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News Belarus police: Belarusian Police Make Largest Heroin Bust Ever

Published on: Sunday 22 December 2019
Belarusian Police Make Largest Heroin Bust Ever
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/belarusian-police-make-largest-heroin-bust-ever/30340335.html

MINSK -- Police in Belarus have made what they are describing as "the largest" heroin bust ever in the Eastern European country, involving more than 500 kilograms of the illegal narcotic. Interior ...

News Belarus police: Belarus Reopens Case Into Disappearance Of Ex-Interior Minister Zakharanka

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Belarus Reopens Case Into Disappearance Of Ex-Interior Minister Zakharanka
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/belarus-reopens-case-into-disappearance-of-ex-interior-minister-zakharanka/30345098.html

Belarus’s Investigative Committee is resuming a criminal investigation into the disappearance of former Interior Minister Yury Zakharanka following claims made by a former member of a secretive police ...

News Belarus police: European Belarus Activist Mikhail Bandarenka Detained In Mazyr

Published on: Tuesday 03 December 2019
European Belarus Activist Mikhail Bandarenka Detained In Mazyr
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/12/4/357873/

He ran at the parliamentary election from the civil campaign. At the moment, the activist of the European Belarus civil campaign is in the local district police department, the Telegram channel of the ...

News Belarus police: Connecticut police are searching for a missing 1-year-old girl after her mother was found dead at their home on Monday

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Connecticut police are searching for a missing 1-year-old girl after her mother was found dead at their home on Monday
News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/venessa-morales-1-year-old-girl-missing-in-connecticut-2019-12

Police are treating the mother's death as a homicide. The child's father is said to be cooperating with police.

News Belarus police: Do Minsk Election Commission Members "Have Nothing To Do"?

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Do Minsk Election Commission Members "Have Nothing To Do"?
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/10/22/352794/

At many pickets unknown people, accompanied by police officers, were capturing the activists on video. Today, pickets of European Belarus are held all over Minsk. Activists distribute information ...

News Belarus police: Baranavichy Train Station "Mined"

Published on: Monday 15 July 2019
Baranavichy Train Station "Mined"
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/7/16/341479/

70 people have been evacuated. On July 16th, at about 11.30 a.m., the police received a report about "mining" of the station in Baranavichy, the official representative of the Ministry of Internal ...

News Belarus police: Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Russian police arrest protesters at Moscow opposition rally
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/russian-police-arrest-protesters-at-moscow-opposition-rally/a-49589411-0

Thousands of protesters have urged the electoral commission to reinstate independent candidates for elections in September. One candidate said authorities are "stealing these elections, they are stealing our future."

News Belarus police: Photofact: Detainee Fell Out Of Police UAZ On The Move In Babruisk

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Photofact: Detainee Fell Out Of Police UAZ On The Move In Babruisk
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/7/17/341608/

The unusual incident happened yesterday. Yesterday, on July 16th, a resident of Babruisk, Mahiliou region, became the first person in the history of Belarus who managed to escape from the police ...

News Belarus police: Lukashenko: Time to tighten up discipline in Belarusian police a bit

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
Lukashenko: Time to tighten up discipline in Belarusian police a bit
News source: https://eng.belta.by/president/view/lukashenko-time-to-tighten-up-discipline-in-belarusian-police-a-bit-121766-2019/

The head of state said: “Frankly speaking, it is necessary to shake up police a bit in matters of discipline. What kind of a person do we need for that? A military one. Although you are a comparatively military person, you know police well, too.”

News Belarus police: Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president

Published on: Sunday 09 June 2019
Police detain hundreds as Kazakhstan votes for new president
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/police-detain-hundreds-as-kazakhstan-votes-for-new-president/a-49117715

The presence of long-time leader Nursultan Nazarbayev looms large over elections in Kazakhstan, as his handpicked successor admitted Nazarbayev still exerted power. Some 500 people were detained for protesting.

News Belarus police: Journalists Eye New Protest Strategy in Golunov Acquittal

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
Journalists Eye New Protest Strategy in Golunov Acquittal
News source: https://www.voanews.com/europe/journalists-eye-new-protest-strategy-golunov-acquittal

For formerly jailed investigative journalist Natalia Radina, Tuesday's shock acquittal of Russian reporter Ivan Golunov is a small but significant victory in a much larger war to defend press freedoms across the post-Soviet sphere. "Thank God, Ivan is freed," said Radina, top editor of Charter 97, an independent investigative news outlet that covers governance and corporate corruption in her native Belarus. "This became possible only thanks to the solidarity of journalists in Russia and all over the world," she said.

News Belarus police: Russian Living In Belarus For 26 Years Challenges Expulsion Decision In Court

Published on: Wednesday 12 June 2019
Russian Living In Belarus For 26 Years Challenges Expulsion Decision In Court
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/6/12/337476/

The interests of the police department are represented by Victoryja Vasilenka, an employee of the citizenship and migration department. At the meeting, Trauter repeated once again that he had no place ...

News Belarus police: Police make deal with fugitive to surrender if his wanted poster gets 15,000 Facebook likes

Published on: Thursday 23 May 2019
Police make deal with fugitive to surrender if his wanted poster gets 15,000 Facebook likes
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/torrington-connecticut-police-make-deal-fugitive-jose-simms-surrender-15000-people-like-his-wanted-poster/

Torrington police Lt. Brett Johnson posted on the department's Facebook ... goods like clothing and shoes The mass grave was discovered by construction workers in Belarus earlier this year "I don't ...

News Belarus police: Harry Pahaniaila: There Is Discrimination Of Roma Along Ethnic Lines In Belarus

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
Harry Pahaniaila: There Is Discrimination Of Roma Along Ethnic Lines In Belarus
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/5/22/334967/

In connection with Mahiliou traffic police lieutenant Yevgeny Patapovich's tragic death, mass arrests of the Roma (Romani citizens) took place in the cities of Belarus. Dozens of people were kept in ...

News Belarus police: Belarusian Police Raids Caused Romany Woman's Death, Relatives Say

Published on: Wednesday 22 May 2019
Belarusian Police Raids Caused Romany Woman's Death, Relatives Say
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/belarusian-police-raids-caused-romany-woman-s-death-relatives-say/29956919.html

Belarus -- Relatives of an elderly Romany woman who was buried in eastern Belarus on May 22 say her death was caused by "wrongful raids" by special police forces six days before. Dozens of people bid ...

News Belarus police: Rescue Board: Haze caused by smoke from Russia, Belarus

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
News source: https://news.err.ee/933907/rescue-board-haze-caused-by-smoke-from-russia-belarus

A Police and Border Guard Board (PPA ... "Apparently it's as meteorologist suspected, that it is from somewhere in Russia or Belarus," she suggested as the possible source of the haze. Ms Keisk, who ...

News Belarus police: Rights Groups Call For 'Hotline' During 2019 European Games In Belarus

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/rights-groups-call-for-hotline-during-2019-european-games-in-belarus/29918772.html

In April, police raided the Minsk office of Belsat, a satellite television station registered in Poland that is the only independent television channel broadcasting in Belarus. RFE/RL journalists ...

News Belarus police: Belarus: Use Europe Games to Spur Media Freedom

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
News source: https://cpj.org/2019/05/belarus-european-games-eoc-journalist-hotline.php

In April, police raided the Minsk office of Belsat - a satellite television station registered in Poland that is the only independent television channel broadcasting in Belarus. The raid was in ...