Serbia ramps up military capabilities, but affirms it sticks to neutrality

By |februar 28th, 2019|aircraft, Aleksandar Vulin, Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, military service, News, Serbia|

Continuing recent efforts to improve its armed forces, Serbia took over four more MiG-29 aircraft from Belarus. The country wants to join the European Union but not NATO, and is seeking good ties with both Moscow and Washington. EURACTIV.rs reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia ramps up military capabilities, but affirms it sticks to neutrality

Belarus extends visa-free travel for tourists to 30 days

By |julij 25th, 2018|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, News, tourism, visa-free travel|

Belarus on Tuesday (24 July) announced that it is extending visa-free travel for tourists from five days to 30 days in a move that could attract more visitors to the ex-Soviet state on the European Union's doorstep.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus extends visa-free travel for tourists to 30 days

Belarus ends ‘teddy bear spat’ with Sweden, names envoy

By |maj 23rd, 2018|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, EU-Belarus, News, Sweden|

Belarus on Tuesday (22 May) appointed its first ambassador to Sweden for almost six years, resolving a bitter diplomatic spat over a pro-democracy stunt involving teddy bears.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus ends ‘teddy bear spat’ with Sweden, names envoy

Belarus: Atomic power on the EU’s doorstep

By |november 7th, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Estonia, Fukushima, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, News, nuclear phase-out, nuclear power, Paks II|

A nuclear power plant on the EU’s border with Belarus continues to court controversy due to a number of incidents during its construction and serious concerns raised by neighbouring countries. EURACTIV.com visited the ex-Soviet nation in October to learn more.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus: Atomic power on the EU’s doorstep

Russia and Belarus heal ties in shadow of metro bombing

By |april 4th, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, News, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The presidents of Russia and Belarus said yesterday (3 April) they had resolved all disputes over energy, signaling a rapprochement at a time when both leaders are grappling with street protests and the threat of new Western sanctions hangs over Minsk.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia and Belarus heal ties in shadow of metro bombing

‘Dozens’ jailed in Belarus following weekend protest

By |marec 28th, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, News|

More than 100 people in Belarus appeared in court on Monday ( 27 March) over protests at the weekend against hardline President Alexander Lukashenko, with dozens of them jailed, including journalists.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za ‘Dozens’ jailed in Belarus following weekend protest

Now is not the time to isolate Belarus

By |marec 28th, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Erasmus, News, visa-free travel|

The EU can encourage change in Belarus by offering support and closer ties. Punitive moves to sever ties with Minsk will undo much of the progress that has already been made, writes Igor Merheim-Eyre.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Now is not the time to isolate Belarus

Belarus arrests opposition activists after rallies

By |marec 23rd, 2017|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, human rights, News, Russia|

Belarus arrested at least six opposition activists yesterday (22 March) as President Alexander Lukashenko cracked down on opponents after a wave of major protests against his authoritarian rule, a prominent local rights group said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus arrests opposition activists after rallies