Four billion give — and take two

Society On which ended in favor of yesterday's negotiations prime ministers of Russia and Belarus? Is This year Belarus will receive subsidies of $ 4 billion, as promised Vladimir Putin?

Vladimir Putsilan after the completion of negotiations with the Mikhail Myasnikovich told reporters: Russia will seek to ensure that the level of subsidy of the Belarusian economy in the oil sector amounted to an amount not less than that Belarus received prior to the introduction of export duties on oil. This — 4,124 billion U.S. dollars.

The head of the analytical center "Strategy" Leonid Zaika explains where this

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Ambassadors of the European Union: the departure from Minsk reflects the position of the EU

Society Accredited in Belarus, EU ambassadors say their visit to Vilnius, during the inauguration of Alexander Lukashenko shows the position of the EU.

"All countries, that recognize common values, are concerned that the tragic events taking place in the neighboring and friendly countries. And now, members of the diplomatic corps of the EU and the European Commission accredited in Minsk, came here at the invitation of the European Humanities University, confirming the position of the EU "- said Zoltan Bacs, Charge d'Hungary which is now Presidency of the EU.

Ish made his statement after a meeting with members of the

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Russia made a gift to Lukashenko

Society "Russia has made a gift to Alexander Lukashenko zastuplennya him to office for another term. Though from Moscow to today's inauguration ceremony in Minsk no one would come, the day before the premiere of the two countries agreed on the oil and gas," — writes the Russian Internet edition of Business FM.

In exchange for cheap oil and gas Lukashenko agreed to continue the course towards integration with Russia

Commenting on the results of the talks in Moscow, Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, the online edition also notes that "Russia will send

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Russian human rights activists urge to link credit with respect for human rights in Belarus

Society On the eve of consideration of the Republic of Belarus vzychenne loan from EurAsEC Anti-Crisis Fund Russian human rights organizations — members of the Committee on International Control over the Human Rights Situation in Belarus were sobrascheniem to the president and the prime minister of Russia to tie the extension of the loan with solutions to the human rights country.

"If Belarus does not change the principles of relations between the authorities and society, and the rule of law is restored, the crisis can not be overcome, the money will soon run out, and no occupied not enough" —

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Vilnius instead of Lukashenko's inauguration

Society Ambassadors EU countries, accredited in Minsk, located in Vilnius.Lithuania to attend the 12 heads of diplomatic missions, as well as the charge d'affaires of the European Commission in Belarus, Lithuania's Foreign Ministry said.

According to the European Humanities University in Vilnius are the ambassadors of Ireland, Italy, Estonia, Great Britain, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Finland, Sweden, Hungary, Germany, Lithuania and the representative of the European Commission.

Diplomats to visit YSU Home Human Rights, Lithuanian radio and television, will meet with members of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Ambassadors and representatives of the European Commission will discuss with the leadership

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U.S. will allocate less money to Belarus

In the Company's 2011 fiscal year, the United States can give Belarus $ 14 million. Naviny.by note that this is about a million less than it was the previous year. Internet resource refers to a message posted on the official site on U.S. foreign aid.

Of the planned for Belarus assets of more than $ 9 million will be allocated for the development of democracy and human rights (in 2010 it amounted to 10.2 million). Health care is planned around 650 thousand dollars on education and human development — $ 1.8 million for economic development — $ 1.4 million

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Prohibit for Lukashenko Swiss ski resorts

Society The Swiss branch of the international human rights organization "Libereco — Partnership for Human Rights" called on the federal government to immediately impose a ban on travel to Switzerland for the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and his entourage.

The head of the Swiss section of the "Libereco" Martin Shtadelmana, "it would be absolutely unacceptable and extremely bad reputation of the country, if the last dictator of Europe could rest on the Swiss ski resort, while in prison is arrested and beaten them to the opposition." Shtadelman thus remembered last year's trip to Switzerland Belarusian leader.

"Switzerland should

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The U.S. Helsinki Commission is deeply concerned about the repression in Belarus

Society The Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission) is deeply concerned about the repressive campaign that has unfolded in Belarus following the December elections.

This is stated in a joint statement, the commission co-chairs, Senator Benjamin Cardin and Congressman Alcee Hastings.

"The situation in Belarus is deteriorating rapidly and requires a strong response from the United States, European Union and other parties (…) The repressive campaign in Minsk be discontinued, since the immediate release of detained journalists and opposition activists "- quoted the press service Cardin Helsinki Commission.

"In December, President Lukashenko at the summit in Astana

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Hillary Clinton and Urmas Paet discussed the situation in Belarus

Society Kiberbyaspeki questions and discussed the situation in Belarus, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Treasury Foreign Affairs Urmas Paet."The issue associated with Belarus, for which internet, free internet, free e-mail are important. And this issue Our experts — from the United States and Estonia — have to work together and maybe work with other countries to find ways to help and support the freedom of the Internet in Belarus, and possibly in other countriesah, where we see problems with freedom of the press, "- said Paet.

Clinton reiterated that Washington is willing to cooperate with Estonia and the

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The struggle for democracy in Belarus could become a matter of honor the European Union

Society Can it be said that the decision of the European Commission will be as serious and determined as the resolution of the European Parliament? Can the struggle for democracy in Belarus to become a European politicians honor? As the official Minsk will respond to European sanctions? These themes are discussing the transfer of expertise Freedom: From Minsk — political analyst Andrei Fedorov, from Moscow — Associate Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations Kirill Koktysh.

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Andrei Fedorov

Kirill Koktysh "MPs are very much annoyed by what is happening in Belarus"

Tsigankov: How do you

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