Tuesday

28th Mar 2017

Ticker

Lithuania to hold referendum on land sales to foreigners

A campaign backed by Ramunas Karbauskis, one of Lithuania's biggest landowners, has forced it to hold a referendum on imposing a permanent ban on land sales to foreigners, Reuters reports. The ban, imposed in 2004, is to expire in May in line with EU law on free movement of capital.

Analysis

Lukashenka: End of an era?

The political spring in Belarus ended just as the actual season began, but greater changes loom after 23 years of dictatorship.