15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny

After a period of relative calm, the Lukashenka regime is again making life extremely difficult for independent journalists.

24 January 2019
Turning Throwaways Into Gold Premium

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.

By Aleksandra Savinich
15 January 2019
As Russia Ends Belarusian Oil Subsidies, Lukashenka Blusters Premium

Cheap Russian oil is a keystone of Belarus’s centrally planned economy.

31 December 2018
Best of TOL for 2018 Premium
Our favorite stories of the year.
23 November 2018
Reality Check in Minsk Premium

Belarus has opened up, but remnants of authoritarianism remain.

By Jeremy Druker
5 November 2018
Do “Anti-Vaccinationists” Really Threaten Belarusian Society?

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.

Pripyat River, Belarus
7 September 2018
Belarusian Ecologists Aim to Scuttle Baltic-Black Sea Waterway Premium

Business groups also oppose the E40 river project, saying Belarus needs more modern transport infrastructure.

6 September 2018
Let the Family Sort It Out

Why Belarusian “pro-lifers” oppose the proposed law on domestic violence. From Euroradio.

By Masha Kolesnikova
20 August 2018
Belarusian Leader Upends Cabinet Premium

Ministers failed to follow his directives, Lukashenka rages, as new PM promises to obey his leader to the letter.

9 August 2018
Belarus Rounds Up Independent Journalists Premium

At least a dozen journalists have been arrested since Tuesday in one of the biggest crackdowns in several years.



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