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Minsk Court Sentences Polish-Belarusian Activist Poczobut To Eight Years In Prison

Radio Free Europe 08 Feb 2023
MINSK -- A court in Minsk has sentenced a leader of the Polish-Belarusian community, noted journalist Andrzej Poczobut, to ... The Minsk-based Vyasna (Spring) rights group has included Poczobut on its list of 1,440 political prisoners in Belarus, and Poland has demanded his release.
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Belarus hands 8-year term to journalist for top Polish paper

Wtop 08 Feb 2023
Poland demands the release of Poczobut and of all political prisoners in Belarus and urges Minsk to respect international laws and put an end to actions against the Polish minority, the ministry said in a statement ... Viasna, the rights group, has included Poczobut in its list of 1,449 political prisoners held by Minsk.
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US Appoints New Senior Advisor In Caucasus - Minsk Group Becomes History

MENA FN 02 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 1. The OSCE Minsk Group, created at one time to resolve the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia, has become history, and less and ... .
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Resolution Against Artsakh Blockade Set to be Introduced in U.S. House

Asbarez 26 Jan 2023
Bipartisan ANCA-Backed Measure Seeks to Break Azerbaijan’s Blockade of Artsakh ... U.S ... U.S ... A robust program of sustained U.S ... Whereas, the United States serves as a Co-Chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Minsk Group, along with France and Russia, and is committed to sustainable, long-term peace in the region ... supports U.S ... .
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Russia should be forced to make concessions, not Ukraine: Kyiv's top diplomat

Anadolu Agency 24 Jan 2023
One of the gravest mistakes of the Minsk ... “Any hypothetical ‘Minsk-3’ can have only one result ... The Minsk agreements were aimed at reaching a cease-fire between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatist groups in the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk.​​​​​​​.
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Belarus Repatriates Russian Rights Activist To Moscow After Two-Week Jail Sentence

Radio Free Europe 21 Jan 2023
An independent Russian rights group says Belarus has repatriated a Russian activist and journalist detained while observing the trial in Minsk of the prominent Vyasna (Spring) human rights center, instead of releasing Yekaterina Yanshina as expected after a 15-day jail sentence.
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Belarusian, Russian Military Pilots Train on Air Defense Suppression - Defense Ministry

Urdu Point 20 Jan 2023
The joint flight and tactical drills of a joint Belarusian-Russian regional group of troops deployed in Belarus started on January 16 and will last through February 1 ... Minsk has repeatedly stated that the tasks of the Russia-Belarus regional group of troops are purely defensive.
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Russia probes reports of OSCE involvement in planning military actions in Donbas

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2023
Speaking at a news conference in Minsk following a meeting with his Belarusian counterpart Sergey Aleinik, Lavrov assessed the mission's work as "openly biased." ... One of Moscow and Minsk’s responses to NATO's expansion is the strengthening of the joint armed group on the territory of Belarus, which began in October 2022, he noted ... .
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Belarusian Rock Group Labeled Extremist, Banned

Radio Free Europe 20 Jan 2023
The Minsk-based Vyasna (Spring) human rights center said on January 20 that the Belarusian KGB ...
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European Parliament Calls on Azerbaijan to Immediately Reopen Lachin Corridor

Asbarez 20 Jan 2023
Below is the full text of the European Parliament resolution. The European Parliament, ... A ... B ... C ... D ... E ... A ... B ... C ... D ... E ... Calls for the EU to be actively involved and ensure that the inhabitants of Nagorno-Karabakh are no longer held hostage by Baku’s activism, Russia’s destructive role and the Minsk Group’s inactivity; ... .
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Belarusian Singer May Face Up To Four Years In Prison For Singing Ukrainian Song In Bar

Radio Free Europe 19 Jan 2023
... in Minsk for singing a song by the popular Ukrainian group Okean Elzy -- in Ukrainian -- in a Minsk bar in August.
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Wife Of Jailed RFE/RL Journalist Sentenced to Two Years In Prison In Belarus

Radio Free Europe 19 Jan 2023
The Prosecutor-General's Office has said the charge against Darya Losik stems from an interview she gave to Poland-based Belsat TV, which has been officially labeled an extremist group by Minsk, in which she "positioned herself as the wife of a 'political prisoner.'".
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European Parliament Urges Azerbaijan to Open Lachin Corridor, Withdraw from Armenian Territory,

Asbarez 19 Jan 2023
... law, including the principles enshrined in the UN Charter, the 1975 Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Helsinki Final Act, as well the OSCE Minsk Group’s 2009 Basic Principles of territorial integrity, self-determination and non-use of force;.
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Armenian Caucus Leaders Urge Biden to Consider Emergency Airlift, Sanctions on Azerbaijan to End Artsakh Blockade

Asbarez 19 Jan 2023
“Use Maximum Pressure on Azerbaijani President,” Say Congressional leaders ... “The current international strategy to reopen the Lachin Corridor is simply not working ... Free movement through the corridor must be restored.” ... U.S ... Co-Chairmanship in the OSCE Minsk Group, as well as our commitment to protect and advance global human rights and democracy.
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Belarusian Prosecutor Seeks Two Years In Prison For Wife Of Jailed RFE/RL Journalist

Radio Free Europe 18 Jan 2023
MINSK -- A prosecutor has asked a court in the western Belarusian ... The Prosecutor-General's Office has said the charge against Darya Losik stems from an interview she gave to the Poland-based Belsat television channel that has been officially labeled as an extremist group by Minsk.

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