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Belarus fears for its security after Ukraine crisis
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday that the crisis in neighboring Ukraine threatened his own country's security, and that Belarusians should pull together to protect their independence. Lukashenko, who has run the ex-Soviet country of 10 million people for almost 20 years, is a close ally of Moscow but he said last month that Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea ...(4/22/2014 1:13:58 PM)
Belarus signals interest in resolving row with Uralkali
MINSK/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko signaled to Russian potash producer Uralkali on Friday that he was interested in ending a nine-month dispute that has hurt both sides. Uralkali, the world's largest potash producer, left a powerful trading joint venture with Belarus in July, triggering a slump in potash prices and a row with Belarus, which eventually led to a ...(4/18/2014 8:05:42 AM)
Belarus fears Ukraine crisis threatens regional security
Anxiety appears to be spreading among former Soviet republics in the wake of Moscow's annexation of Crimea. In an address to parliament Belarussian…(4/23/2014 2:05:14 AM)
EU helping prop up Belarus president Lukashenko, says opposition
Activists such as ex-presidential candidate Andrei Sannikov call for broader sanctions from Brussels targeting 'Europe's last dictator' The EU is playing a key role in propping up the rule of Alexander Lukashenko, widely seen as "Europe's last dictator", according to one of the country's leading opposition figures who spent a year in jail after challenging the leader for the presidency. A policy ...(4/18/2014 1:05:39 AM)
Uralkali, Oil Flows, VimpelCom: Business in Brief
Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko offered cooperation to Uralkali as the first step to mending relations with the world's top potash producer after last year's spat.(4/20/2014 5:47:10 PM)
'Russia to raise oil exports to Belarus in 2014'
Minsk, April 19 (IANS) Russia has agreed to increase oil flows to Belarus in 2014, a media report here said Friday citing a Russian official. Russia will ship 23 million tonnes of crude oil to Belarus this year, up 10 percent from that in 2013, Xinhua quoted Russia's Federation Energy Ministry Press Secretary Olga Golant as saying, in a sign of thawing relations between the two countries.(4/18/2014 4:08:04 PM)
News: Endangered Belarus theatre company given UK university residency
Underground theatre troupe Belarus Free Theatre, which has garnered support and acclaim from the likes of Tom Stoppard and Kevin Spacey, has been granted a residency at Falmouth University’s academy of music theatre arts to…(4/9/2014 9:41:57 AM)
Belarus Artiste Highly Applauded at Art Festival
Pyongyang, April 17 (KCNA) -- Among foreign art troupes attending the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival was the Belarus National Dancing Company.(4/17/2014 11:16:40 PM)
Euronews: Belarus fears Ukraine crisis threatens regional security
April 23, 2014, 9:13 a.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Euronews Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko warned that Russia was trying to re-establish its full historical weight and that old borders were falling apart in front of their eyes.(4/23/2014 2:17:49 AM)
Tennis - WTA Tour singles standings
April 21 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the WTA Tour singles Points 1 (1) Serena Williams(U.S.) 12375 2 (2) Li Na(China) 7585 3 (3) Agnieszka Radwanska(Poland) 5980 4 (4) Victoria Azarenka(Belarus) 5441 5 (5) Simona Halep(Romania) 4695 6 (6) Petra Kvitova(Czech Republic) 4295 7 (7) Angelique Kerber(Germany) 4110 8 (8) Jelena Jankovic(Serbia) 4010 9 (9) Maria Sharapova(Russia) 3961 10 (10 ...(4/21/2014 12:51:14 AM)
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