Minsk to host 2019 European Games

The 2019 European Games will be held in Minsk after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) general assembly approved the capital of Belarus, the sole candidate, on Friday.

Belarus elects opposition member to parliament, first time in decade

Belarus has elected an opposition politician to its lower house of parliament for the first time in a decade, according to preliminary results released Monday.

EU removes 170 people, three entities from Belarus sanctions list

EU sanctions on Belarus targeting 170 individuals and three entities will end this month, after a decision finalized Thursday to lift the bulk of restrictive measures against the former Soviet...

EU agrees to lift Belarus sanctions, keeps arms embargo in place

EU foreign ministers decided Monday to lift the bulk of the bloc's sanctions against Belarus, in recognition of democratic progress made by the former Soviet state, paving the way for closer...