Today, shares of solidarity will be held around the world

Society January 19 marks exactly one month from the date of the presidential elections and the violent dispersal of a peaceful demonstration on Independence Square in Minsk. In the capital of Belarus, as well as other cities and countries will take solidarity action.

Currently behind bars contain more than 20 people, four of them — former presidential candidates. They are defendants in a criminal case under the article on "riots."

Friends, family, portraits of ordinary Belarusians repressed will gather at 18 pm at the main entrance of the KGB in Minsk. So they want to support the arrested presidential candidates,

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Even today, January 19

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Weather:

All day snow and rain, the temperature near zero.

Do not pass:

Minsk: Belarusian Popular Front party in office will host an exhibition dedicated to the heroes square in 2010.

New York: Belarusian "Free Theatre" with «Amnesty International» and «Public Theater" together to protest "Free Belarus". B shares will be attended by representatives of the theater community of New York City.

Krakow and Lublin: actions of solidarity with Belarus.

Minsk at Holy Spirit Cathedral head of the Belarusian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Filaret send liturgy, and then perform the rite of consecration of the big water.

Minsk:

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Limit contacts with the Belarusian authorities to an absolute minimum

Society 19 January in Strasbourg at the European Parliament session will be held a debate on the situation in Belarus after the presidential elections. Scheduled for Thursday to vote on the draft resolution, which among other things will include recommendations on sanctions against the Belarusian authorities.

Their draft resolutions on Belarus are preparing all political factions European Parliament. One of the Cruel projects prepared on behalf of the Group of the European People's Party, he was signed by 21 MEPs.

In the first paragraphs of the document the progress and results of the presidential elections in Belarus are evaluated

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Bialiatski warning remains in effect

Society Minsk Central District Court upheld the warning Prosecutor General Chairman of Human Rights Center "Viasna", vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) Ales Bialiatski.

The General Prosecutor's Office considered that the action Bialiatski on behalf of the human rights organization "Spring", which are not held in accordance with established procedure of state registration, contrary to the law Republic of Belarus and 16 February 2011and made him an official warning for violating the law, signed by the Deputy Attorney General Republic of Belarus M. I. Kuklis.

The human rights activist Ales Bialiatski officially warned that if further action

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Jacek Protasiewicz: The European Union in Belarus has a unified stance

Society Napyaredni debate on Belarus in the European Parliament, our correspondent Valery Kalinowski spoke with one of the raspratsovshchyvkav draft resolution proposing sanctions against the Belarusian authorities, the head of the European Parliament's delegation for relations with Belarus Jacek Protasiewicz.

Reporter"Mr. Protasevich how great interest in the European Parliament for tomorrow's debate on the situation in Belarus?"

Protasevich"There is a lot of interest among the deputies. There will be many speakers, there are many who want to take the floor from each political group. Representatives of each of the political groups have shown great interest in today's meeting in the

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Russia and Kazakhstan will join the WTO without Belarus

Society On the possibility of practically simultaneous accession of Russia and Kazakhstan to the World Trade Organization said today at a press conference in Moscow, head of the Russian delegation at the talks Maxim Medvedkov. But the difference in timing with Belarus will be much greater, said the Russian official.

For the official Minsk accession to the World Trade Organization is due, apart from Moscow, also from Astana. Customs Union "troika" has expanded attachment Belarus not only to Russia but also to Kazakhstan.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Andrei Savinykh says that there is

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Belarusian tolerance eyes of Azerbaijanis

Society As we reported yesterday, the Belarusian Foreign Ministry denied accreditation Mavsunu Hajiyev, the correspondent of the Russian newspaper "Kommersant". Hajiyev — azerbayzhanets in Belarus since 2008.

He recently gave an interview to the Azerbaijani Internet portal vesti.az, where, among other things, talked about how the Belarusian society refers to people of other ethnic groups:

"Belarus in the sphere of international relations the country unique. C one side, it is as if dropped from the context of strengthening of far-right sentiment in the whole Eurasian space. The country has never seen a single case of a major inter-ethnic or inter-religious

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Three variants of the European response

Society Yesterday in Strasbourg session of the European Parliament has begun, which will consider the situation in Belarus after the presidential elections, and approved a resolution with recommendations for sanctions against the Belarusian authorities.

Voting will take place on January 20. But today became known draft resolution submitted by the major factions of the European Parliament. We offer you these texts in a nutshell.

Proposal of resolution on Belarus of the faction "of the European People's Party" (in short, the translation ERB)

freeze all macro-financial assistance in the form of loans from the IMF, as well as the programs

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Rymasheuski cause for questioning by the KGB

Society Co-Chair of the Belarusian Christian Democracy, the former presidential candidate Vital Rymasheuski today called for questioning by the KGB.

In the BCD does not exclude the possibility that this may be due to the fact that on January 19 marks a month since the violent crackdown on peaceful protesters on Independence Square in Minsk, mass beatings and detentions of citizens and the beginning of an unprecedented daily pressures Civil Society in Belarus.

On the same day obschebelorussky declared a day of prayer for political prisoners, and other solidarity actions.

"We appeal to all the faithful of

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YSU students ready to take the repressed

Society Lithuanian Foreign Minister Azubalis welcomed the readiness of the European Humanities University to learn to accept all students at risk of exclusion from Belarusian universities across political views, the Internet portal Delfi.

Today, during a meeting with the rector of Yerevan State University Anatoli Mikhailov Minister stressed that it is important not only to give the opportunity to learn, but also strive to ensure that the expanded range of disciplines in their native language.

Azubalis said the rector of Yerevan State University, that after election, he personally appealed to the supreme representative of the Union for Foreign

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