2007 in Belarus
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Events from the year 2007 in Belarus
- January 8: Russian oil supplies to Poland, Germany, and Ukraine are cut as the Russia-Belarus energy dispute escalates.
- January 13: The energy dispute between Russia and Belarus is resolved after about 10 hours of negotiations between Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and his Belarusian counterpart, Sergey Sidorsky.
- March 25: Up to 10,000 people protest in Minsk against President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
- April 25: U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs David Kramer, speaking on behalf of the U.S. government, offers to normalize relations with Belarus if it releases imprisoned politicians.
- August 1: Russia’s gas exports monopoly Gazprom will almost halve supplies to Belarus from August 3 after failing to reach a deal with Minsk over a $456 million energy debt.
- February 23: Hanna Barysevich, 118?, claimed to be world's oldest person.
- "Russia oil row hits Europe supply". BBC. 2007-01-08. Retrieved 2008-03-02.
- "Moscow and Minsk resolve oil row". BBC. 2007-01-13. Retrieved 2008-03-02.
- Finn, Peter (March 26, 2007). "Thousands Rally for Change in Belarus". Washington Post. Retrieved 2008-03-02.
- "U.S. Sets Conditions For Ties With Belarus". RFE/RL. Retrieved 2008-03-02.
- "Belarus pledges to pay Russian gas debt". Financial Times. Retrieved 2008-03-02.