Belarus Introduces Death Penalty for Attempted Terrorism

Belarus has imposed the death penalty for attempted terrorist acts. Russian media write that President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree on Wednesday.   Belarus accuses some members of the opposition of attempted terrorism. They were charged after they tried to sabotage parts of Belarus’ railway lines so that Russian soldiers […]

EU to Ban Belarusian Planes from Midnight

Aircraft of Belarusian airlines will no longer be allowed in the European Union from midnight on Friday.   The EU countries, which want to punish Belarus for the forced landing of a Ryanair flight with a dissident on board, will start that Friday, diplomats say. As of Saturday, state airline […]

Belarusian Opposition Calls for A Worldwide Women's March

The leading Belarusian opposition leader, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, is calling for a worldwide women’s protest against controversial Belarusian President Alexandr Lukashenko.   The team of Tichanovskaya, who fled to Lithuania itself, is urging women to take to the streets on Saturday. The main march takes place in the Belarusian capital Minsk. […]

French President Macron Tests Positive for Coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron promised on Tuesday during a meeting with Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya to help mediate the Belarusian political crisis.   Macron spoke to Tichanovskaya in the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius. “We will do our best to help mediate as Europeans,” Macron said. Tichanovskaya said after the […]