Belarus has successfully launched the first chain reaction at Unit 1 of the Astravets nuclear power plant.
Belarus Starts Chain Reaction At Astravets Nuclear Plant.
Speaking from exile in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said François-Philippe Champagne reached out to her just after she arrived from Belarus.
Tens of thousands have been regularly protesting in Minsk and other cities since the vote, demanding that Lukashenko step down.
Jailed Belarusian-American political strategist Vitali Shkliarov has been transferred from a Minsk detention center to house arrest.
Amid ongoing protests following a presidential election widely seen as rigged, many Belarusians are showing a renewed interest in their native language and culture. Belarusian is an official language of the country alongside Russian, but it is onl...
Tens of thousands of people marched in Minsk and other cities in Belarus despite a threat from the Interior Ministry of the use of deadly force as protesters kept up their demand for the ouster of authoritarian ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
Thousands joined a peaceful anti-government march in the Belarusian capital, Minsk, on October 18 despite a recent threat by authorities to use lethal weapons against protesters. Demonstrations have been ongoing in Belarus since authoritarian lead...
Belarusian protesters are due to stage a march on October 18 against the authoritarian rule of Alyaksandr Lukashenka despite a threat by the authorities to open fire on demonstrators.
The Viasna human rights centre said more than 30 demonstrators were detained.
Dozens of women marched through Minsk's streets in the latest effort to pressure the Belarusian government and Alyaksandr Lukashenka to step aside or call new elections.