Dashkevich was arrested on September 15. Dozens of opposition activists, including opposition leader and former presidential candidate Alyaksandr Milinkevich, demonstrated outside the court house demanding that Dashkevich be freed.
(Interfax, Charter 97)
The main Moscow-Minsk railway line(Tass)
TO MERGE OR NOT TO MERGE: For over a decade, Moscow and Minsk have been working on a project to form a single state, the Russia-Belarus Union. However, every time the two countries seem on the verge of making progress, one or the other steps back, leaving the entire effort in doubt.