EU sanctions against Belarus
EU, USA, UK, and Canada impose sanctions against Belarus
The fifth package of EU sanctions, which includes 17 individuals and 11 legal entities, entered into force.
EU to impose sanctions against Lukashenko’s regime over situation with migrants
The European Union will continue countering the hybrid attack launched by the Belarusian regime, and will introduce additional sanctions against certain individuals and companies.
European Parliament adopted tougher stance on Belarus
Members of the European Parliament call on the EU Council to urgently adopt the fifth package of sanctions and start developing the next package.
Tsikhanouskaya visits Slovenia to discuss new sanctions against regime
During her visit to Slovenia, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya held a number of meetings with European politicians and experts.
Angela Merkel: Belarus uses refugees to undermine EU security
Angela Merkel condemned the actions of Alexander Lukashenko in connection with the migrant crisis, asserting that he has been using refugees to undermine the EU security.
Lukashenko threatens German companies with countermeasures
Alexander Lukashenko raised the issue of imposing restrictions on Western companies. In particular, he threatened to restrict the sale of German goods in Belarus and prevent the transit of German…
Fifth package of EU sanctions against regime could be adopted in July
According to Nicolai Khalezin, the Head of Belarus Free Theatre, the EU states plan to adopt the fifth package of sanctions against the Lukashenko regime in July.
EU and US intend to keep pressure on official Minsk
The EU and US will not ease the pressure on the Belarusian authorities until the domestic political situation in the country changes.
Sanctions will hardly affect Belarus’ trade with EU until end of year
The EU sanctions against potash, oil refining and tobacco industries in Belarus do not apply to previously signed agreements and will hardly affect trade until the end of the year.
EU approves fourth package of sanctions against Belarus
The purpose of these sanctions is to put pressure on the political leadership of Belarus to start a national dialogue with the wider society and avoid intensifying repressions.