John Oliver unveils teddy bear plan to get under Belarusian dictator ’s skin
The Last Week Tonight host explains: Teddy bears ‘are everything that he’s not: cute, lovable, and covered in thick, natural hair all... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russia and Belarus begin active phase of huge war games
Russia and ex-Soviet ally Belarus on Friday launched the active phase of vast military exercises involving 200,000 personnel that have... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova sentenced to 11 years
Top Belarus opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova has been sentenced to 11 years in jail by a court in Minsk. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus opposition figure and protest leader sentenced to 11 years in jail
A Belarusian court on Monday sentenced Maria Kolesnikova, a prominent opposition figure who led mass street protests against President... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus jail terms for opposition figures Kolesnikova and Znak
Maria Kolesnikova receives 11 years in jail and Maxim Znak 10 on charges of trying to seize power. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Afghan migrants trapped for weeks in woods because of Poland and Belarus standoff
Group of Afghans trapped at border between Belarus and Poland amid stand off over surge of migrants engineered by Belarus' Lukashenko as... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Closed Borders and Hostile Receptions Await Afghan Refugees
By Farhana Haque RahmanTORONTO, Canada, Aug 30 2021 (IPS) Whether desperately trying to get a place on the last evacuation flights out of Kabul or trekking to the borders with neighbouring Pakistan and Iran, tens of thousands of Afghans are fleeing their country once more. Events are unfolding at speed. The Taliban are establishing a central government in the capital to fill the void of the collapsed western-backed administration, but they do not control all the country as the protracted civil war enters a new stage. The UN refugee agency UNHCR says that in its “worst case scenario” it is preparing for around 5...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Aid Armed Conflicts Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Featured Global Headlines Humanitarian Emergencies Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Our Goal Is to Keep the Regime on Its Toes ’: Inside Belarus’s Underground Opposition
Despite a government campaign of terror and arbitrary arrests, thousands of activists are working clandestinely to spread dissent and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus deaths in lockdown-free Belarus similar to other countries that went on lockdown
(Natural News) The Eastern European country of Belarus did not implement draconian Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdowns. However, recorded COVID-19 deaths in Belarus are similar to its neighbors who chose to lock down their societies to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Belarus’s example showed that lockdown mandates caused more harm to populations than the disease they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden pushes sanctions against Belarus' Lukashenko regime
President Joe Biden on Monday said the United States is levying new sanctions against Belarus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Defiant Lukashenko says Belarusian Olympic defector was 'manipulated'
KYIV (Reuters) -President Alexander Lukashenko said on Monday a Belarusian sprinter who defected at the Olympic Games in Tokyo had been... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Belarusian coaches in sprinter drama booted from Olympic village
"I never imagined this situation would turn into a political scandal," runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two coaches removed from Tokyo Olympics in Belarus case
TOKYO (AP) — Two Belarus team coaches have been removed from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in trying to send sprinter... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two Belarus Coaches Expelled From Tokyo Olympics
The International Olympic Committee said it had expelled the coaches who were involved in the attempt to force the runner home against her will. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IOC removes two Belarus coaches from Tokyo Olympics after feud with sprinter
The IOC says it stripped Belarus coaches Artur Shimak and Yury Maisevich of their Olympic credentials after they were involved in trying... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Olympian describes Tokyo ordeal after arriving in Poland
Tsimanouskaya says she was warned by relatives not to return to Belarus following standoff with coaches. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why a Belarusian Olympic sprinter refused to fly home
The Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya flew out of Tokyo on Wednesday to begin a life in exile after refusing to return... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Olympian Krystina Tsimanovskaya Leaves Tokyo For Austria : Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Belarus wanted to silence an Olympic sprinter
For President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus, known as Europe’s last dictator, this was personal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Olympic sprinter arrives in Vienna amid safety fears
MOSCOW (AP) — A plane carrying Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who is seeking refuge from authorities in her home... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian Olympic athlete says ‘punishment’ awaited her at home
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya alleges threats from officials and calls for a probe into her Olympics withdrawal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitaly Shishov, head of Belarusian exile group, found dead in Ukrainian capital
Vitaly Shishov, the head of a Kiev-based organization helping Belarusians flee abroad, was found dead on Tuesday, a day after he went... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian activist found hanged in Ukraine
A Belarusian activist who ran a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians fleeing persecution was found dead in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IOC to Probe Belarus Officials Over Athlete's Forced Flight
Kristina Tsimanouskaya is expected to stay at the Polish embassy in Tokyo until her departure to Warsaw. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan says Belarus athlete safe as US, EU condemn Lukashenko
A Belarusian sprinter who refused her team’s orders to return home has been granted a Polish humanitarian visa. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Track world record smashed as IOC probes Belarus over sprinter
The Olympics governing body was probing Belarus's treatment of an athlete seeking refuge while Norway's Karsten Warholm demolished a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IOC launches investigation into Belarus sprinter case
Olympian Krystina Timanovskaya says she was almost forced on a plane home after criticising coaches. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seeking asylum, Belarus athlete walks into Poland's embassy in Tokyo
A Belarusian athlete who refused to board a flight after she said she was taken to the airport against her wishes walked into Poland's... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Olympian safe in Tokyo hotel after refusing 'forced' flight home
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya alleges she was almost forced on to a plane home after criticising her coaches. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan shelters Belarusian sprinter who sought to flee at the Olympics
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya made a dash for freedom at a Tokyo-area airport, claiming her team was forcing her to return home after she... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter Tsimanouskaya refuses 'forced' flight home
A Belarusian runner says she was taken to a Toyko airport against her will by team officials after she criticized coaches. Belarusian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian sprinter refuses to leave Tokyo
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya is seeking protection from her home country, after she was removed from the Olympic Games... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympic Sprinter From Belarus Seeks Refuge in Japan, Fearing Jail at Home
Belarus tried to deport the sprinter, Kristina Timanovskaya, from Japan after she criticized her coaches for registering her for the wrong event. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tokyo Olympics: Belarus sprinter refuses to board flight home - BBC News
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Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian sprinter says country removed her from Olympic events for speaking out about coaches
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says she refuses to return home. Athletes have joined growing protests against Belarus since last summer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian sprinter says she is being forcibly removed from the Olympics and sent home
A Belarusian sprinter competing at the Tokyo Olympics released a video on Sunday calling for the International Olympic Committee (IOC)... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus Olympic athlete says taken to airport against her wishes
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya asks the IOC for help, accusing her national team of trying to remove her from Japan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusian sprinter 'won't return home' after speaking out against coaches at Olympics
The Belarusian Olympic Committee said in a statement that coaches had decided to withdraw Tsimanouskaya from the Games on doctors’... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Athlete from Belarus says she was taken to airport to go home after criticizing coaches
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who was due to compete in the women's 200 metres on Monday, said she did not plan to return to her home country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Value-based approach: Lithuanian scientists provide insights into migration culture
(Kaunas University of Technology) Migration has been a pressing issue in Europe for several years now, and recently it has posed new challenges. The surge of migrants on the border of Lithuania and Belarus, the increase in refugees trying to reach Europe from north Africa and various incidents related to illegal attempts to cross borders, are calling for new insights on the issue. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Jailed Belarusian journalist, girlfriend moved to house arrest
Several world leaders denounced his arrest as a hijacking, and it prompted another round of Western sanctions on Belarus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US, EU, UK and Canada impose fresh sanctions on Belarus
The United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Canada imposed fresh sanctions on Belarus Monday in a coordinated response to the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arrested journalist Roman Pratasevich weeps on Belarus state television
Raman Pratasevich said he was fully cooperating with investigators and declared he respects the authoritarian president he opposed for years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 things to know for June 4: Covid-19, Capitol riots, White House, cyberattacks, Belarus
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

European Union Bans Flights From Flying Over Belarus Airspace
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Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU to ban Belarus overflights from midnight, diplomats say
European Union ambassadors on Friday adopted a plan to ban Belarus carriers from flying over EU territory or landing in EU airports,... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus lashes out at the US, reducing embassy staff numbers
Belarus has struck back against the United States, slashing the number of staff permitted at the US embassy in Minsk, in response to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian and Belarusian special services agree to jointly fight against ‘destructive activities of the West’
The heads of the Russian and Belarusian special services agreed to jointly fight "the destructive activities of the West against the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarus: Mass detentions start after portraits of Lukashenka appeared at town dump
Yet on June 2, the Belarusian Interior Ministry confirmed the mass detentions of residents of the town of Zhabinka (Brest region).... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belarusians are now ‘hostages in their own country’, says Tikhanovskaya in Vilnius
The Minsk regime's ban on almost all citizens to leave Belarus have made them œhostages in their own country, the count... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news