IHT: «This former Soviet republic is going through

Society We offer you the translation fragments Michael Shvirts article in today's edition of the International Herald Tribune.The queue in front of currency exchange offices at the supermarket Crown has grown to 52 people, and many have begun to lose hope. Some waited for three days and spent the night in cars, more and more desperate to buy dollars and euros.

This former Soviet republic is going through. Prices go up, and the Belarusian ruble lost value. Some imported foods have already paznikats from store shelves, the people said in the capital.

Although the size of the current crisis remains

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Newsweek: Gaddafi guard the virgin, Lukashenko gives agricultural expertise, and Kim Jong Il fun with teams of joy

Society The latest edition of the weekly Newsweek ran a "List of despots," in which the 10 government leaders in the world is perceived as autocrats, dictators and tyrants.

The list includes Muammar Gaddafi of Libya, Kim Jong Il of North Korea, Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Bashar al-Assad of Syria, with Than Shwe of Burma, Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedav, Islam Karimov of Uzbekistan and Theodore Obiyang of Equatorial Guinea.

"The list of despots" has a clear humorous slant, as the heroes of this list are characterized by the magazine through such features as,

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Lukashenka: The lessons will certainly be done

Society Alexander Lukashenko said that he is concerned that the Minsk terrorist attack may lead to vzlavanastsi people.

"I only care about one thing: we have in this regard is not embittered that our souls do not sow the seeds of discord, so people do not look askance at each other," — said Lukashenko, met on Thursday with members of the Synod of the Belarusian Orthodox Church.

"It is this feature of us in any case can not go, we in no way be too far," — he said.

On He said, 'Answer to those who are to blame, the

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Will be the next Belenky and Yanukevich?

The Company does not concern a media representative to give advice to politicians and the text — a statement that seems to be the opposition — by the hour — loses the ability to prevent what can, if not forever, then a very long time to put it on the cross.

… In 1998 there was a threat that the House will be the writers of letters seized and transferred to the Office of Presidential Affairs. In those days (I was living in New York) called one our outstanding poet.

The only thing that

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The explosion in the subway promises tough time for the opposition

Society Reuters has published under the title comment on the investigation progresses, the explosion in the Minsk metro, and yesterday's statements by Alexander Lukashenko on the opposition. Below — the comment.

For the weak and fragmented opposition Belarusian seems, there comes a more difficult time after, as the country's president Alexander Lukashenko connected it with the terrorist attack on the subway.

Explosion in Minsk, in which 12 people were killed and more than 150 were wounded, weakened the position of Lukashenko. Combined with serious financial problems, loss of foreign exchange reserves and sanctions from the West explosion did

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The terrorists were caught, investigators award, the opposition questioned

Society Alexander Lukashenko said that the attack on April 11 in Minsk metro opened, and ordered to reward all those who were looking for criminals and struggling with the consequences of a terrorist attack.

Sensational statement that the attack is discovered, Alexander Lukashenko did in the first half of the day at a meeting with security officials in his administration. Lukashenka's speech was recorded every hour of TV and scrolls in the news on state television channels. Alexander Lukashenko said on written text, breaking away from him just for the sake of small replicas:

"Today,5th morning the crime was solved.

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Time: «After the explosion, the Belarusian tyrant began to tighten the screws

Society Article by Simon Schuster under the title appeared in a recent issue of the American weekly magazine Time. Here is a translation of fragments of the article.

On Monday night, visiting the scene of the explosion in Minsk subway, killing 12 people, the authoritarian president of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko has spread a net suspicions possible far and wide. The bomb that exploded in the evening on a crowded platform, could be "a gift from abroad" or could be taken from military convoys, he said the heads of law enforcement agencies. Anyone who has a gun, must be tested and

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Lukashenko said that the attack revealed: We are looking for partners and customers

Society Alexander Lukashenko held an emergency meeting on the explosion in the subway."Today is a 5-morning the crime was solved. It took police and security officers night to yesterday at 9 pm to flawless operation and without the noise and chatter delay performers. Today, the 5th morning they gave their testimony, "- said Lukashenko.

Lukashenko said that Artists detained in Minsk subway bombing confessed to the bombings on Republic Day July 3, 2008, and earlier in Vitebsk"The detainees confessed not only in the commission of terrorist attack in the subway. On their conscience terrorist attacks committed in Independence Day, and

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U.S. Senator against the World Cup in hockey in Belarus

Society Belarus should be removed from the World Cup in hockey in 2014, when President Lukashenko frees political prisoners. With such an appeal addressed to the International Ice Hockey Federation U.S. Sen. So the pole.

In a letter he sent Federation leadership, poles called Lukashenko's regime "totalitarian nightmare" and said that the tournament could be held in a country where there are people in prison who have tried to take advantage of basic democratic freedoms.

The letter also signed Peter Shtsyastny, Slovak ice hockey player inducted into the Hall of Fame of the National Hockey League which is now

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Russian TV channels comment on the recent events in Belarus

Society The focus of the Sunday news programs on Channel One and NTV were silent protests in the streets of towns in Belarus, the situation at the border and press conference Lukashenko.

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