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New York Times on Visa Troubles of Belarusians
New York Times on Visa Troubles of Belarusians
Alena Shkumatava, an old friend of mine from Belarus, shares in today's New York Times how she struggled for her U.S. visa. The story gives you a taste of what...
3 March 2009
Навіны Вашынгтонскага гуртка БАЗА / News of the Washington Chapter of BAZA

28 лютага адбыўся чарговы сход гуртка Беларуска-Амэрыканскага Задзіночаньня ў горадзе Вашынгтоне, у якiм узялi ўдзел 12 сяброў.

26 February 2009
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U.S. Department of State Report: Human Rights in Belarus in 2008

WASHINGTON - Yesterday the U.S. Department of State released country report on human rights in Belarus in 2008.  The report is one the most comprehensive and detailed accounts of...

24 February 2009
Bielar.us Had Been Blocked… Because of Sanctions Against Belarus
Bielar.us Had Been Blocked… Because of Sanctions Against Belarus

Last Friday Bluehost, our hosting provider, blocked this web site.  Bluehost promised to delete our blog within 10 days.  The site had been blocked for four days until we completed migration to a new hosting earlier today. Needless to say, I was...

24 February 2009
International Herald Tribune: An Artful Balancing Act
International Herald Tribune: An Artful Balancing Act

International Herald Tribune published an article on how Belarusian authorities try to balance between Russia and the European Union. The article agrees that the messages Minsk has been sending over the last few months are mixed. On the one...

19 February 2009
Global Integrity Report on Belarus

WASHINGTON – The annual report of Global Integrity, a Washington D.C.-based independent think-tank, tracked corruption trends around the world.

18 February 2009
U.S. Will Not Lift Sanctions if Situation in Belarus Doesn’t Change

The United States chargé d’affaires in Belarus Jonathan Moore commented on the situation with U.S. sanctions against Lukashenka’s regime.

16 February 2009
New York Times: U.S. and Belarus in Dispute Over Inmate
New York Times: U.S. and Belarus in Dispute Over Inmate

14 February 2009
Euronews: What Belarus wants from Europe
Euronews: What Belarus wants from Europe

Euronews analyzed the most recent developments in Belarus-EU relations. The video report concluded that the main reason for what Belarusian authorities turned to the West is because Minsk is short of cash. There are signs Belarus is opening up. But...

12 February 2009
Senator Cardin’s Statement on Zeltser’s Imprisonment in Belarus

11 February 2009
The Jamestown Foundation: Will Lukashenka Be Welcomed in Prague?

WASHINGTON – David Marples has written on the most recent developments in EU-Belarus relations in the Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor.

4 February 2009
Belarus moves up in Doing Business Report – 2009
Belarus moves up in Doing Business Report – 2009

 

1 February 2009
New York Times on Chechens fleeing to Europe via Belarus
New York Times on Chechens fleeing to Europe via Belarus

A recent New York Times article describes atrocities committed by Kadyrov regime in Chechnya. According to a former an exile Chechen, he and his family were able to flee to the European Union through...

22 January 2009
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The Heritage and the WSJ: Belarus economic freedom is the worst in Europe

21 January 2009
Belarus state TV crew at the inauguration in Washington

Radio Liberty Free Europe commented on Belarus sending a state TV crew to broadcast Barack Obama’s inauguration in Washington.