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Drunken Mozyr dweller bit a policeman on his thigh

In particular, he bit one of the policeman on his thigh. As informed by 'Mozyr' TV channel, a criminal action has been initiated against the attacker on charges relating Article 363 Part 2 of the Criminal Code of Belarus 'Forcible resistance to a police worker.'

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Charter97

Barys Gyunter died

An oppositional deputy at the Supreme Council of the 12th convocation, a member of the Belarusian Popular Front Party Barys Gyunter died in Minsk in the age of 70. Barys Gyunter was born on September 2, 1943.

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Deutsche Welle

Aid Convoy Commentary: Russian Gamblers

Russia is using its aid convoy as a provocation. Arbitrary Russian actions only days before planned crisis talks in Minsk are an affront, and not only against Ukraine, Bernd Johann writes.

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News Herald

Russian aid convoy casts shadow on talks with Ukraine

The arrival of a Russian aid convoy in Ukraine on Friday without approval from Kiev threatens to further disrupt Ukraine's already-blunted military offensive to regain control of the country's east from pro-Russian separatists.

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PMFM 92.9FM

Motorcyclist's Incredible Crash: Front Flips Onto Moving Car's Roof

A driver in Mogilev, Belarus captured some amazing footage of an unbelievable crash and let's just say they're lucky to be alive! Filmed on a dash camera, a motorcyclist is seen crashing at full speed into the back of a car that's changing lanes.

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Christian Science Monitor

Belarusians try out a new language: their own

Linguist Alesia Litvinouskaja, who co-founded of Mova Movanova in January 2014. Here she speaks at the graduation of the first season, which was held at a contemporary art gallery in Minsk, before the summer break.

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Charter97

Belarus delivers "goods from future" to Russia

'As the result of the examination of animal products carried in the territory of the Customs Union, in cooperation with the border and customs services, the import of 8 lots of goods was banned on August 21, 2014, on the M13 road Bryansk-Homel at the village of Krasny Kamen ,' charter97.org learnt from the press service of Rosselkhoznadzor's ... (more)

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Rediff.com

13 countries that see the biggest migration in the world

Here are the major 'migration corridors'. Image: A volunteer takes part in the construction of a house for a migrant from Chernobyl zone, in the village of Stary Lepel, some 150 km northeast of Minsk.

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Charter97

Report by British and Belarusian human rights defenders detained on border

The joint report by British and Belarusian human rights activists Half an Hour to Spring: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Belarus, which was published in the UK and sent to Belarus by mail, was detained by customs officers at Minsk-2 airport, the press service of the Belarusian Helsinki Committee reports.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Charter97

Roman Bezsmertnyi: Lukashenka is not president but sitz-chairman of Russia's part

Roman Bezsmertnyi , a former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Belarus , Maidan's supervisor during the Orange Revolution, deputy PM in Yuliya Timoshenko's government and chairman of the Third Ukrainian Republic party, said it to Radio Svaboda.

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The Economist

The Eurasian Union: The other EU

"IT IS like you've been dating a girl for a long time," grins Pavel Andreev, an editor at a state-controlled broadcaster, Rossiya Segodnya, explaining why it has taken so long to press ahead with the Eurasian Union.

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NorthJersey.com

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross.

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Switched

Farmer's Almanac Predicts 'Super-Cold' Winter, More Snow In Eastern U.S.

The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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Charter97

Activists plan 21 pickets for visa-free travels to Poland and Lithuania

Activists of the campaign For Small Border Movement want to hold information pickets.

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Charter97

Mass transfer of military equipment in Belarus

A reader sent a video to charter97.org that he took yesterday near the village of Kalodzishchy near Minsk.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Gold futures edge lower ahead of Fed minutes

Investing.com - Gold futures traded below the key $1,300-level on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve''s July policy meeting later in the day for further clues about the timing of future interest rate hikes.

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Charter97

Prison not over for Autukhovich

The prosecutor of Vaukavysk district has not found any violations in the police ban for the former political prisoner to travel to Minsk for medical treatment.

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Switched

'Beautiful Little Soul': Therapy Bunnies Help Alzheimer's, Dementia Patients

It sounds almost too hopping cute to be true, but Teddy the therapy rabbit's first job was tending to his little sister Lulu.

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Charter97

Belarus's Ministry of Agriculture: Rosselkhoznadzor's claims have no grounds

Minsk finds ungrounded the complaints that Belarus does not control the re-export of products that were banned by Russia.

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New York Daily News

Four arrested for flying Ukranian flag on Moscow skyscraper

Four people who climbed a Moscow skyscraper on Wednesday and attached a Ukrainian flag to its spire have been charged with vandalism by Russian police and may face three years in jail.

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