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2 hrs ago | BBC News

VIDEO: Putin: 'Beginning of important process'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has urged negotiators meeting in the Belarus capital, Minsk, to make an "immediate ceasefire" in Ukraine their priority.

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6 hrs ago | USA Today

The Short List: Celebs' nude photos; Apple's Sapphire; Britain's powers

The Short List: Celebs' nude photos; Apple's Sapphire; Britain's powers Out of the loop today.

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10 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Russian PM's Trip To Armenia Cancelled

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has cancelled a planned visit to Yerevan that was expected to focus on Armenia's membership in the Eurasian Economic Union , Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Armenia, World News, Russia, Kazakhstan, Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Vladimir Putin

13 hrs ago | Charter97

Nikolic invited Lukashenka to pay a visit to Serbia

Lukashenka and President of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic had a phone conversation upon the initiative of the Serbian side on 1 September.

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17 hrs ago | Charter97

New smuggling scheme: Belarus is world's leader in antiknock components export

As charter97.org learnt, some Belarusian companies resumed their 'innovative' schemes of exporting oil products under the guise of chemical products are not liable to duties when exported outside the Customs Union.

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21 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire

Russia's foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine's crisis to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists.

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21 hrs ago | Charter97

Maksim Viniarski's life in threat

Maksim Viniarski , a coordinator of the European Belarus civil campaign was detained on false accusations in Minsk on Friday, August 30. We have information from reliable sources in the prison, where he is held, that he receives threats of bodily harm.

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Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

Meet Me Monday: Dr. Antonowich was a sensation playing trumpet in New York

Many locals may know Dr. Fred Antonowich as a retired general surgeon, but they might not know him as Dr. Jazz.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Symphony, Arts, Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Kinston, NC

Sun Aug 31, 2014

WireNews+Co

Telephone Conversation With President Of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko

The two leaders exchanged views on pressing issues of Russian-Belarusian allied cooperation.

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Korea Herald

[Newsmaker] Putin eyes pro-Russian statelet in Ukraine

Russian strongman Vladimir Putin first used "Novorossiya" - the loaded Tsarist-era name for what is now southern and eastern Ukraine - just after annexing Crimea from Ukraine in March, sparking outrage in Kiev.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Foreign notes

Eurasian Economic Union crumbling part 2

In a previous blog I wrote Putin's Customs Union currently comprising Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan, is crumbling.

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Trend

Turkey concerned over latest developments in Ukraine

Turkey has expressed concern over allegations regarding Russia's latest activities in eastern Ukraine, Turkish Foreign Ministry said Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.

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Charter97

Sikorski and Makei meet in Warsaw

Radoslaw Sikorski and Uladzimir Makei made statements to journalists after the meeting.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Charter97

UN Committee finds violation of human rights of Homel activist

The Belarusian authorities violated the right of Vasil Paliakou, a deputy head of the United Civil Party, to peaceful assembly.

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USA Today

Putin calls for release of Ukrainian POWs

Russian President Vladimir Putin called for the release of Ukrainian soldiers who have become surrounded by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.

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Charter97

Brest court: Lists of voters are classified materials

The complaint on the matter was sent to Brest Lenin district's court by the chairwoman of the city organization of the Belarusian leftist part 'Just World' Ludmila Dzienisienka , who had taken part in the electoral campaign as a runner for a seat in the city council, the web-site of the Viasna human rights center reports.

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Charter97

Activist arrested for 10 days for leaflets about strike

He was on his way home after work. He lives in the hostel of the Belarusian State University of Radioelectronics, as he is a 5th-year student.

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Charter97

Activists to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus for extremism

Leaders of Mahilou-based departments of independent trade unions say they want to sue RTR-Belarus and NTV-Belarus TV channels for extremism.

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Agricultural Market

Belarus is continuing harvesting of late grains

According to operative data as of August 29, Belarus is continuing harvesting of agricultural crops, reported the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus.

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OpEdNews

From Minsk to Wales, Germany is the key

The road to the Minsk summit this past Tuesday began to be paved when German Chancellor Angela Merkel talked to ARD public TV after her brief visit to Kiev on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel, Ukraine, US News, Liberal Political News

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