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Freedom House: Belarus is the only “Not Free” Country in Europe
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WASHINGTON — Freedom House released its country reports on freedom in the world. Belarus remains the only European country classiffied as “Not Free”. A few former Soviet Union countries did better — Ukraine and Baltic States are regarded “Free”, while...
3 July 2009
New York Times: Russia’s Neighbors Resist Wooing and Bullying
New York Times: Russia’s Neighbors Resist Wooing and Bullying

1 July 2009
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka, left, welcoming a group of U.S. congressmen in Minsk on Tuesday. Photo by Nikolai Petrov / Belta.
Will Belarus follow the US ‘road map’? US Congressmen visit Minsk to find out

 Detaining American citizens to hand them over...

11 June 2009
IMF to lend Belarus an additional $1 billion
IMF to lend Belarus an additional $1 billion

Apparently, the IMF mission to Belarus was satisfied with the efforts the country is making to tackle its worst economic crises since early 1990-s. The fund agreed...

29 May 2009
The Wall Street Journal: Europe’s Last Dictatorship
The Wall Street Journal: Europe’s Last Dictatorship

20 May 2009
Iryna Khalip is Honored with Courage in Journalism Award
Iryna Khalip is Honored with Courage in Journalism Award

The Washington-based International Women’s Media Foundation awarded a 2009 Courage in Journalism Award to Iryna Khalip, a Belarusian journalist who is frequently detained and subjected to all-night...

22 April 2009
Foreign Policy: An Unwanted Guest
Foreign Policy: An Unwanted Guest

Irina Krasovskaya and David Kramer published a piece in Foreign Policy on the European Union’s recent overtures to Belarus.

8 April 2009
Наша Ніва: Беларускі цуд у Ньюёрскaй публічнай бібліятэцы
Наша Ніва: Беларускі цуд у Ньюёрскaй публічнай бібліятэцы

У час, калі ў Нью-Ёрку, дый па ўсёй Амэрыцы скарачаюцца бюджэты ды ашчаджаюць на пажарных і паліцэйскіх, сапраўдным маленькім цудам выглядае пастанова стварыць, апрацаваць і каталягізаваць...

26 March 2009
Eurasia Daily Monitor: Lukashenka Lashes Out at Opposition

WASHINGTON – David Marples in his recent piece in Eurasia Daily Monitor analyzed how Belarusian auhorities view the opposition and concluded that

26 March 2009
Statement of Belarusan-American Association on March 25, 2009 – Belarusan Independence Day

In 2008, Alexander Lukashenka’s “last dictatorship in Europe” ousted the U.S. Ambassador from Belarus and forced the U.S. Embassy in Minsk to be reduced to...

17 March 2009
No Agreement between EU Countries on Belarus
No Agreement between EU Countries on Belarus

An interesting overview of divergences within the European Union on the Belarusian issue appeared in an article published by Radio Liberty Free Europe.

13 March 2009
Eurasia Daily Monitor on Economic Crises in Belarus
Eurasia Daily Monitor on Economic Crises in Belarus

   WASHINGTON - Eurasia Daily Monitor has published an article about the impact of economic crises on Belarus and whom Belarusians tend to blame for the crises: Economic Problems Beset Belarus March 13,...

11 March 2009
IMF: Belarus’ Economic Challenges More Difficult
IMF: Belarus’ Economic Challenges More Difficult

WASHINGTON - The economic situation in Belarus has worsened since the eastern European country signed a $2.46 billion loan agreement with the International Monetary Fund in January, the IMF said...

7 March 2009
Newsweek International on Bielar.us Blockade
Newsweek International on Bielar.us Blockade

Newsweek International published Evgeny Morozov's article on how our hosting provider had blocked this web site. According to the article, the U.S. firms, spooked...

5 March 2009
The United States Mission to the OSCE on New Political Prisoners in Belarus

Today the United States Mission to the OSCE has realeased the following statement regarding the arrest of political prisoners in Belarus: Madam Chairwoman,