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23.04.2014 13:08, , 0

The MFF initiates holding the Marsh of Independence in the Belarusian capital.

 
17.04.2014 19:55, , 0

The problem of transformation and reforms in Belarus is obvious to all, and the overwhelming majority of Belarusians understand this. This opinion was expressed by the event’s organiser, the leader of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich at the opening of the international conference ‘The programme of transformation for Belarus: regional experiences and challenges’ that was held in Minsk on April 17.

 
17.04.2014 11:41, , 1

The international conference ‘The programme of transformation for Belarus: regional experiences and challenges’ is held in Minsk on April 17. The conference is organised by the Movement For Freedom (MFF) as part of the People’s Programme campaign.

 
15.04.2014 22:23, , 1

Recently, the Belarusian opposition has intensified the processes associated with defining a single presidential candidate from the democratic forces for the election of 2015. Last month in Vilnius, a special meeting of the representatives of seven opposition entities took place, where the possibility was discussed of holding a congress that would decide the issue of a single candidate.

 
15.04.2014 20:20, , 0

17 красавіка ў Мінску адбудзецца міжнародная канферэнцыя “Праграма пераўтварэнняў для Беларусі: рэгіянальны досвед і выклікі”. Яна арганізуецца Рухам “За Свабоду” ў межах кампаніі “Народная праграма".

 
10.04.2014 16:21, , 0

The Movement For Freedom (MFF) supports the idea of participation of a single candidate from the democratic forces at the presidential election, but doesn’t yet see any such pro-European figure, commented First Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Yuras Hubarevich for Pyx.by.

 
08.04.2014 12:47, , 0

Political prisoner Mikalay Autukhovich was released from prison today. The Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich was among those who came to meet him at the prison entrance.

 
04.04.2014 18:45, , 0

The Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich commented on the head of state’s confession that he doesn’t make a single step without Moscow’s approval when it comes to Russia.

 
01.04.2014 12:08, , 0

Сёння можа адчыніцца новае вакно магчымасцяў для паляпшэння адносінаў паміж Еўрасаюзам і Беларуссю, як тое было ў 2008 годзе, заявіў старшыня Руху «За Свабоду» Аляксандр Мілінкевіч 1 красавіка пад час абмеркавання сітуацыі ў Беларусі на пасяджэннях Еўрапарламенту і Парламенцкай асамблеі «Еўранэст». 

 
16.03.2014 13:50, , 0

The statement of the Council of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) on the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the threat for the independence of Belarus:

 
12.03.2014 19:00, , 0

The participants of the public discussion on the issue of election of the heads of executive committees of regions, districts, and cities/towns by direct vote of citizens have reached the common view that Belarus needs independent local authorities. Such conclusion on the discussion was made by First Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Yuras Hubarevich.

 
11.03.2014 18:36, , 0

First Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Yuras Hubarevich has commented on the statement by the Central Election Commission (CEC) Chair Lidziya Yarmoshyna who believes that the initiators of the People’s Referendum campaign act illegally and are committing an administrative offense collecting signatures in violation of the prescribed order.

 
11.03.2014 17:08, , 0

Candidate for deputy of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Piotr Markielau makes extraordinary promises at the election to the Minsk City Deputies’ Council.

 
10.03.2014 21:47, , 0

The Minsk City Executive Committee decided to prohibit the march to Niezalezhnastsi square on the Liberty Day, one of the event’s applicants, Chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) Party Alaksiey Yanukievich was notified of this today.  

 
10.03.2014 14:32, , 0

A public discussion will be held on Wednesday, March 12 titled ‘Why should the heads of executive committees of regions, districts, and cities/towns be chosen by direct vote of citizens?’. The event will be held as part of the discussions of the People’s Referendum.

 
07.03.2014 19:35, , 0

We have 25,000 signatures in support of the People’s Referendum. This is half of the amount that we plan to collect at the first stage. 50,000 signatures will be submitted to the House of Representatives (the lower house of the Belarusian parliament) with the proposal to initiate the referendum for change.

 
07.03.2014 17:18, , 0

Delegates of the European People’s Party Congress expressed their support for Ukraine and condemned Russia’s actions, reported the Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich.

 
07.03.2014 13:24, , 0

Artsiom Lava and Ales Marchanka were detained in the evening of March 6 for their solidarity action with the Ukrainian people and against the Russian occupation of the Crimea.

 
07.03.2014 12:08, , 1

Today, the organising committee for the celebration of Liberty Day filed an application to the Minsk City Executive Committee for the march and rally in the Niezalezhnastsi Square.

 
06.03.2014 14:16, , 0

The official Minsk should determine its position on the situation in Crimea. Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) and political scientist Alaksandr Lahviniec gave his comment to Belsat TV channel on whether Lukashenka will manage to preserve the multi-vector neutrality.

 
05.03.2014 19:26, , 1

The rally and the march to mark the Liberty Day will be held in Minsk on March 25. This decision was taken by the members of the holiday organising committee.

 
01.03.2014 21:40, , 1

The Movement For Freedom (MFF) expresses its solidarity with our fraternal Ukrainian people who, after overthrowing their corrupt government, are now facing foreign occupation.

 
27.02.2014 15:37, , 0

The School of the People’s Programme for candidates at the local election enters the final straight. The Movement For Freedom (MFF) will convene a meeting of independent candidates of the local election in Vitsiebsk on March 1 and 2.

 
27.02.2014 11:39, , 0

Mazyr district newspaper ‘Zhytsio Palessia’ (‘The Life of Polesia’) has published the list of registered candidates for deputies, omitting the name of the member of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Mikhail Karatkievich.

 
25.02.2014 22:43, , 1

Members of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksiey Haurutsikau and Khrystaphor Zhalapau have filed their claims in the Vitsiebsk Region Court against the actions of members of the Vitsiebsk City Territorial Election Commission who took the decision to refuse to register them as candidates for deputies of the local Deputies’ Council.

 
22.02.2014 10:19, , 2

38 members of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) have been registered as candidates for deputies at the current local election. In total, the MFF supporters have filed 87 applications for nomination as candidates for deputies of local Deputies’ Councils of various levels. Thus, 43% of applicants were able to pass through the ‘registration filter’.

 
21.02.2014 12:54, , 0

Large-scale non-registration of democratic candidates for deputies of local Deputies’ Councils precisely in those constituencies where observation by the Right of Choice campaign was planned indicates that the authorities are afraid of active observation and fear competition between really strong candidates who know well the regional problems and are backed by trained and ideologically motivated observers, on the one part, and their own bureaucratic appointees estranged from people, on the other part.

 
20.02.2014 16:47, , 1

The so called local “election” will be held in Belarus soon. An unnoticeable and insignificant campaign. But it is accompanied by another campaign – the re-election. No deputy of the House of Representatives was appointed in Homiel Navabielitsa constituency in 2012. This is, indeed, an event of another level – the national one.

 
20.02.2014 14:59, , 0

The representative of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Halina Krauchanka hasn’t been registered as a candidate for deputy of the House of Representatives in the Homiel Navabielitsa constituency No. 36, where a re-election will be held on March 23.

 
19.02.2014 19:01, , 3

‘Non-authenticity’ of collected signatures for nomination is the main cause of refusal for the members of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) for registration as candidates for deputies of local Deputies’ Councils.

 
14.02.2014 00:41, , 0

The leader of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich writes about the prominent Polish dissident, human rights activist, and politician Zbigniew Romaszewski who died at the age of 74 on February 13.

 
12.02.2014 20:43, , 0

The initiators of the People’s Referendum are committed to “peaceful change in Belarus, and for consolidation of the nation on this path”. This is included in their statement released on February 12, reports BelaPAN.

 
12.02.2014 13:14, , 0

A course of public lectures has started at the Minsk European Club on February 11. The course titled ‘Integration Processes and Institutions of the European Union’ is presented by political scientist, Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Lahviniec.

 
09.02.2014 14:07, , 0

Mikola Statkievich, the presidential candidate in 2010, sent a letter to Leanid Haravy, an activist of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) from Haradok, explaining his refusal to write a petition for pardon.

 
09.02.2014 13:44, , 0

The statement of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) concerning the situation at the EHU:

 
29.01.2014 12:24, , 1

First 5,000 signatures were collected by the People’s Referendum activists for the initiative’s support. Following the determination of the referendum agenda consisting of six questions, this is now the second stage of the campaign that will coincide with the local Deputies Councils election to be held on March 23.

 
28.01.2014 16:41, , 0

A round-table conference on the topic of power industry titled ‘The Belarusian power system: current condition, development paths, and alternatives’ was held at the office of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) on January 26.

 
24.01.2014 14:30, , 0

A special issue of the newsletter of the European Clubs network appeared. It is dedicated to the 10th anniversary of Lithuania and Poland’s membership in the European Club.

 
14.01.2014 23:54, , 0

The evening in the memory of the last Czechoslovak president and the first Czech president took place in the Minsk ‘Ў’ (‘Short U’) gallery on January 14.

 
13.01.2014 14:24, , 0

The campaign for election of deputies of local Deputies Councils of the 17th convocation has begun under the usual scenario for Belarus as early as at the stage of formation of territorial and district election commissions – such conclusion was made at the press conference in Minsk by the representatives of ‘The Right of Choice’ campaign for local election observation. According to them, the participation of opposition parties and organisations in the work of the bodies ensuring the preparation and conduct of the election isn’t provided for.

 
24.12.2013 15:52, , 0

The member of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) and human rights activist Raman Kislak told Pyx.by that he has received reports that the workers of the state-owned Brest Construction Trust No. 8 are forced to work on December 25, the Catholic Christmas.

 
18.12.2013 16:46, , 3

The Movement For Freedom (MFF), the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) Party, the Tell The Truth! campaign, Our House public campaign, the Homiel Democratic Forum public initiative, and several other democratic parties and NGOs will support the candidacy of Halina Krauchanka at the upcoming by-election to the parliament in the No. 36 Homiel Navabielitski constituency.

 
10.12.2013 23:02, , 2

The Minsk European Club has organised at the office of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) a public discussion by famous Belarusian experts and politicians of the outcome of the recent Eastern Partnership’s Vilnius summit for Belarus and beyond.

 
09.12.2013 15:22, , 4

The questions were chosen by the organisation’s Council by voting.

 
05.12.2013 20:06, , 0

The First Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Yuras Hubarevich and the Chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front (BPF) Party Alaksiey Yanukievich came to the Ukrainian capital to support the street rallies for the support of the European integration. They delivered their speeches at the epicentre of events – in the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (‘Independence Square’) before several tens of thousands of people.

 
04.12.2013 11:47, , 0

The next stage of the People’s Programme initiative dedicated to the local elections of March 23, 2014 has started. The initiative aims at devising the ‘road maps’ of reforms in different areas with the help of the expert and public discussions.

 
27.11.2013 11:18, , 0

The Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich has sent a letter of support on behalf of the MFF to the leader of the Ukrainian UDAR party (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reforms) Vitaliy Klychko (‘Vitali Klitschko’).

 
22.11.2013 16:54, , 0

The Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Alaksandr Milinkevich commented on the suspension by the Ukrainian authorities of the preparation for signing the Association Agreement with the European Union.

 
21.11.2013 12:23, , 0

“The generation of today’s leaders has, unfortunately, had no victories and achievements for many years. This leads to apathy. The new generation aims at specific results,” said the First Deputy Chairman of the Movement For Freedom (MFF) Yuras Hubarevich in the ‘Conversation’ programme on Belsat TV channel.

 
20.11.2013 16:46, , 1

Another winner of the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought was awarded in Strasbourg on November 20. The prize was awarded by the European Parliament President Martin Schulz to a Pakistani girl Malala Yousafzai.

 
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