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After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.
Belarus’s KaliLaska repurposes tons of unneeded things into something vitally important for dozens of individuals across the country, but it isn’t easy running a social business.
Cheap Russian oil is a keystone of Belarus’s centrally planned economy.
Belarus has opened up, but remnants of authoritarianism remain.
A few cases of measles this past spring – quickly downplayed as imports from neighboring Ukraine – nevertheless provoked an impassioned debate about vaccinations and their merits. From Euroradio.
Business groups also oppose the E40 river project, saying Belarus needs more modern transport infrastructure.
Why Belarusian “pro-lifers” oppose the proposed law on domestic violence. From Euroradio.
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.