Belarus

20 August 2018
Belarusian Leader Upends Cabinet

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

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

 
7 August 2018
Between Polesie and the Cosmos: Diary of Escape Becomes a Hit in Belarus

Wake up! A postmodern Thoreau urges his fast-growing fan club.

By Olga Bubich
 
Usenov
2 August 2018
Kyrgyzstan’s Most Wanted Ex-Premier Pops Up in Belarus

Daniyar Usenov was convicted of brutal crackdown on demonstrators in 2010  “color revolution.”

 
23 July 2018
Belarusian Media: Between the State and the Nosy Neighbor Premium

Lukashenka’s government is steadily enlarging its sphere of control over domestic media while trying to limit Russian influence.

By Veranika Laputska
 
2 July 2018
Russia, Belarus, and Turkmenistan Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders in the World Premium

U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report can result in penalties limiting access to international assistance.

 
2 July 2018
Belarusian Holocaust Memorial Sheds Light on Neglected History Premium

After decades of keeping silent about the largest World War II-era concentration camp on its territory, Belarus unveils memorial in Maly Trostenets.

 
12 June 2018
Belarusian Leader Mulls Controls on Russian Border Premium

Move would undermine years of free movement between Russia and one of its most compliant neighbors.

 
18 May 2018
Maradona Heads for Belarus

The Argentine football legend’s career takes another startling twist.

 
9 May 2018
Chernobyl Brought Italy and Belarus Closer Together
Their approach could do the same for other nations. From the Conversation.
By Ekatherina Zhukova
 

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