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Belarusian Journalist Sentenced To 15 Days For Sending Links Court Says Were 'Extremist'

Radio Free Europe 15 Apr 2024
According to human rights defenders Vyasna, Nosav was detained in the city of Babruysk, about 135 kilometesr southeast of Minsk, last week. The group, ...

Armenian Foreign Minister To Skip CIS Gathering

Radio Free Europe 10 Apr 2024
The session of the CIS Council is scheduled to be held in Minsk on April 12. The CIS is a Moscow-led grouping of former Soviet republics that was set up immediately after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991.

EU, Washington Pledge Funds As Armenia Turns Away From Moscow

Radio Free Europe 05 Apr 2024
Pashinian declined to attend the CSTO summit in Minsk in November and said in a televised Q&A session then that any decision about Yerevan's continued membership in the group -- which also ...

Letters: Peter LoPilato, gun laws, time to think, Braver Angel signs, plastic bags

The Herald-Times - Bloomington 23 Mar 2024
... about the Minsk agreement, the negotiations in Istanbul, Ukraine’s history … its religions, languages, cultural groups, and their distribution within its borders? We’re teetering on the edge of WWIII.

Belarusian journalist Ihar Karnei sentenced to 3 years in prison on extremism charges

CPJ 22 Mar 2024
Karnei’s trial opened on Tuesday in the capital, Minsk, and he was found guilty on Friday, according to the banned human rights group Viasna and the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ), an ...

Belarus Crackdown

Beaumont Enterprise 21 Mar 2024
... Viasna rights group, stands in a defendants' cage during a court session in Minsk, Belarus, on Nov.

Azerbaijan's president says being called reliable partner by EU carries ‘big responsibility’

Anadolu Agency 17 Mar 2024
"The European Commission calls Azerbaijan a reliable partner and a pan-European gas supplier ... Actually, for 28 years, the OSCE Minsk Group did not produce any result ... That will be a very serious change in the South Caucasus ... .

Armenian Occupation Of Karabakh Extended By Minsk Group - Türkiye's FM

MENA FN 15 Mar 2024
(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 15. The Minsk Group has extended the Armenian occupation of Karabakh, Tu–rkiye's Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan said during the XI Global Baku ... .

Armenia Officially Asks Moscow To Remove Russian Border Troops From Yerevan Airport

Radio Free Europe 06 Mar 2024
Pashinian declined to attend the CSTO's summit in Minsk in November and said in a televised Q&A session then that any decision about Yerevan’s continued membership in the group -- which also ...

Belarusian strongman and Putin ally Lukashenko vows to seek re-election next year in move which...

The Daily Mail 25 Feb 2024
the leader seaking to journalists at a polling station in Minsk, Belarus, on Sunday ... Last month, Belarus's powerful KGB security service orchestrated a series of raids which rights group said had targeted the families of political prisoners.

Don’t expect a ceasefire in Ukraine

Asiatimes 24 Feb 2024
But Russia won’t buy that bucket of lard, since Western leaders, especially former German Chancellor Angela Merkel publicly said that the Normandy-group negotiations with Russia in 2014 and 2015 ...

Pashinian Says Armenia Freezes Membership In Russian-Led Security Alliance

Radio Free Europe 23 Feb 2024
Still, Pashinian declined to attend a CSTO summit in Minsk in November and said in a televised Q&A session then that any decision about Yerevan's continued membership in the grouping -- which ...

Belarus, Russia to hold joint military drills in 2025: defense minister 22 Feb 2024
MINSK, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- The regional grouping of Belarusian and Russian troops will hold military exercises on Belarusian territory in 2025, Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Khrenin said here on Thursday.

Belarus authorities report foiled sabotage attempts near Ukrainian border

Jurist 19 Feb 2024
During the general assembly of Belkoopsoyuz, the national union of consumer societies, held in the capital city of Minsk, Lukashenko provided detailed information about the arrested individuals.

Russia puts leader of NATO member Estonia on a wanted list over removal of Soviet-era monuments

Decatur Daily 14 Feb 2024
There also are scores of Belarusian nationals on Russia's wanted list, including opposition figures, rights advocates and journalists who are being sought by authorities in Minsk.

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