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2008-09-16 12:00:25

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 16 September: Polatsk activists of a youth opposition group called Young Front have been denied permission to stage a demonstration on 20 September as part of the group's campaign for a boycott of the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

2008-09-16 06:00:28

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Brest, 15 September: The Brest city executive committee has permitted opposition parliamentary candidate Ihar Maslowski to hold a series of rallies in his electoral district between 20 and 23 September.

2008-09-11 06:00:22

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 10 September.

2008-08-19 15:00:53

Text of report by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 19 August: Non-governmental mass media have been covering the election process participants much broader in comparison with non-governmental ones, media expert Ales Antsipenka, a member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) public association, told a news conference in Minsk on 19 August.

2008-08-08 12:00:40

Negotiations with the French-German company Areva regarding possible construction of a nuclear power plant by the company in Belarus have been postponed, the Belapan news agency reported on 8 August, quoting Mikalay Hrusha, deputy director-general of the Belarusian Science Academy's Sosny nuclear and power engineering centre.

2008-08-05 15:00:28

Text of report by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 5 August: A trend of biased coverage of the parliamentary election has formed in the state-owned media, media expert Ales Antsipenka, a member of the Belarusian Association of Journalists (BAJ) public association, told a news conference in Minsk.

2008-08-04 15:00:31

Minsk, 4 August: Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka signed the law "On mass media", the presidential press service reported on 4 August.

2008-07-02 15:00:21

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 2 July: Efforts to crack down on "illegal" home computer networks are being foiled by the difficulty of discovering such networks, Stsyapan Vaytsyashonak, chief engineer at the Minsk Television Information Networks, told Belapan.

2008-06-29 06:02:26

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 28 June: The Council of the Republic (upper house of the Belarusian parliament) on June 28 voted 48 to one to approve a new version of the Belarusian media law, which has been criticized by journalists and opposition politicians for restricting the constitutional right to disseminate and receive information.

2008-06-24 15:02:39

Text of report in English by Belarusian privately-owned news agency Belapan Minsk, 24 June.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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