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Ministers failed to follow his directives, Lukashenka rages, as new PM promises to obey his leader to the letter.
At least a dozen journalists have been arrested since Tuesday in one of the biggest crackdowns in several years.
Wake up! A postmodern Thoreau urges his fast-growing fan club.
Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010 “color revolution.”
Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.
U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.
After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.
Move would undermine years of free movement between Russia and one of its most compliant neighbors.
The Argentine football legend’s career takes another startling twist.