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Belarusian: БелаПАН
IndustryNews agency
Founded19 November 1991
HeadquartersMinsk, Belarus
OwnerAles Lipay

The Belarusian Private News Agency (Belarusian: Беларускае прыватнае агенцтва навін) or shortly BelaPAN (Belarusian: БелаПАН) is a non-governmental news agency in Belarus. It is a big news agency in the country. BelaPAN makes news on politics, economy, and sports from Belarus in the Russian, Belarusian, and English languages.[1]

BelaPAN has the on-line newspaper Belorusskiye Novosti ([2] Its site can't be opened in Belarus.[3] It has been writing about the 2020 Belarusian protests and 2020 Belarusian presidential election.[3]

On January 14, 2021, the office of BelaPAN was searched. Computers and part of the written by hand and printed papers were taken away. All that stopped the work of the news agency.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "New Projects Submitted to the IPDC" (PDF). International Programme for the Development of Communication. UNESCO HQ, Paris: 85. 2011-03-24.
  2. Шибут, И.П. (2006). "Из истории развития сетевых изданий Беларуси" (PDF). Belarusian State University (in Russian). Minsk: 1–8.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Штейн, Евгения (2020-08-29). "В Беларуси заблокировали «Нашу Нiву» и, журналистов иностранных СМИ лишают аккредитации" (in Russian).
  4. "«Работа парализована». В офисе агентства БелаПАН прошел обыск. Изъята техника и документы" (in Russian). TUT.BY. 2021-01-14. Archived from the original on 2021-01-14. Retrieved 2021-01-14.

Literature[change | change source]

  • Белару́скае прыва́тнае аге́нцтва наві́н (БелаПАН) // Беларуская энцыклапедыя: У 18 т. Т. 2: Аршыца — Беларусцы / Рэдкал.: Г. П. Пашкоў і інш. — Мн.: БелЭн, 1996. — С. 399. — 480 с. — 10 000 экз.ISBN 985-11-0061-7.
  • Міхальчанка А. М. Беларускае прыватнае агенцтва навін // Энцыклапедыя гісторыі Беларусі / Рэдкал.: М. В. Біч і інш.; Прадм. М. Ткачова; Маст. Э. Э. Жакевіч. — Мн.: БелЭн, 1993. — Т. 1: А-Беліца. — С. 357. — 494 с. — 20 000 экз.ISBN 5-85700-074-2.