Ministry reports US spy agencies' latest attempt to recruit Russian worker was on Jan 14Russian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 21:57
Austria’s president-elect says he is ready to maintain good relations with RussiaWorld January 18, 21:50
Putin briefs Merkel, Hollande on steps to implement Syrian ceasefireRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:39
Putin, Merkel, Hollande agree to give fresh impetus to Normandy Four activitiesRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 20:26
Russian Eurobonds may be floated in spring 2017 — finance ministerBusiness & Economy January 18, 19:48
Russia, Turkey report 14 ceasefire breaches in Syria per dayWorld January 18, 19:17
Analyst believes removal of sanctions can be political bargaining chip with RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 18, 18:45
Arctic Forum’s task is to change perception of region as source of raw material — officialBusiness & Economy January 18, 18:28
OPEC revises Russia’s oil production outlook downward by 110,000 bpd in 2017Business & Economy January 18, 18:20
MINSK, October 1 (Itar-Tass) – Belarus’s first ex-presidential candidate, Dmitry Uss, was released from jail on Saturday, following a clemency decree by President Alexander Lukashenko, the Vesna (Spring) human rights centre reports.
The wife of Dmitry Uss said that her husband had already arrived in Minsk. Until recently, Uss had stayed in the republican prison hospital in the Belarusian capital.
Earlier, President Lukashenko had pardoned 24 people arrested on charges of organizing mass riots in Minsk on the day of presidential elections on December 19, 2010.
Criminal lawsuits were filed against 40 people, including ex-presidential candidates Dmitry Uss, Nikolai Statkevich and Andrey Sannikov. They got various prison sentences.
Ex-candidate Vladimir Neklyayev was sentenced to two years in jail with punishment suspended for two years.
The former candidate Vitaly Rymashevskiy got a nominal two-year prison sentence.