Heads of state
14 September 2010
On September 14, Belarusian Chamber of Representatives has set the date of the presidential election in the country. All present 108 MPs unanimously voted for this date.
It is noteworthy how the...
- 04 August 2010
23 July 2010
One good thing about what is going on is that for the first time the public in...
11 June 2010
U.S. President Barack Obama extended for another year sanctions imposed against certain Belarusian high-ranking officials on June 16, 2006. “The actions and policies of certain members of the Government of Belarus and other persons continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States. Accordingly, the national emergency...
18 May 2010
There is one thing many commentators on Belarus fail to understand. Alyaskandr Lukashenka has no geopolitical preferences. The Belarusian president will be friends with whomever is ready to support the survival and longevity of his regime. Some...
16 April 2010
Kurmanbek Bakiev, the ousted President of Kyrgystan, declined the offer of political asylum in Belarus....
- 25 February 2010
29 October 2009
Excerpts on Belarus from the US Helsinki Commission hearing held on October 28, 2009 in Washington, D.C.:
Present: Philip H. Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian...
- 22 April 2009
16 December 2008
ZHODINO, Belarus — The voting monitor began his rounds on election day here at Polling Place No. 7. “Issues? Violations?” he asked the poll workers, glancing around like a casual sightseer. They said no, so he left....