation from Belarus led by President Alyaksandr Lukashena (right) in the Vatican on May 21.

Lukashenka Invites Pope To Minsk 'Peace Summit'

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka is headed to Italy for trade talks with his Italian counterpart and other top officials. More

Third Belarusian Sentenced To Death Since January

А court in Belarus has sentenced a third man to death since January. More

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makey (left) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov shake hands as they meet for talks in Minsk on May 16.

Russia, Belarus Slam U.S. Missile Defense

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is in Minsk for talks with Belarusian officials ahead of a June visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. More

EU Condemns Belarus After Latest Execution

The European Union has expressed concern after news that Belarus, the only country in Europe still to apply capital punishment, had executed another prisoner. More

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