Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has pardoned 11 more of the demonstrators jailed for the protests that erupted after the presidential election on December 19, 2010.
Belarus is going to let the ruble trade freely, in a move that is expected to amount to this year's second planned currency devaluation.
The colleague of a prominent Belarusian rights defender whose arrest drew international condemnation has called on the European Union to tighten sanctions against Minsk.
A coordinator for the opposition Belarusian Christian Democratic party has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for his role in an unsanctioned protest near a labor camp in eastern Belarus.
Lawyers representing jailed Belarusian youth activist Zmitser Dashkevich have urged the Interior Ministry to approve his "conditional release."
A former Belarusian presidential candidate has been barred from leaving the country for two years and told to stay home at night, under new restrictions announced by a court in Minsk today.
Belarusian journalist Natallya Radzina has been granted asylum in neighboring Lithuania.
Three days of mourning is declared for the 43 victims of a passenger airliner crash there that devastated a top-league Russian ice-hockey team, including elite international players and coaches.
Jailed Belarusian presidential candidate Mikalay Statkevich was sent to a prison hospital after sustaining injuries in a prison carpentry shop in eastern Belarus.
A Belarusian opposition activist says he was subjected to torture while in KGB custody earlier this summer.
Dozens of Kyrgyz activists have picketed the Belarusian Embassy in Bishkek to demand the release of a prominent Belarusian rights activist jailed in Minsk last month.
Much of the analysis concerning the Collective Security Treaty Organization neglects significant internal dynamics and perpetuates organizational myths.