Saturday, June 18, 2011

Belarus: Mystery ten billion dollars windfall for Belarus

The president of Belarus says his country could soon receive ten billion dollars in cash, but he did not say where the money is coming from.

Belarus is suffering a financial crisis that has resulted in its currency being devalued by over a third, leading to soaring prices and a huge drop in the value of savings.

Recent days have seen protests on the streets of the capital Minsk, some of which have turned violent.