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News Belarus Social: Officials in Belarus, Germany react to SOBR killings report

Published on: Tuesday 17 December 2019
Officials in Belarus, Germany react to SOBR killings report
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/officials-in-belarus-germany-react-to-sobr-killings-report/a-51712907

Calls for a comprehensive inquiry have followed DW's exclusive interview on the disappearing of Belarusian opposition leaders in the 1990s. The man said to have ordered their killings denies the account of DW's source.

News Belarus Social: Customs officers join children's charity campaign in Belarus

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Customs officers join children's charity campaign in Belarus
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/customs-officers-join-childrens-charity-campaign-in-belarus-126970-2019/

The center caters to children aged 4-8. Belarus' customs and the Beltamozhservice company gave a new washing machine and a laptop to the center, and books, toys and sweet gifts to the kids. The customs officers lso acquired the tickets for the kids to attend the New Year show in the Palace of Republic.

News Belarus Social: Two Polish Teachers Forced To Leave Belarus

Published on: Wednesday 02 October 2019
Two Polish Teachers Forced To Leave Belarus
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/10/2/350481/

Tomasz and Małgorzata failed to obtain a temporary residence permit. Tomasz and Małgorzata spent only two weeks in Belarus. Their latest posts on social networks was a photo from Hrodna, in which ...

News Belarus Social: Prosecutors announce charges against 2 Giuliani associates

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Prosecutors announce charges against 2 Giuliani associates
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/two-giuliani-associates-who-helped-him-with-ukraine-probe-arrested/

The men, Ukrainian-born Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, originally from Belarus, have been charged with conspiring to circumvent federal ... Analytica whistleblower remains banned from Facebook more than ...

News Belarus Social: Strong social media presence for Minsk European Games

Published on: Thursday 08 August 2019
Strong social media presence for Minsk European Games
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/strong-social-media-presence-for-minsk-european-games-123212-2019/

According to a survey conducted by the Artox Media Digital Group (AMDG), a media partner of the games, the 2nd European Games in Minsk attracted considerable interest among internet users, with feedback being largely positive.

News Belarus Social: Human Rights Defenders Told UN How Authorities Turn Belarusians Into "Extremists"

Published on: Thursday 01 August 2019
Human Rights Defenders Told UN How Authorities Turn Belarusians Into "Extremists"
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/8/2/343459/

The UN Special Rapporteur has been informed about the cases of unlawful usage of the legislation in Belarus. Viasna human rights defenders ... including for reposting such materials and images on ...

News Belarus Social: In Belarus, Jews helped build a restaurant next to Stalin-era graves. Protests against it have turned anti-Semitic.

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
In Belarus, Jews helped build a restaurant next to Stalin-era graves. Protests against it have turned anti-Semitic.
News source: https://www.jta.org/2019/05/21/global/in-belarus-jews-helped-build-a-restaurant-next-to-stalin-era-graves-protests-against-it-have-turned-anti-semitic

MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — The new roadside restaurant near gas station ... “I was shocked at how developed is the domestic anti-Semitism that I encountered on social networks,” he told Bel Gazeta in ...

News Belarus Social: Tough control over implementation of strategic investment projects in Belarus

Published on: Tuesday 21 May 2019
Tough control over implementation of strategic investment projects in Belarus
News source: https://eng.belta.by/economics/view/tough-control-over-implementation-of-strategic-investment-projects-in-belarus-121216-2019/

Belarus Premier Sergei Rumas said at a session of the Council of Ministers to discuss social and economic development, BelTA has learned. “Capital investment is increasing fairly well (up 7.1%). ...

News Belarus Social: Student, 19, falls to her death from a tenth floor balcony after ‘losing her balance while taking a selfie’ on Lithuanian apartment block

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
News source: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9114690/student-19-falls-to-her-death-from-a-tenth-floor-balcony-after-losing-her-balance-while-taking-a-selfie-on-lithuanian-apartment-block/

Spokesman Anatoly Glaz said: “The Belarus embassy is in touch with the law enforcement agencies of Lithuania." The death comes days after Brussels-based couple Jean and Camille were slammed for ...

News Belarus Social: Kazakhstan looks forward to welcome Belarus' president in H2 2019

Published on: Monday 20 May 2019
News source: https://www.inform.kz/en/kazakhstan-looks-forward-to-welcome-belarus-president-in-h2-2019_a3528419

"Kazakhstan and Belarus are the only countries in the CIS which have sighed a social and economic cooperation agreement till 2026. Belarus' experience in industry and technology, its achievements in ...

News Belarus Social: Social Graffiti Appeared In Minsk City Center

Published on: Sunday 19 May 2019
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/5/20/334669/

The unknown have responded to government propagandists. Graffiti "Belarus is a Country for Life" has appeared in the center of Minsk, the Basta Telegram channel reports. The state propaganda is ...