There are no stupid external borrowing at high interest rates

Society Belarus will not be in the near future to borrow money abroad. Also not expected in Belarus and the "avalanche, shock, dirt-cheap privatization." Such plants today gave the government Alexander Lukashenko.

January 18 the President held a meeting on the development of the economy. Part of the ministers renewed government officials of the Administration, the bankers. In the course of the meeting and voiced referred installation. Thus, Lukashenka stated:

"There are no stupid external borrowing at high interest rates will be. With these it is necessary to pay off. No printing money. This is — the right approach,

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Belarus stopped exporting diesel fuel

Society On Dec. 17 suspended supplies of diesel fuel from Belarus to Europe, with the delivery of Russian gas through the pipeline "Druzhba" through Belarus to Poland and Germany are continuing, said "Deutsche Welle".

According to one of the oil traders in London, from Belarus "has not received anything," although the volume of deliveries of Belarusian and used to be small. Usually Belarus monthly supplies Europe with about 200,000 tons of diesel fuel. However, now that Belarus itself needs fuel, since the beginning of 2011and Russia cut off oil supplies to Belarus.

Belarusian and Russian companies have not

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M.Balmaseda: Economic sanctions — is not an option

Society How the EU should respond to the persecution of the opposition in Belarus after the presidential elections on December 19? Margarita Balmaseda, a professor of Helsinki University and Harvard University, an expert on energy policy and corruption in post-Soviet space and in matters of foreign and domestic policy of Ukraine, Belarus and Russia believes that economic sanctions are not output.Mrs. Balmaseda is the author of numerous books and articles, including Belarus: "Independent Belarus: Domestic Determinants, Regional Dynamics and Implications for the West" (2002), "Belarus: oil, gas, transit pipelines and Russian foreign policy" (2006 ). Now she is preparing to

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Lukashenko: No Longer Engaged!

Society No external borrowing at high interest rates should not be. This was stated by Alexander Lukashenko at a meeting on the development of the Belarusian economy, BelTA informs.

"We must live within our means. Printing No money, no debt, that's enough," — said the head of state.

On He said, country out of the crisis, "so no external borrowing at high interest rates should not be. With that we should leave. This is the right approach, it is not subject to dispute," — said Alexander Lukashenko.

A few days ago, Prime Minister of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich said:

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Vitaly Taras

Society On the night of January 18 after a long and serious illness died a famous Belarusian writer, member of the Belarusian PEN Centre, the Union of Belarusian Writers and the Belarusian Association of Journalists, a former employee of Radio Liberty Vitaly Taras. May 6 he would have been 55 years old. He was born into a family of intellectuals Minsk. Father Valentine was a poet, translator, journalist, mother of Regina has long worked in television, Yefim grandfather left his mark in the Belarusian art. The choice of profession, life principles and public opinion for Vitali was driven by education

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Died Vitaly Taras

Society Last night at the 55th year, died many years by Radio Liberty, a publicist, a member of the Belarusian PEN Centre and the Belarusian Association of Journalists Vitaly Taras.

Vitaly Taras has long worked in the Belarusian "Freedom" was the editorial staff in Prague, led the transfer of "The Rape of Belarus," the return of Belarus to the European and global context. After returning from Prague to Minsk, was the author of "Nasha Niva".

In 1996, Vitaly Taras became laureate of Ales Adamovich for broadcast journalism on the waves of "Freedom."

Father Vitaly Taras, a famous writer Taras

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Weather in Belarus

In the next day in Belarus, May 10, the weather will be mostly form the field of high atmospheric pressure. Expected to partly cloudy. Without precipitation. At night and in the morning sometimes foggy. Wind northeast mild afternoon in parts of choppy. Minimum air temperature at night +3 .. +8 ° C, up to 10 in the south, in the Vitebsk region places on the basis of weak freeze to 0 .. -1 ° C, the maximum day +16 .. +22 ° C. Pressure at night will not change, the day will fall. Over the next two

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At Belarusian oil refineries remained for a week

Society Tsigankov: As the agreement is changed picture of the energy policy in Eastern Europe? Or are signed in Kiev documents Belarus more independent of Russian oil supplies?

Manyanok: These are the supplies in a transaction exchange swap Venezuelan oil. Until now never officially announced, at what price, Belarus buying this oil, on what terms is paying. In any case, buying oil at world prices and refining it to the refineries of Belarus can not.

I would not say that the Venezuelan oil is the principal alternative to Russian oil. So, it is lighter than the Russian, provides

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Observer: The Union of the Pope with the dictator

Society Nick Cohen in the UK "The Observer" criticizes the Vatican against the official Minsk. Below — a translation of the article.

Call history with the corruption of children by Catholic priests "scandal" would be too soft. However, no matter how short — "atrocity", "infamy" — we are not used, it is hard to doubt that the rape was said to feminist seventies — it is a problem of power. The power of seniors, allowing them to corrupt and raping minors, supplemented in this case, the power of the Vatican, which gives him the opportunity to defend the perpetrators from

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The real pension in December fell by 1%

Society In Belarus, the real size of pensions (calculated taking into account changes in consumer prices for goods and services) in December 2010 compared to November decreased by 1%, the National Statistical Committee. According to the National Statistics Committee, in December Belarus was registered 2.469 million retirees. Average size of their pensions amounted to 584.7 thousands of rubles, which is 2.3 times higher than the subsistence wage for retirees.



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