Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said businessmen who fund political opponents of his regime will be deemed enemies of the state.
Belarus’s dollar bonds tumbled to the lowest since March on a report the nation will be forced to borrow more from Russia and speculation the government will scupper a program to sell state assets.
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko replaced Pyotr Prokopovich as head of the nation’s central bank with his deputy, Yury Alymov, the state-run Belta news service reported.
Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said the central bank should lower its benchmark refinancing rate, state-run STV reported, citing comments from a television interview.
"I am sure that sooner or later Ukraine's leadership will understand where its happiness lies."
- Aleksandr Lukashenko on May 29, 2014