MOSCOW - (APINTL) Russia on Monday started cutting most natural gas supplies to ex-Soviet neighbor Belarus over what it claims is a debt of nearly $200 million, threatening to rekindle political disputes in the region over energy policy.
President Dmitry Medvedev met early Monday with Alexei Miller...
MOSCOW - (AP) Russia's gas monopoly said Thursday it has resumed supplies to Belarus after a payment dispute, but Belarus still threatened to stop sending gas on to other European countries unless Moscow settles its own debts.
The dispute, which briefly caused a 40 percent drop in Russian gas...
(AP) - Germany's human rights commissioner says Belarus has blocked his plans
to visit the country and meet with a jailed human rights activist. Markus
Loening said he also wanted to give authoritarian President Alexander
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Belarus (AP) - Belarus' authoritarian government has stepped up its crackdown
on dissent by barring the regime's critics from foreign trips, some of those affected
said Thursday. Zhanna Litvina, the head of the Belarusian Association of
Journalists, a media freedom watchdog, said authorities...
(AP) - Belarus' top security agency the KGB has summoned a Swedish advertising
team for questioning after the group air-dropped hundreds of parachute-wearing
teddy bears that carried pro-human rights messages onto the Full
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