Even today, May 20

Society Blitz review of events and those in Belarus, a world history.

Wind …

…and rainy. The temperature plus 17-19.

Do not pass:

In the courts of Lenin and the Frunze district of Minsk awaiting sentencing in cases against former presidential candidates Nikolai Statkevich, Dmitry Uss, Vladimir and Vitaly Rymashevsky Neklyaeva and other participants Square December 19, 2010.


In Washington, U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

In Astana, the annual meeting of the leaders of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

In Bydgoszcz, Poland meet the foreign

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Pro-government experts blamed the explosion Russian special services

Society "To judge of whether it was bullying or provocation, so far, it's finally become clear only after the investigation. But given the current relations with Russia, unfortunately, it looks like handwriting Russian special services" — said B. Hyginus the agency "Interfax-West ", commenting on the explosion at the Russian Embassy.

"After the settlement of the issues in the Customs Union, the oil and gas relationship, someone wants to strain relations between the two countries," — said V.Gigin.

V.Gigin also noted that "this provocation Russian secret services have started the campaign (the president of Belarus — Interfax) before

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Save, farmer, sprawling farms!

Society 16 years after coming to power of President Alexander Lukashenko has expressed interest in the rural private trader Today he visited the farm known in Belarus Zhitkovichy farmer Michael Screw that decade and a half shows a model of efficiency on the background of traditional nerazvarotlivastsi public agrasektary. But is it will help farmers? Visiting a former official of the regional economy of scale, and now Zhitkovichy farmer Michael Shrub, Lukashenko said he believes the possible development of private initiative. True, said that this development, in his view, there will be through the establishment of holding companies, he suggested

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Teachers and doctors have made poor …

Society Listener Liberty looked talk show "The Choice" on TV "ONT", dedicated to the start of the new school year and shared her thoughts.

"I want to go back to yesterday's talk show" The Choice "on the quality of school education in Belarus. Pity that the excellent teacher Farino has become the standard Belarusian official, who does not recognize the existence of problems.

Farino proposal in the absence of predmetnika at school or in poor teaching the subject to educate ourselves — "the evil one." The teacher can not know what a particular character and abilities to engage in

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The police do not believe the attack on the Russian embassy terrorist attack

Society In Minsk police opened a criminal investigation into the incident in the territory of the Russian Embassy in Minsk. Who is behind the incident, and how it can impact on the Belarusian-Russian relations?

Alexander Lastouski the press service of Minsk police reported that the police Central District is doing everything possible to find those who on August 30 after 10 pm tossed into the territory of the Russian Embassy bottle of energy drink "Shake" with a combustible mixture and a wick. Injured ambassadorial "Mazda", no people have suffered.

"It is believed that this act of hooliganism committed two

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For slavery — 15 million non-pecuniary damage

Society In Dobrush District Court, which examines the criminal case the illegal deprivation of liberty, suffered from the bondage of the captive village Foods exposed his former "housewife" the size of non-pecuniary damage — 15 million rubles. Accused pensioner Valentina, which, according to the investigation seven years held captive, non-pecuniary damage does not recognize. She claims that she had given shelter to the villagers, and her unjustly accused of slavery.

The verdict in the case will be submitted in September.



Belarus hopes and cling to Iraqi oil

Society Against the background of the largest in 9-year presence in Iraq casualties, the United States begin to withdraw its troops from the country.

Despite the rather difficult political and economic situation in the state, the new Iraqi authorities are trying to establish a connection with the outside world, lost in the time of the deposed dictator Saddam Hussein.

In June Alexander Lukashenko received credentials from the Ambassador of Iraq in Belarus Haidar Mansour Hadi Avis. Several years in the Iraqi diplomatic mission was actually "frozen". After the invasion of Iraq in 2003, went home still appointed by

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The lawsuit against the Free City police officers began to consider the court

Society Krichevsky district court began its consideration of the complaint Krycheu independent publisher of the newspaper "Free City" Vladimir Kudryavtsev against the District Department of Internal Affairs.The prosecutor is trying to recover from the defendant 5,000,000 rubles for violation of moral rights enshrined in the Constitution: the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the right to disseminate complete, reliable and timely information.

Reason for the appeal to the court reporter was confiscated by police three 297 copies of his newspaper. Confiscation Vladimir Kudryavtsev illegal calls and demands to return, as he claims, stolen police newspaper.

Today's hearing lasted

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Or looking for ways to reconcile with Lukashenko Moscow?

Society Members: Vice-Dean, Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs of the State University — Higher School of Economics Andrew Suzdaltsev from Moscow and a journalist of the newspaper "Belarusians and Market" Pavljuk Bykovskii from Minsk.

The signal of reconciliation?

Valery Karbalevich: "Private Russian governor took as president. During the negotiations of the Belarusian delegation, besides the President included the deputy head of the presidential administration, the Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Agriculture and others. Mikhailova then took another prime Sidorsky. How can we explain this a high level of reception? This signal readiness

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One planet, different worlds: how language shapes reality

Society New research confirms that our native language to a large extent determines our mental habits, sometimes in unexpected ways.

70 years ago in the American scientific journal Technology Review published an article Benjamin Whorf "Science and Linguistics." Main idea — the great influence of the native language on the system of human thought — had a great influence on the study decades.

Whorf based his theory on the study of Native American languages. In particular, he thought that the speakers of these languages differently understand the concept of time and do not have a separation between objects (like "stone")

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