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"The Biggest Hits For Europe's Last Dictator" by Franak Vyachorka and RFE/RL's Belarus Service NEW
The European Union in the 21st century 2 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
During his 18 years as president, Lukashenka has been the hero of many songs, and not only in Belarus. Here is a Top 10  list of songs about the man once dubbed "Europe's last dictator." Read more: http://www.rferl.org/content/lukashenk...
Entre la Lithuanie et la Biélorussie court un nouveau rideau de fer NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 22 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
A l’époque soviétique, la Lituanie et la Biélorussie faisaient partie de l’URSS, et de nombreux villages étaient à cheval sur une frontière qui n’existait que sur le papier. Aujourd’hui, se rendre de l’autre côté relève du parcours...
Litauen-Weißrussland | Ein neuer Eiserner Vorhang (15min, Vilnius) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Zu Zeiten der Sowjetunion gehörten Litauen und Weißrussland zur UdSSR. Zahlreiche Dörfer befanden sich auf einer Grenze, die nur auf dem Papier existierte. Heute gleicht es einem Hindernislauf, von einer Seite des Zaunes auf die andere zu gelangen...
Lituânia-Bielorrússia | A nova Cortina de Ferro (15min, Vilnius) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Na época soviética, a Lituânia e a Bielorrússia faziam parte da URSS e muitas aldeias amontoavam-se em cima de uma fronteira que só existia no papel. Hoje, ir ao outro lado tornou-se um pesadelo. Ver mais.
Litva - Bělorusko | Nová železná opona (15min, Vilnius) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Za sovětského režimu byly Litva a Bělorusko součástí SSSR. Mnoha vesnicemi procházela v té době hranice, která existovala jen na papíře. Dnes se cesta přes bělorusko-litevskou hranici podobá překážkovému běhu. Více.
“Undemocratic” elections in Belarus NEW
Library of the European Parliament's Blog 2 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
6 language versions available “Undemokratische” Wahl in Belarus Elecciones “antidemocráticas” en Bielorrusia Élections “non démocratiques” en Biélorussie Elezioni “non democratiche” in Bielorussia &...
In Belarus, Dissent Your Father’s Activism NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 2 Months, 18 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
What it is about Belarus that brings out the funny?
La Biélorussie, “zone grise” de l’Europe NEW
L'Europe décalèe 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Quand un Moldave visite “la dernière vraie dictature au cœur de l'Europe”, la comparaison avec le temps de l’Union soviétique est inévitable. Pourtant, les Biélorusses regardent vers l’Europe au moins autant que vers Moscou. Ceux qui ont...
Bielorrússia | Viagem ao centro da “zona cinzenta” da Europa (Timpul, Chisinau) NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Quando um moldavo visita “a última verdadeira ditadura dentro da Europa”, a comparação com os tempos da União Soviética é inevitável. No entanto, os bielorrussos olham para a Europa como nós olhávamos para Moscovo. Ver mais.
Bělorusko | Cesta do hlubin „šedé zóny“ Evropy (Timpul, Cisinau) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Když Moldavan poprvé navštíví „poslední skutečnou diktaturu v srdci Evropy“, neubrání se tomu, aby ji nesrovnával s časy SSSR. Přitom Bělorusové se k Evropě upínají přinejmenším stejně tak jako k Moskvě. Více.
Weißrussland | Reise ins Innere der „Grauzone“ Europas (Timpul, Kischinau) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
Reist ein Moldauer in die „letzte Diktatur im Herzen Europas“, ist der Vergleich mit der Sowjetzeit unausweichlich. Die Weißrussen blicken trotz allem sowohl nach Europa als auch nach Moskau. Mehr....
Une élection de plus au Bélarus : « Un spectacle mis en scène par le régime » 2/3 NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Ainsi s'est exprimé Pawel Kowal, eurodéputé polonais, pour décrire le scrutin qui a eu lieu la semaine dernière au Bélarus, considérant qu'il ne serait pas prudent de le considérer comme une élection. Processus organisé d'une manière assez...
The election that wasn't NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
ELECTION morning in Minsk on Sunday hardly held the thrills of the American election season, or the attention from media and public that upcoming votes in Georgia or Ukraine may command. As expected, it was far from a shining display of democracy. In...
Une élection de plus au Bélarus : une ennuyeuse pièce de théâtre 1/3 NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Du 18 au 23 septembre les Bélarusses ont élu leurs représentants à la chambre haute du parlement. Le pays nous a offert cependant la même pièce de théâtre dont l'action s'est déroulée sans changement majeur de cadre, mais avec des scènes m...
Belarus's non-election NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 2 Years, 2 Months, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
ONE can hardly say Belarus is gripped by election fever. On a notice board in the centre of Zaslawye, a small town outside Minsk, a single A4 poster is the only indication that parliamentary polls will take place on Sunday. It is crowded out by notic...
Belarusian police launch major crackdown on opposition groups’ social networks NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Belarusian police have hacked thousands of opposition group members’ social network accounts and detained the moderators of the groups’ online pages, demanding that they turn over the passwords to the pages. The groups dubbed “We are tired of t...
Abschieben nach Belarus NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Die EU-Migrationspolizei Frontex hat mit der Regierung in Minsk mehrere Abkommen zur Migrationsabwehr unterzeichnet. Auch die Bundespolizei mischt mit Von Matthias Monroy Die Europäische Union will Migranten aus den 27 Mitgliedstaaten zukünftig nac...
Biélorussie: un ministre limogé à cause d’un ours en peluche NEW
Fabien l'Européen 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Le dictateur biélorusse Loukachenko vient de limoger le ministre des Affaires étrangères, Sergueï Martynov. Ce limogeage a lieu dans un contexte quelque peu original: nous sommes en pleine crise diplomatique entre Biélorussie et Suède du fait&#...
Avsked i Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: I dag kom nyheten att Vitrysslands president Lukashenko avskedat sin utrikesminister Martynov och ersatt honom med en presidentmakten mer närstående person. Bakgrunden till detta vet vi för dagen mycket lite om. Men det är svårt att s...
Ännu en dag NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 14 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: Det vore nog inte alldeles sanningsenligt att hävda att de senaste veckorna har varit alldeles händelselösa sett från mitt perspektiv. Telefonledningarna har gått varma de flesta av dagarna. Olika arrangemang och frågeställning...
Weißrussland | Teddy-Power | Cartoon (Hufvudstadsbladet, Helsinki) NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Mehr....
Bělorusko | Bum! | Karikatura (Hufvudstadsbladet, Helsinki) NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Days, 19 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
Více.
Lite lugnare dag NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 17 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: I dag har – hitintills! – varit den första dagen på mycket länge som inte dominerats av serier av telefonsamtal och överläggningar i olika mer eller mindre överhängande ärenden. Det har varit en osedvanligt aktiv s...
Lukashenko vs European Union. An escalation NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Belarus orders Sweden to close its embassy after the teddy bear attack. EU ambassadors in Brussels will meet tomorrow (10 August), in response to the expulsion of Swedish diplomats. Questions: 1. How would you read this decision of Lukashenka? So...
Entre Belarus et Suédois, le torchon brûle (maj) NEW
Bruxelles2 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) La Biélorussie a décidé d’expulser tous les diplomates suédois en poste dans la capitale et de rappeler ses diplomates en poste à Stockholm d’ici le 30 août. Entre les deux pays, la situation est toujours tendue. Vendre...
Lukasjenko igen NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: President Lukasjenko har nu valt att ytterligare trappa upp den diplomatiska konflikten med Sverige i och med att han kastar ut alla kvarvarande svenska diplomater ur landet. Det handlar självfallet om ett dramatiskt steg mot ett EU-...
Belarus expels Swedish ambassador, EU weighs response NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 12 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
By Andrei Makhovsky, Foo Yun Chee Belarus has expelled Sweden’s ambassador over his actions to support democr...
Grovt brott mot normer NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 20 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
VID MEDELHAVET: Lukasjenko-regimen har så beslutat att utvisa Sveriges ambassadör i Vitryssland Stefan Eriksson.  Det är självfallet ett grovt brott mot normerna för relationerna mellan stater. Att våra relationer med regimen i Minsk är anstr...
Belarus President Fires Officials Over Teddy Bear Drop NEW
New Europe - WSJ 2 Years, 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko fired the head of the country’s air force and border guard service Tuesday over their failure to intercept a small aircraft that dropped dozens of teddy bears in a pro-democracy protest earlier this month.
Russia, Belarus: Medvedev and the “Belarusian Circus” NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 49 Minutes ago
A picture says more than a thousand words, the saying goes. An Instagram snapshot that the Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev tweeted as a tacit comment to his visit to Minsk sure does: the "Belarusian Circus."...
New Book Tries to Cut the Belarusian Knot NEW
East of Center 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 8 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
The history of Belarus is fogged with "what ifs"...
Belarus: Views From the Ground NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 2 Years, 5 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Below is a selection of some "views from the ground" - recent posts by Belarusian bloggers about the situation in the country and what it is like for ordinary people to live there.
Le mille feuilles bélarusse – quand la réalité est trop amère pour être avalée d'un coup NEW
Le Taurillon 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days, 3 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Pour la septième année consécutive les Jeunes Européens-Fédéralistes se mobilisent pour la défense de la démocratie au Bélarus. Le Taurillon s'associe à cette action pan-européenne qui témoigne de la solidarité des citoyens de notre cont...
Free Belarus Action 18.3.2012 – Speak Up For Democracy In Belarus! NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Free Belarus Action 2012 – Pääkaupunkiseudun Eurooppanuoret järjestää sunnuntaina 18.3 yhdessä Eurooppanuorten hallituksen kanssa Helsingissä ”Speak Up For Democracy In Belarus!” -tapahtuman. Eurooppanuorten kattojärjestö, JEF-Euro...
Hämeen Eurooppanuorten Free Belarus Action 18.3 NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Hämeen Eurooppanuoret osallistuu omalta osaltaan Eurooppanuorten Free Berus tapahtumaan FREE BELARUS ACTION 2012 – Speak Up For Democracy In Belarus! JEF-Europe järjestää jo seitsemäntenä vuotena Free Belarus –tempauksen ympäri Eurooppaa!
Belarus Action Day 18.3. in Joensuu NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Belarus Action Day Joensuussa/in Joensuu 18.3. Info in English below. Tapahtumasta: JEF-Europe järjestää jo seitsemäntenä vuotena Free Belarus –tempauksen ympäri Eurooppaa! Free Belarus action tapahtuu yhtä aikaa yli 100 kaupungissa eri puol...
Free Belarus Action Turku 18.3.2012 NEW
eurooppanuoret/blogi 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Free Belarus Action Turku Tervetuloa osallistumaan Free Belarus Action -tapahtumaan Turussa! Turun Eurooppanuoret järjestää sunnuntaina tempauksen Valko-Venäjän sananvapauden puolesta! Samaan aikaan kaikkialla Euroopassa nuoret kokoontuvat julki...
Heartbreak hotel NEW
Charlemagne's notebook (The Economist) 2 Years, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 20 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
FOREIGN ministers like to swap tips on hotels. But the swanky new Kempinski hotel in Minsk, due to be completed next year, is not likely to be a favourite for European diplomats. It was the subject of acrimonious debate among EU foreign...
Many Little Strokes / Belarus Reloaded NEW
Brussels and beyond (Ole Ryborg) 2 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
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In Belarus, the freedom of the internet is at stake | Mike Harris NEW
Comment is free (Europe) 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 41 Minutes ago
Europe's last dictatorship is clamping down on online activism, with a new law effectively requiring everyone to be a state spyAs of this morning, the internet in Belarus got smaller. A draconian new law is in force that allows the authorities to pro...
Eurosphere roundup: Hungary and Belarus not so examplary for Europe… NEW
Erkan's field diary 2 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 22 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
MAIN FOCUS: Hungarians protest against new constitution | 03/01/2012 from euro|topics Tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Budapest on Monday evening against Hungary’s right-wing conservative government and the controversial ne...
Belarus Talking to China Firm About Surveillance Gear NEW
Euro-Police 2 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
By PAUL SONNE A Chinese telecom-equipment giant has held talks to install a video-surveillance system for Belarus, according to the government of the former Soviet republic, an authoritarian regime with a track record of suppressing public dissent. T...
La peine de mort : des évolutions sociétales en faveur de son abolition au Bélarus NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 1 Month, 6 Days, 10 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
De nos jours, nombreux sont accoutumés à l'idée que la peine de mort soit abolie en Europe. Mais son application ailleurs montre que le combat ne s'arrête pas là. En effet, selon les abolitionnistes, il est toujours impératif d'en discuter pour...
Belarus: Is there life after Lukashenka? NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 3 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
Here is a question: which European country has seen its credit rating downgraded to B/B with a negative outlook for this year and its economy in a free fall? Some may think Greece is the obviousRead more…...
Nordisk dag i Köpenhamn NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 3 Years, 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Under ledning av Finlands Erkki Tuomioja hade vi möjlighet att ha några timmar av överläggning mellan de nordiska utrikesministrarna i charmiga Egdtveds Pakhus i Köpenhamn i dag. En del av den tiden ägnade vi åt olika delar av vårt...
Vitryssland ute i kylan – igen NEW
Europabloggen 3 Years, 2 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Relationerna mellan EU och Vitryssland nådde en ny botten på fredagen vid toppmötet mellan EU och sex östeuropeiska länder i det så kallade Östliga partnerskapet i polska Warszawa. Vitryssland lät hälsa i ett uttalande att man bojkottar...
Verfallsdatum abgelaufen? NEW
move - Wissen, wie Europa tickt 3 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Auch Europas letzte Diktatur bleibt von der Wirtschaftskrise nicht verschont. Das postsowjetische Weißrussland steht mit einer desolaten Handelsbilanz und dem weiter abgewerteten Rubel vor einem Staatsbankrott. Gibt Präsident Lukaschenko dem Reform...
Une perspective européenne pour le Belarus ou l’Ukraine ? C’est Non & Nein NEW
Bruxelles2 3 Years, 3 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2, exclusif) La discussion sur le partenariat oriental a donné lieu à un certain consensus entre Européens pour condamner à la fois l’évolution en Ukraine – avec l’emprisonnement de l’ancienne présidente Timosh...
Belarus – die letzte Diktatur Europas NEW
Junge Europäische Föderalisten an der Universität Erfurt 3 Years, 6 Months, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Am 7. Juni diskutierten im Campus Hilgenfeld Dr. Geert-Hinrich Ahrens, Botschafter a.D. und mehrmaliger leitender OSZE Wahlbeobachter in Weißrussland, Rayk Einax, Doktorand für osteuropäische Geschichte an der Uni Gießen und Alena Minchenia, Abso...
Mindre till Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 3 Years, 7 Months, 23 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
MOSKVA: En solig och vacker morgon här i den ryska huvudstaden. Jag misstänker att det kommer att bli ganska varmt i dag. På de ryska nyhetsbyråerna noterar jag att Vitrysslands Lukashenko kraftigt tycks ha överdrivit det ekonomiska stöd han ka...
Meanwhile, in Minsk NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 10 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Continued repression and a forced devaluation. Guess where?
Glöm inte bort frihetskämparna i Europas sista diktatur NEW
Europabloggen 3 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
När vi i dag firar Europadagen är det en sak vi inte får glömma. Fortfarande finns här folk som dagligen förföljs på grund av sina åsikter. Därför bör vi ägna denna dag åt att stödja frihetskämparna i Europas sista kvarvarande diktatu...
Biélorussie: opacité voulue autour des auteurs de l’attentat NEW
Fabien l'Européen 3 Years, 8 Months, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
Dans une dictature, on ne peut pas s’empêcher de faire tout en secret. Quelques jours après l’attentat, on apprenait que les auteurs (« présumé » ne semble pas exister dans le vocabulaire de Loukachenko-biélorussi...
Biélorussie: un journaliste d’opposition risque la prison NEW
Fabien l'Européen 3 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Extrait d’un article sur PressEurop : Les procureurs biélorusses ont déposé un acte d’accusation le 28 mars contre Andrzej Poczobut, le correspondant du quotidien de Varsovie à Grodno (ville biélorusse près de la frontière polonais...
The shadow of Castro in Belarus NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
Almost exactly two months since the rigged presidential elections in Belarus, the trials of civic activists who took part in the post-election protests – including five former presidentialRead more…...
Tydliga budskap från EU NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 3 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 2 Minutes ago
BRYSSEL: Det blev närmare åtta timmars kontinuerlig diskussion i utrikesministerkretsen för att komma igenom dagers rätt krävande dagsordning. Men det blev ett från både våra och bredare utgångspunkter bra möte med bra resultat. Och det gä...
Jean-Luc Mélenchon opposé aux sanctions contre la dictature (rouge) biélorusse NEW
Coulisses de Bruxelles (Libération) 3 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
Chacun a ses bonnes dictatures. Les conservateurs et les socialistes ont ces temps-ci une faiblesse coupable pour les dictatures étiquetées « rempart contre l’islamisme », comme ils viennent une nouvelle fois de le montrer avec leur incapacité...
EU targets Europe's last dictatorship NEW
Gulf Stream Blues 3 Years, 10 Months, 4 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
The EU is threatening to cut off relations with its Eastern neighbour Belarus and impose a travel ban on its leaders following a brutal crackdown on dissidents in the country during a rigged election last month. It is perhaps the most crucial test of...
Ungern, patientrörlighet och Vitryssland NEW
Gunnar Hökmark 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Days, 52 Minutes ago
En dag som för min del började med delegationsmöte med en genomgång av parlamentets agenda för denna Strasbourgsession. En viktig punkt blir det ungerska ordförandeskapets presentation, där förmodligen en del kommer att ligga kring hur man i...
Belarus orders international watchdog to close its Minsk office NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 13 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
The world's largest regional security organization must close its doors in Minsk, after the Belarusian government refused to extend its mandate. The OSCE had criticized the election of President Alexander Lukashenko. READ MORE...
No shameful silence NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 12 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Name and shame...
The West should follow Poland’s lead on Belarus NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
MEMPHIS, Tennessee — The human and civil rights drama unfolding in Belarus in the aftermath of the electoral fraud perpetrated by the regime of Aleksandr Lukashenko should be a teaching moment.  It shows that hopes of bringing Belarus closer t...
Happy? New? Yeah... / Belarus Reloaded NEW
EUobserver Blogs 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 1 Hour, 24 Minutes ago
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Was passiert wirklich in Weißrussland? – Tag 6 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Ein JEF-Aktivist in Minsk berichtet von der Situation in Weißrussland nach der umstrittenen Wahl. Heute Tag 6: Eine junge Frau verletzt, ein Mann vielleicht tot. - Aktuell / Belarus, Weißrussland, Diktatur, Lukaschenko...
Belarus Shuts Down OSCE Office NEW
Stephen Spillane 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 15 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
Image via Wikipedia Radio Free Europe is reporting that the Government of Belarus has ordered the shut down of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe‘s (OSCE) office in Minsk. This was because it had fulfilled its mandate accor...
En ny och svårare utmaning i Europa NEW
Gunnar Hökmark 3 Years, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 20 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
Slutet på året närmar sig. I många frågor har vi sett hur 2010 har lett till växande problem och utmaningar som gör de kommande åren svårare att bedöma och förutspå än på mycket länge. Ett exempel är utvecklingen mot en slags intern r...
What should the EU do about Belarus? NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
The European Union tangles with a knotty problem to its east...
Stäng den vitryska regimen ute från Europas samarbete NEW
Gunnar Hökmark 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 13 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
Efter helgen återstår bara att konstatera att valet i Vitryssland inte bara var ett hån mot demokratin utan också mot Europeiska Unionen och viljan till ett samarbete för en demokratisk utveckling. Lukasjenkoregimen har förlorat all trovärdigh...
Was passiert wirklich in Weißrussland? – Tag 4 NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Zusammenfassung der Ereignisse seit dem Tag der Wahl. - Aktuell / Belarus week, Zensur...
What is really happening in Belarus? - Day 7 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 14 Minutes ago
Peaceful and calm Christmas day produced not so much update messages on the situation. Starting morning we saw searches starting every single hour. Apartments and offices of detained persons were searched by KGB officers looking for evidences of “c...
Le visage de Minsk NEW
L'expérience européenne 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Minutes ago
[Photos] Loukachenko a encore réussi son coup. Malgré les protestations internationales et les manifestations du soir de l’élection, il restera Président de la prétendue démocratique République du Bélarus. Avec 80% des suffrages exprim
What is really happening in Belarus? - Day 6 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 47 Minutes ago
I am so much inspired by the feedback I receive on my letters, and more generally on developments happening close to me. From the first minutes I did not hesitate to act, so now I have replies to my letters, articles and monitoring results for intern...
Was geschieht wirklich in Weißrussland? – Tag 3 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Tag 3: Ein JEF-Aktivist in Minsk beschreibt die Situation in Belarus während der Wahlen und der folgenden Tage. Lest diesen Insider-Bericht darüber, was wirklich in einem der Nachbarstaaten Europas geschieht. - Aktuell / Belarus, Weißrussland,...
Was geschieht wirklich in Weißrussland? – Tag 3 NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 11 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Tag 3: Ein JEF-Aktivist in Minsk beschreibt die Situation in Belarus während der Wahlen und der folgenden Tage. Lest diesen Insider-Bericht darüber, was wirklich in einem der Nachbarstaaten Europas geschieht. - Aktuell / Belarus, Weißrussland,...
What is really happening in Belarus? - Day 4 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Chronicle of events starting with the day of elections It's more practical to start the summary of the day late in the evening when all updates are reachable and published. I have much less time to sleep because of this. Today journalists managed to...
Was geschieht wirklich in Weißrussland? NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 5 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Ein JEF-Aktivist in Minsk beschreibt die Situation in Belarus während der Wahl und der folgenden Tage. Lest in diesem Insider-Bericht, was wirklich in einem der Nachbarstaaten Europas geschieht. - Aktuell / Belarus, Weißrussland, Diktatur...
What is really happening in Belarus? - Day 3 NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 21 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Day three : full of lies and misery Lukashenko gave his hysterical press-conference (not historical of course) and accepted economical agreement with Russia. Some more arrests reported today but not many as almost all potential protesters are detaine...
Violent victories are for losers - JEF supports the protesters in Belarus NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 16 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
In the wake of the presidential elections in Belarus, the Young European Federalists (JEF-Europe) condemn the unfair and unfree elections and the violent and undemocratic treatment of the opposition, protesters and the independent media by the state...
Free the Political Prisoners in Belarus Now NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
MINSK—Peace and quiet reign on Independence Square — Christmas trees sparkle in the snow, the traffic is flowing, people are heading home to prepare for the holidays. Yet on Sunday, this square in the center of the Belarusian capital witnesse...
Tragedin i Vitryssland NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 4 Years, 11 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Helgens så kallade val i Vitryssland lämnar en mycket bitter eftersmak. Från Stockholm är det närmare till Minsk än till Bryssel, men till Vitryssland har demokratin ännu inte spridit sig. Även om gårdagens presidentval anses ha varit en fö...
Måndag med Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 4 Years, 18 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Måndag med mer på agendan än vad det borde vara veckan när julen ju faktiskt är i antågande. Spänningen på den koreanska halvön är påtaglig. Risken för snabb upptrappning finns. Vikten av diplomatiska insatserna för att minska...
An American in Minsk NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 21 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
During my first month in Minsk, I ran into another American living there one evening in the Café Bierioska on Victory Square. He commented that being in Minsk was like going back in time. Though I hadn't really thought about it before then, Minsk do...
Dramatiskt i Minsk NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 4 Years, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Innan det funnits någon möjlighet att mer i detalj värdera presidentvalet i Vitryssland har utvecklingen i Minsk i kväll tagit en dramatiskt negativ vändning. Redan innan de stora demonstrationerna blev presidentkandidaten Niklajev &#...
Eine Stimme aus Belarus NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Heute wird in Belarus „gewählt“. Das jene Wahl nicht frei sein wird, hat unser viersprachiges Onlinemagazin in verschiedenen Artikeln beleuchtet. Heute wollen wir junge Belarussen zu Wort kommen lassen. In der deutschen Ausgabe erzählt Viktoryi...
Eine Stimme aus Belarus NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 4 Years, 1 Day, 15 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Heute wird in Belarus „gewählt“. Das jene Wahl nicht frei sein wird, hat unser viersprachiges Onlinemagazin in verschiedenen Artikeln beleuchtet. Heute wollen wir junge Belarussen zu Wort kommen lassen. In der deutschen Ausgabe erzählt Viktoryi...
Biélorussie : Comment Loukachenko est arrivé au pouvoir NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 1 Day, 20 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Indépendant depuis le 25 août 1991, le Bélarus, « centre de l'Europe », comme son Président se plaît à le rappeler, n'a connu qu' « un court intermède démocratique ». Si court que trois ans plus tard, la jeune République se voyait catalo...
JEF Free Belarus Action – Schweigen für mehr Demokratie NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 4 Years, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Vorgestern haben junge Menschen in mehr als 100 Städten auf der ganzen Welt Demokratie für Belarus gefordert. Tausende Statuen wurden geknebelt – symbolisch am Sprechen gehindert, um die Situation unserer europäischen Nachbarn zu verdeutlichen.
Belarusians want changes: but how badly? NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 2 Days, 21 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
There are several indications that the relatively passive Belarusian population favors fundamental changes in political and economic life. Some activists, such as presidential candidate, Andrei Sannikau, perceive a groundswell of popular sentiment th...
JEF Free Belarus Action – as silent as a loud voice for democracy NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Yesterday in over 100 cities all over the world young people are demanding democracy for Belarus. Thousands of statues are being gagged – symbolically prevented from speaking, to symbolise the situation of our European neighbours. Just 3 days prior...
Zeit, Lukaschenka zu entmachten? NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 4 Years, 3 Days, 11 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Am kommenden Sonntag wird in Weißrussland gewählt. Obwohl zehn Kandidaten an der Wahl teilnehmen werden, kann sich Aljaksandr Lukaschenka, Machthaber sei 1994, sicher sein, mit mehr als 70% der Stimmen wiederwählt zu werden. - Die Themenwoche auf...
Elections en Biélorussie le 19 décembre 2010 : l'occasion d'écarter Loukachenka du pouvoir ? NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Le 19 décembre prochain, l'élection présidentielle aura lieu au Bélarus. Bien que dix candidats aient été enregistrés dans la course finale, Alyaksandr Loukachenka, au pouvoir depuis 1994, est sûr de se voir réélu à plus de 70% des suffrag...
Belarusian Utopia / Беларуская ўтопія NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
Early in the gloomy morning of December 20th, the news spread at the speed of light. They started to light up the sky of Belarus before reaching the rest of Europe. The world realised with stupefaction and joy that Alexander Lukashenko was no longer...
Weißrussische Utopie Беларуская ўтопія NEW
Treffpunkt Europa 4 Years, 1 Week, 12 Hours, 42 Minutes ago
In der morgendlichen Finsternis des 20. Dezembers 2010 verbreitete sich die Neuigkeit in Lichtgeschwindigkeit. Sie begann den weißrussischen Himmel zu erhellen, noch bevor sie den Rest Europas erreichte. Die Welt nahm die Neuigkeit, dass Alyaksandr...
Utopie bélarussienne - Contre la dictature au Bélarus NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 38 Minutes ago
Dans l'obscurité matinale du 20 décembre 2010, la nouvelle s'est propagée avec la célérité de la lumière qui commençait à éclairer le ciel du Bélarus, avant qu'il n'atteigne le reste de l'Europe. Le monde apprenait la nouvelle avec stupéf...
Belarus elections: facebook birthday boy? NEW
Babelblogs 4 Years, 2 Months, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
On 19 December the Belarusians will be electing their new president. In a bimonthly series, one Frenchwoman in Berlin discusses the latest ludicrousness from Lukashenko land. Post one: how autocrats change their birthdays...
Customs Union Project Shows Moscow's Power Deficit NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 4 Years, 3 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
At the beginning of July, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus signed a number of protocols establishing a customs union between the three countries. The union, scheduled to be fully operational in January 2012, will create a single common market of about...
Photos of the unseen NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 12 Hours, 59 Minutes ago
An American photographer captures the elusive spirit of national identity in Belarus...
Just imagine NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 4 Years, 4 Months, 4 Weeks, 19 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
A dissident theatre group from Belarus arrives in London...
Mr Fuele's Best Kept Secret - Belarus Reloaded NEW
blogs.euobserver.com, 4 Years, 5 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 10 Hours, 15 Minutes ago