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Justified Paranoia

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

In Paranoia, Victor Martinovich has crafted a novel so real that the government of Belarus banned it two days after it was published in that country. ...

Waiting for the Dawn: Minsk Rises by Eric Almeida

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

How can a westerner begin to understand what life is like in such a country as Belarus? By reading Eric Almeida's gripping political thriller, Minsk Rises.

PR Mercenaries, Their Dictator Masters, and the Human Rights Stain

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 07.19.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

Oppressive governments are threatened by public exposure, and this means that it's not just human rights defenders but also bloggers, opinion journalists, and civil society activists who are regularly and viciously maligned.

Belarus' Eurovision 2011 Song: "I Love Belarus" by Anastasiya Vinnikova (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
Will Adams

2011-04-21-belagoodpullpic.jpgIf members of the Soviet Politburo ever produced an adult video, it might have looked something like this.


Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Protesters Burn Presidential Portraits in Minsk

GroundReport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Published by, a democratic global citizen news platform with over 4,000 international reporters. By Volha Birukova Protesters ...