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30.01.2015 Supreme Court dismissed Lohvinau’s complaint

The book publisher and book shop owner filed a complaint against the ruling of the Information Ministry for its denial to register him as a distributor of printed goods.

20.01.2015 Lohvinau bookstore seeks registration

The Minsk-based Lohvinau bookstore is seeking registration of the business as a distributor of publications. The Supreme Court has held a preliminary hearing on the case. The trial will continue on January 30, according to the press service of the Belarusian Association of Journalists.

"Lohvinau" and Information Ministry to meet at court on January 19

14.01.2015 "Lohvinau" and Information Ministry to meet at court on January 19

January 19, the preliminary hearing on the case “Lohvinau vs. Ministry of Information” will take place at the Supreme Court.

Detained participants of punk concert sentenced to fines and arrest terms

14.01.2015 Detained participants of punk concert sentenced to fines and arrest terms

January 12, three participants of the December 10 punk concert in “Pirates”, detained during a police raid, were tried by Judge of the Leninski District Court of Minsk A. Kamushkin.

Alherd Bakharevich: Authorities want to settle “Lohvinau issue” once and for all

14.01.2015 Alherd Bakharevich: Authorities want to settle “Lohvinau issue” once and for all

A fine to Lohvinau publishing house is equivalent to its destruction. Belarusian writers said it in an interview with Deutsche Welle.

Raid on a punk concert in Minsk

12.01.2015 Raid on a punk concert in Minsk

30 minutes after the beginning of a punk concert in Minsk club "Pirates" the club was stormed by the police and riot police in masks.30 minutes after the beginning of a punk concert in Minsk club "Pirates" the club was stormed by the police and riot police in masks.

Ihar Lohvinau about the decision of the Economic Court: in fact, it means bankruptcy

10.01.2015 Ihar Lohvinau about the decision of the Economic Court: in fact, it means bankruptcy

January 9, the Economic Court of Minsk issued a verdict on the administrative case against the private publishing Unitary Enterprise "Lohvinau". For selling printed production without permission from the Ministry of Information the enterprise was sentenced a fine of 30 basic units, its income for the last year.

Seviaryn Kviatkouski: Persecution of Lohvinau resembles Mussolini's Italy

09.01.2015 Seviaryn Kviatkouski: Persecution of Lohvinau resembles Mussolini's Italy

The Belarusian regime wants to control the country's publishing market.

Art centre TSEKH evicted

06.01.2015 Art centre TSEKH evicted

BelSwissBank, the owner of the premises rented by TSEKH art centre, says it won't prolong the rental agreement. Art centre founder Yuliya Darashkevich wrote it on Facebook.

Ihar Lohvinau: “We still remain a country in which book publishers are put into the debt trap”

05.01.2015 Ihar Lohvinau: “We still remain a country in which book publishers are put into the debt trap”

January 5 at 3 p.m., the trial of the bookstore "Lohvinau" begins at the Economic Court of Minsk.

“Lohvinau” book-store sealed off due to extra-schedule examination

03.12.2014 “Lohvinau” book-store sealed off due to extra-schedule examination

Minsk book-store “Lohvinau” has been sealed off due to an extra-schedule examination held by the Ministry of Dues and Taxes. As reported to RFE/RL by the book publisher Ihar Lohvinau, the examination is conducted on request of the Ministry of Information.

The policemen returned to "Dzetsiuki" video materials and props

17.11.2014 The policemen returned to "Dzetsiuki" video materials and props

Directed Anton Tsialezhnikau, shot video clip for the group "Dzetsiuki", said that police officers returned the video materials and some of the props that had previously confiscated.

"Dissident" - the first film about Mikhail Kukabaka (video)

30.10.2014 "Dissident" - the first film about Mikhail Kukabaka (video)

The film "Dissident" tells about Mikhail Kukabaka - Belarusian who for his beliefs spent 17 and half years in prisons, cages and closed psychiatric clinics.

"Living in Truth" of Vaclav Havel translated into Belarusian

27.10.2014 "Living in Truth" of Vaclav Havel translated into Belarusian

In the gallery "Ў" on October 24 took place the presentation of the book of selected essays of Vaclav Havel "Living in Truth." Belarusian version of the book was released by the publishing house "Lohvinau."

Photo exhibition on events in Ukraine in the Belarusian Human Rights House

24.09.2014 Photo exhibition on events in Ukraine in the Belarusian Human Rights House

A photo exhibition "Revolution of dignity – in the epicenter of events" will be held in the Belarusian Human Rights House of Barys Zvozskau in Vilnius. There will be pictures from Kiev protests made by the photojournalist from Chernigov Maryianna Hardzi.

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