Belarusian authorities prompted to apply efforts to boost public interest in elections

The Belarusian authorities have not yet formulated the key messages for Lukashenka’s election campaign, which would have mobilised the population...

Belarusian authorities have no intentions to hold socio-economic reforms

Belarus’ top political leadership has no intentions to reform the existing socio-economic model. Instead of offering new approaches, President Lukashenka adheres...

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Sberbank loan will help to preserve gold reserves of Belarus after repayment of Eurobonds

Belaruskali has raised EUR 550 million and spent it on Finance Ministry bonds. This transaction was necessary for timely repayment of...

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President Lukashenka gives interview to three Belarusian independent media in a format usually saved for foreign journalists

Today, president Lukashenka gives interview to three independent Belarusian media – Euroradio, TUT.BY, and Radio Svaboda – a Belarusian radio operated by Radio Liberty. It is worth mentioning that this is the format the president usually uses for communicating with foreign journalists; this is also the first time Lukashenka gives...

Six potential candidates set up their electoral funds

Belarusian electoral law allows potential candidates to accept donations from individuals (maximum individual donation allowed is around $230),...

Authorities present voting for Lukashenka as the only alternative to losing independence

Authorities try to tie the independence of Belarus to the person of Alexander Lukashenka – writes Paulyuk Bykouski,...

What will remain after election-2015?

In his opinion piece at TUT.BY, Belarusian political commentator Yury Drakarust analyzes the reasons why Belarusians go to...

Head of Belarusian state TV attacks TUT.BY for publishing Global Peace Index before presidential election

Head of Belarusian state TV Hienadz Davydzka accused biggest Belarusian website TUT.BY of deliberately publishing international country ratings...

A rapid growth in inventories will result from industrial output in the third quarter of 2015

Despite the slump in production, Belarusian industry increased its volume of stock in the first quarter. Low diversification of sales markets and the crisis in Russia were the main reasons for the low performance indicators. The government...

Belarusian society showing signs of fatigue given the long rule of President Alexander Lukashenko

According to the Central Election Commission, 14 individuals submitted applications to register initiative groups nominating candidates for presidency. Comment The fatigue from 21 years of President Alexander Lukashenko’s leadership of the country along with his socio-economic policies...

Minsk not interested in full PACE membership

Last week, Chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko said that Belarus had intensified her efforts to restore the special guest status in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. Official Minsk is nevertheless unwilling...
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