Only one of the first-grade students who started school on September 1 in the city of Mahileu in eastern Belarus opted for a class in which teaching is conducted in Belarusian, not Russian
Director Aleksandr Valov has made a career out of mocking foreign leaders who have fallen out of favor with the Kremlin. Now he is turning his lens on Belarusian strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenko.
Police have detained a Belarusian activist for distributing booklets in the central town of Salihorsk.
Authorities in Belarus are reported to have frozen the bank account of an embattled evangelical church.
Unknown assailants threw two Molotov cocktails into the compound of the Russian Embassy in Minsk on the night of August 30.
Police in the western Belarusian city of Berastse detained prominent human rights activist Raman Kislyak today.
Kyrgyzstan's prosecutor-general says Belarusian officials have refused for the second time to extradite ousted Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev.
Vandals have destroyed 74 graves in a Catholic cemetery in the western Belarusian city of Berastse.
Jailed Belarusian investigator Svyatlana Baykova has been transferred from a Committee for State Security (KGB) detention center to house arrest.
Dozens of police have surrounded an evangelical Christian church in Minsk, in the latest episode in its long-running battle with authorities
Belarus's foreign minister says Minsk is "seriously interested" in routing Venezuelan oil through Latvia in a bid to reduce its reliance on Russia for oil supplies.
The criminal investigation involving Belarusian activist Mikhail Bashura may be completed next week, his lawyer has said.