19 November 2015
A ‘Bucket of Mud’ for Belarus
The country’s mercurial leader first welcomes the Nobel Prize in literature for Svetlana Alexievich, then attacks the world-famous writer.
By Tatiana Kozak
19 October 2015
Lohvinau: Publisher Who Defies the Lukashenka Regime Premium

Svetlana Alexievich may won international acclaim as the winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, but at home only a single publisher has braved government hurdles to print the laureate’s literature.

8 October 2015
Belarusian Journalist Wins Nobel Premium

Ukrainian-born Svetlana Alexievich awarded 2015 Nobel Prize for literature – for her non-fiction oral histories.

14 April 2015
What Russian Students Learn About Russia’s Enemies Premium

Warmed-over conspiracy theories and the battle of ideas. From openDemocracy.

By Serghei Golunov
5 March 2015
An Old Love Story with New Meaning Premium

What have we lost with the fading of Mitteleuropa as a place and a state of mind?

By Boyko Vassilev
2 February 2015
Kyiv Appeals for Non-Lethal Aid; Macedonian Party Boss Accused of Colluding with Spies Premium

Plus, Budapest demonstrators tell Orban to ‘scram,’ and fire devastates a prized Moscow library.

By Timothy Spence
19 December 2014
The Lukashenka Code Premium
Book excerpt: Why is the Belarusian leader so reviled in the West yet so firmly entrenched at home?
By Grigory Ioffe



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