Putin to receive ex-US Secretary of State Kissinger ThursdayRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 15:51
Russia’s missile early warning system helps ward off any threatMilitary & Defense June 29, 15:19
Jury to deliberate on verdict in Nemtsov murder caseSociety & Culture June 29, 15:08
Foreign customers interested in Russia’s latest icebreaker projectBusiness & Economy June 29, 14:22
British media accuse Russian footballers of doping after failure to host 2018 World CupSport June 29, 14:08
Russia’s budget deficit to fall almost by half in 2018 — PM MedvedevBusiness & Economy June 29, 13:59
Diplomat reassures that Russia, US ‘not in state of conflict’ over SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 13:39
Kiev court decides to try ex-president accused of high treason in absentiaWorld June 29, 13:34
Moscow warns US of tit-for-tat response to diplomatic property seizureRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 29, 13:30
MINSK, January 13. /TASS/. Belarus’ court on Tuesday refused to settle a claim of human rights activist Yelena Tonkacheva, who has Russian citizenship, for police’s decision to expel her from the country.
The citizenship and migration authorities in Minsk on November 5, 2014 ordered Tonkacheva to leave Belarus within 30 days and forbade her to visit the country again during the next three years.
The violation of traffic laws (speeding) gives cause for such decision. In late November Tonkacheva sent a petition to the Minsk city internal affairs department to contest the ruling, but the appeal was turned down, and she went to court.
Earlier, Tonkacheva said she exercised her right to appeal to the Minsk city court.
Tonkacheva is head of the Law Information Center and has Russian citizenship. She lives in Belarus for more than 30 years.