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Lukashenka Remains Close To His People, Jobs for Ukrainian Refugees – Belarus State TV Digest
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Over the past week, state TV Channel 1 covered Alexander Lukashenka’s visits to state enterprises in the regional cities of Salihorsk and Barysau. In their coverage, state TV journalists reported on the excellent personal connection the head of state had...
4 June 2014
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Positive Coverage of the Ukrainian Elections, Public-Private Partnership – Belarus State TV Digest

Commenting on the recent presidential elections in Ukraine, Belarus state TV journalists noted how unique the elections were because people did not vote strictly along the East-West lines as they traditionally had in the past. State TV journalists presented moderately positive...

22 April 2014
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Protests in Ukraine, Investment from Iran, Presidency in the CIS – Belarus State TV Digest

Over the last two weeks Belarusian state Channel 1 has regularly covered the protests taking place in the eastern regions of Ukraine. It also commented upon the economic repercussions of the crisis for ordinary Ukrainians and an increase in...

25 January 2014
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Belarusian Shot Dead at Euromaidan, Riots in Ukraine, Rosatom – Belarus State TV Digest

Violent clashes in Ukraine, caught the attention of Belarusian state TV. In its coverage, their journalists presented the topic rather tenuously. Participants of the Euromaidan protests appeared on TV as hooligans, with the authorities trying to settle the crisis. State TV also warned its...

8 January 2014
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New Orthodox Patriarch, The Future of the Customs Union, New Year Wishes – Belarus State TV Digest

The Eurovision Song Contest became the number one event in terms of the frequency of its coverage on Belarusian state Channel 1.  Belarusian state journalists also afforded viewers a lot of coverage on integration with the Customs Union and other Eurasian structures.