In Europe, there is a feeling that we must somehow react to savagery taking place in Belarus

Society On these and other issues in the transmission of "Examination of Freedom" answer, of Warsaw — Wojciech Boroditš-Smolinsky, member of the board of the Foundation "Center for International Relations," and from Minsk — political scientist, deputy editor of "Belgazeta" Victor Martinovich.

Wojciech Boroditš-Smolinsky

Victor Martinovich

Vitaly Tsigankov "Europe will think that these sanctions do not have a blow to the whole of society"

Tsigankov: It is possible to assume that the European institutions have begun peraasensovvats their attitude towards the effectiveness of sanctions and visa are ready to move on to economic sanctions?

Boroditš-Smolinsky: I think that the situation

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The EU will assess Belarus only after the courts

Society The EU will assess the situation in Belarus after the completion of all court proceedings on charges of rioting, BelaPAN quotes the charge d'affaires of the EU in Belarus Jean-Eric Holzapfel.

On He said, decision will depend on the sentences imposed; European Union is closely following the trials and considers them to be politically motivated.

In addition, the official said, the situation in Belarus will discussed at the May 23 meeting of the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Recall that on May 12 the European Parliament called on the European Commission and the EU's partner countries "to extend

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Andrew Pochobut: Mode is the mode. And have you, and then I

Society In live journal was next, a second sheet of journalist Andrei Poczobut, located in Grodno prison for allegedly insulting and defaming the president in articles Pochobut in the Polish "Gazeta Wyborcza". The text of the letter on LiveJournal put Andrei's wife Oksana:

"I can not believe it took a whole month! It seems like just yesterday on my hands clasped handcuffs and taken to the prosecutor's office of the jail … Time flies fast, much faster than a "day." Prison life is monotonous, but not without its small pleasures. I'm getting lots of Letters from Poland, Belarus, and even

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Stop the witch hunt in Belarus

Society This was the name of the Lithuanian parliament today passed a public hearing on the situation in Belarus. It was about the persecution of dissenters after December 19. The discussion was attended by the Lithuanian parliament, the Belarusian political opposition leaders, human rights activists, experts and social activists.  The hearing was opened by Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Azubalis, who noted that "Belarus — the most difficult neighbor of the European Union."

Azubalis

"Lithuania has actively participated in the formation of the international position towards Belarus after the events in December. We are consistently coming out in

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Kiev against isolation of Minsk

Society Deputy Foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin said that Kiev considers incorrect isolation of Belarus in the context of the European processes.

"We have always advocated the approach of Belarus to the Council of Europe, to all the developments — and the legal and political — of the Council of Europe in the field of rule of law and Human Rights, — quoted by the Interfax news agency Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin. — We believe that the isolation of Belarus in the context of the European processes is not the right way. "

Klimkin said

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Sannikov: Courts for the area — a manifestation of the power of fear of the inevitable changes

Society Today in the trial of Andrei Sannikov, Ilya Vasilevich, Oleg Hnedchyk, Theodore and Vladimir Eremenko Mirzayanavym a debate parties, the defendants acted with the last word. The prosecutor demanded Sannikov 7 years in a maximum security prison, Eremenko, Vasilevich, Mirzayanavu — 3 years Hnedchyk — 4 years. The verdict will be announced on May 14 at 16 hours.

Prosecutor Anton Zagarodki did not move an inch from the previous charges the defendants. Even the sensational testimony of Peter handful that after the dissolution of the Independence Square was clean, free of various bottles, axes, cans and an ice ax,

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4000 rubles per dollar at banks do not carry. And for 5000?

Society Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says that after a month or two they forget about the problems with currency. Meanwhile, analysts say that the people have forgotten about the currency back in March, when the dollar and the euro have disappeared from the free sale. Representatives of the National Bank in mid-April, promised that in exchange the cash will be in May, when it promised Russian stabilization loan. However, after Moscow's refusal to fund the money-losing Belarusian economy financial outlook was very uncertain.On the eve of Alexander Lukashenko promised to unleash the currency issue a maximum of two months. Many

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Belarus got excited about the response

Society "To say today about the introduction of retaliatory measures against Belarus EU is not only premature, but also not constructive", — commented Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Savinykh information circulated on May 12 by the "Interfax-West", citing a source in the Presidential Administration of Belarus.

It has been reported, particularly in the case of the introduction of the European Union on Belarus economic sanctions on the Belarusian authorities in response to offer a number of ambassadors of EU states to leave the country, and to prohibit travel abroad, 200 members of the opposition.

"The basic position of the Belarusian side

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Representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs were not allowed to Malta

Society Representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus for political reasons was not allowed to Interpol European Regional Conference in Malta.

This was stated by Minister of the Interior Minister of Belarus Anatoly Kuleshov.  According to him, the creation of such barriers in international law enforcement agencies adversely affects their interactions and activities — according to Interfax.

Lukashenko: Will the press, as a girl

Society Commenting vybytstse with Belarusian participants of Eurovision finals, Alexander Lukashenko said that the singer was "condemned".

During a trip to the Vitebsk region Alexander Lukashenko , commented on the failure of Eurovision representatives of Belarus Anastasia Vinnikova that up to vote did not pass the final.

"Well done! Coincided everything and behavior, and the face, and the song — quoted Lukashenko has learned. — She sang the national anthem of Belarus. Who will miss the anthem of Belarus? Therefore put pressure there, and will press here."

Lukashenko also said, that Belarus "Will put pressure on the board, will put

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