Friday, November 21, 2014


Latest Belarus News

Belarus Soccer Club Penalized Over Racism

A November 25 soccer match between Belarusian club BATE and Portugal’s Porto will be held without Belarusian fans due to a racism scandal. More

Belarus Ambassador Hurt In Russia Crash

Two women were killed when the Belarusian ambassador to Russia's car collided with their vehicle in western Russia on November 19. More

Belarusian Activist Hit With Porn Charge

A Belarusian activist has been charged with distribution of pornography via the Internet in what colleagues said was a politically motivated case. More

Lithuania Finishes Investigation Into 1991 Crackdown

Lithuania has completed an investigation into the deadly dispersal of pro-independence demonstrators in Vilnius by Soviet troops in 1991, one of the catalysts of the Soviet breakup. More

Lukashenka Threatens Ministers With U.S. Kids

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has lashed out at officials with children living in the United States, suggesting they were ineffective and could potentially be dismissed. More

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Latest Blog Posts

U.S. Rapper Snoop Dogg 'Loves Belarus'

Snoop Dogg has released T-shirts and accessories featuring Belarusian embroidery patterns and professing the U.S. rapper's "love" for Belarus. More

Video Lukashenka Says 'We Can't Be Dicing Up' Europe's Borders Again

Belarus's outspoken president has made his most direct statement yet against Russia violating Ukraine's territorial integrity and redrawing the map of Europe. More
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Features & Commentary

Video Full Transcript: Interview With New EU Enlargement Chief Hahn

In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL, the EU's new neighborhood and enlargement negotiation commissioner, Johannes Hahn, speaks about his view on the latest developments in Ukraine, the future of the Eastern Partnership and his approach to Belarus and Azerbaijan. In his first extended appearance for international media he also set out his strategy for Western Balkan countries such as Serbia, Bosnia, and Macedonia.
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Journalist Group Says Reporters' Killers Almost Never Face Justice

Murdering journalists is one way to keep the public in the dark about criminal activities. It is also virtually risk-free, since worldwide 90 percent of the killers never face justice.
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In Many Countries, Distance From Ebola Brings A Sense Of Safety

In many parts of Eurasia, people think they are far enough away from Africa to be safe from Ebola. Is that a false sense of security?
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