The country’s longtime ombudsman helps the imprisoned, the poor, and the persecuted.
As his country’s economy collapses and he refuses liberalization, the Belarusian president is going to have to give Russia what it wants: its strategic industries. From openDemocracy.
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The ruling party tries to borrow some of the glory of the city’s legendary thinkers and innovators.
Even as the West has severed ties, Lukashenka threatens to ban Russian media, imperiling a much-needed bailout.