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World Bank to provide Belarus with $125mn loan
Washington – According to Belarusian news agency Belta, the World Bank and Belarus have agreed on a $125 million draft loan for a new energy-effectiveness project.
26 March 2009
Eurasia Daily Monitor: Lukashenka Lashes Out at Opposition

WASHINGTON – David Marples in his recent piece in Eurasia Daily Monitor analyzed how Belarusian auhorities view the opposition and concluded that

26 March 2009
Statement of Belarusan-American Association on March 25, 2009 – Belarusan Independence Day

In 2008, Alexander Lukashenka’s “last dictatorship in Europe” ousted the U.S. Ambassador from Belarus and forced the U.S. Embassy in Minsk to be reduced to...

22 March 2009
CBS International Summer School for Belarusian Studies in Poland

The Center for Belarusian Studies at Southwestern College (Winfield, KS) invites undergraduate and graduate students to participate in its first International Summer School for Belarusian Studies from July 6 to August 7, 2009.

5 March 2009
The United States Mission to the OSCE on New Political Prisoners in Belarus

Today the United States Mission to the OSCE has realeased the following statement regarding the arrest of political prisoners in Belarus: Madam Chairwoman,

3 March 2009
Навіны Вашынгтонскага гуртка БАЗА / News of the Washington Chapter of BAZA

28 лютага адбыўся чарговы сход гуртка Беларуска-Амэрыканскага Задзіночаньня ў горадзе Вашынгтоне, у якiм узялi ўдзел 12 сяброў.

2 March 2009
Full Text of Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act of 2006

This is the final text of Belarus Democracy Reauthorization Act adopted by the U.S. Congress in 2006 and signed into law in 2007.

26 February 2009
U.S. Department of State Report: Human Rights in Belarus in 2008

WASHINGTON - Yesterday the U.S. Department of State released country report on human rights in Belarus in 2008.  The report is one the most comprehensive and detailed accounts of...

24 February 2009
Bielar.us Had Been Blocked… Because of Sanctions Against Belarus
Bielar.us Had Been Blocked… Because of Sanctions Against Belarus

Last Friday Bluehost, our hosting provider, blocked this web site.  Bluehost promised to delete our blog within 10 days.  The site had been blocked for four days until we completed migration to a new hosting earlier today. Needless to say, I was...

19 February 2009
Global Integrity Report on Belarus

WASHINGTON – The annual report of Global Integrity, a Washington D.C.-based independent think-tank, tracked corruption trends around the world.

18 February 2009
U.S. Will Not Lift Sanctions if Situation in Belarus Doesn’t Change

The United States chargé d’affaires in Belarus Jonathan Moore commented on the situation with U.S. sanctions against Lukashenka’s regime.

12 February 2009
Senator Cardin’s Statement on Zeltser’s Imprisonment in Belarus

11 February 2009
The Jamestown Foundation: Will Lukashenka Be Welcomed in Prague?

WASHINGTON – David Marples has written on the most recent developments in EU-Belarus relations in the Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor.

22 January 2009
The Heritage and the WSJ: Belarus economic freedom is the worst in Europe

21 January 2009
Belarus state TV crew at the inauguration in Washington

Radio Liberty Free Europe commented on Belarus sending a state TV crew to broadcast Barack Obama’s inauguration in Washington.