Belarus leader defends rights record during Austria visit

By |november 13th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Alexander van der Bellen, Austria, Belarus, Crimea annexation, death penalty, human rights, News, Russia, Sebastian Kurz, United States|

Belarus's leader Alexander Lukashenko defended his isolated country's human rights during a visit to Austria Tuesday (12 November), as he seeks closer ties with the European Union amid tensions with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus leader defends rights record during Austria visit

Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

By |november 12th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Austria, Belarus, News|

Belarus's isolated leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday (12 November) visits Austria, marking his first trip to an EU member in more than three years as he seeks closer ties amid tensions with Russia.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

EU Commission hopeful of Russia-Ukraine thaw as many in Kyiv denounce ‘capitulation’

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Belarus, Donald Trump, Donbas, Emmanuel Macron, Frank Walter Steinmeier, Minsk agreement, News, Normandy format, Ukraine, Ukraine conflict, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

The European Commission commended on Thursday (3 October) a recent diplomatic meeting in the Belarus capital Minsk, which gives hope for an international summit to stop the fighting in Eastern Ukraine. But many in Ukraine see the development as “capitulation”.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU Commission hopeful of Russia-Ukraine thaw as many in Kyiv denounce ‘capitulation’

Russia fumes over Belarus’s refusal to host air base

By |september 27th, 2019|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Crimea annexation, News, Russia|

Russia said on Thursday (26 September) that Belarus’s refusal to host a military air base backed by President Vladimir Putin had been an “unpleasant episode”, a rare public display of disagreement between the close allies.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Russia fumes over Belarus’s refusal to host air base

Tusk hopes for ‘higher level’ of EU-Azerbaijan ties

By |julij 9th, 2019|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Donald Tusk, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, human rights, Ilham Aliyev, Moldova, Nagorno-Karabakh, News, Southern gas corridor, Ukraine|

On a visit to Baku on Tuesday (9 July), Council President Donald Tusk said the EU and Azerbaijan were “coming closer to each other every year”, and expressed the Union’s readiness to further deepen our cooperation with Azerbaijan, including in fields such as human rights.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tusk hopes for ‘higher level’ of EU-Azerbaijan ties

Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to talk on polluted Russian oil

By |april 26th, 2019|Belarus, News, oil, oil prices, Poland, Russia, Ukraine|

Representatives of Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine will meet on Friday (26 April) in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to discuss how to solve the problem of polluted Russian oil, Poland’s pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday night.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to talk on polluted Russian oil

Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to talk on polluted Russian oil

By |april 26th, 2019|Belarus, News, oil, oil prices, Poland, Russia, Ukraine|

Representatives of Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine will meet on Friday (26 April) in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to discuss how to solve the problem of polluted Russian oil, Poland’s pipeline operator PERN said on Thursday night.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland, Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to talk on polluted Russian oil

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 cracks down on independent media, detains jounalists

By |avgust 9th, 2018|Belarus, freedom of press, journalists, News|

Belarus on Wednesday (8 August) detained at least six more journalists in Minsk including a freelance correspondent for Deutsche Welle in an ongoing crackdown on independent media, ostensibly over unauthorised access to a state news agency.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belarus cracks down on independent media, detains jounalists

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