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New repressions in Belarus: The art of staying below western radars Kомментарии
31 октябрь 2017, 11:16 | Main story / Featured Stories

On 14 October, a squad of masked riot policemen raided an antifascist concert in Minsk, detaining dozens of people, and reportedly beating some of them. This incident, among several others, demonstrated a relatively new trend in Belarusian domestic politics. „итать

Belarusians will be allowed to protest, and here is why it is bad Kомментарии
27 октябрь 2017, 15:30 | Main story / Politics

In short, the bill by Interior Minister Shunevich could be called “All to Bangalore.” Minister Shunevich proposed to introduce a notification principle in the organization of mass protests. It means that the permission from local authorities for the demonstrations in certain places will not be „итать

How Europe’s Last Dictatorship Became a Tech Hub Kомментарии
15 октябрь 2017, 20:47 | Main story / Foreign media

On Friday nights, Zybitskaya street — or simply Zyba, as locals call it — turns into a vast party scene, filled with hipsters in bright shirts, tight dark jeans and black-rimmed glasses, showing how they can be carefree in a country that has been labeled the last dictatorship of Europe. „итать

Belarusian Student Wins Miss Wheelchair World Award Kомментарии
10 октябрь 2017, 23:46 | Main story / Society

Belarusian student Alyaksandra Chychykava was chosen as Miss Wheelchair World in the first-ever international edition of the pageant held in Warsaw. „итать

Is the United Kingdom finally interested in Belarus? Kомментарии
09 октябрь 2017, 13:39 | Main story / Featured Stories

The United Kingdom has virtually overlooked Belarus since the latter regained its independence over twenty five years ago. London largely remained a strong proponent of a hard-line approach towards Lukashenka’s regime. The UK has avoided talking to the authorities in Minsk. Only two years after the „итать

Rights defenders report pressure exercised on “patriots’ case” lawyers Kомментарии
03 октябрь 2017, 19:17 | Main story / Politics

The authorities are exercising pressure on lawyers defending the persons involved in ‘the patriots’ case’, the human rights website Viasna reports. „итать

Viktor Prokopenya. Living in London, Loving Minsk. 8 Amazing Facts about the Belarusian Millionaire Kомментарии
27 сентябрь 2017, 18:56 | Main story / Featured Stories

Viktor Prokopenya, 33, has recently been making headlines. In the past year, the IT businessman paid a record amount of income tax for Belarus – a total of more than $1.4 million. „итать

The Times names Minsk among 30 great bargain city breaks for brits Kомментарии
07 сентябрь 2017, 16:44 | Main story / Foreign media

“Bored by Paris and Rome? Then try a weekend getaway to Tallinn or Minsk — for less than £250,” the British newspaper writes. „итать

Belarus at 'war' with imaginary country of Veyshnoria Kомментарии
01 сентябрь 2017, 18:48 | Main story / Politics

A country invented as part of military exercises in Belarus has caught the imagination of locals, who have created a foreign ministry, flag, history and even its own Wikipedia page for the fictional nation. „итать

Wage growth is insufficient to prevent labour outflow from Belarus Kомментарии
31 август 2017, 08:18 | Main story / Economy

As of June 2017, salaries in Russia were USD 279 higher than salaries in Belarus. „итать

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