A Moscow court has prolonged the house arrest for the former CEO of Russia's Uralkali potash producing corporation.
The European Union has dropped eight names from a list of Belarusian officials subject to EU sanctions over human rights abuses.
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has long dismissed Belarusian as an inferior language. But this week, he surprised the nation by giving his first speech in Belarusian in 20 years.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Minsk to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus from Nazi occupation.
A study of data on Russian gas sales shows wide variance in prices between countries.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has announced it is tightening entry requirements for the citizens of former Soviet republics.
Outspoken Belarusian rights activist Ales Byalyatski, who was unexpectedly released from prison June 21, has detailed the conditions of his parole.
Outspoken Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski, who was unexpectedly released on June 21, says other political prisoners in his country must be freed.
The ancient city of Bolgar in Russia’s Republic of Tatarstan has been inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List, while a transboundary forest site in Belarus and Poland has been extended.
Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski arrived in Minsk after he was released from prison on June 21. He was welcomed at the capital's train station by his wife Natalya Pinchuk and a group of supporters.
Prominent Belarusian human rights activist Ales Byalyatski has arrived in Minsk after he was released from prison.
Four graffiti artists in Belarus have been detained and fined for attempting to paint a large portrait of the late writer Vasil Bykau on the side of a building in Minsk.