5 April 2019
Belarus Demolishes Crosses at Site of Stalinist Massacres Premium

Activists have long demanded a more dignified memorial for victims of mass terror campaign waged by Soviet secret police.

2 April 2019
Nut Jobs Premium
He spent half a year in an Israeli prison, and he's sometimes mistaken for a terrorist on the metro. This Minsk native is the world's only sculptor creating figures out of hex nuts.
29 March 2019
A Token Success for Belarusian Blockchain Premium

Tax breaks and other perks are luring foreign tech money into a country known for a tightly controlled economy.

1 March 2019
Mass Grave Unearthed at Belarusian Ghetto Site Premium

No country suffered more under Nazi occupation, yet official recognition of Jewish losses has been slow in coming.

15 February 2019
Belarusian Editor’s Trial Under Scrutiny Premium

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.

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5 November 2018
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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.




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​The 2019 edition of Prague Media Point will highlight these types of inspiring examples and more. We will offer a mix of scholarly presentations, including keynote addresses; sessions with innovators explaining their solutions; and networking opportunities to promote the exchange of know-how. As in years past, the conference will have a special regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, though we look forward to covering cases and trends from other parts of the world. – WHAT’S WORKING






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