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US Department of State: Journalists, Demonstrators and Protestants Targeted in Belarus
US Department of State: Journalists, Demonstrators and Protestants Targeted in Belarus
The US Department of State released its annual report on human rights in Belarus. The report meticulously documents problems with human rights in Belarus ranging from discrimination of...
9 March 2010
The Women’s Unfeminine Holiday
The Women’s Unfeminine Holiday

March 8 in Belarus: a celebration of emancipation has turned into its opposite. An article by one of this website's authors on the occasion of the Women's Day.

7 March 2010
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Internet Censorship in Authoritarian Belarus

  Belarusian Review Spring 2010 GUEST EDITORIAL by Viachaslau Bortnik

5 March 2010
Today is the 70th Anniversary of the Katyn Massacre Decision
Today is the 70th Anniversary of the Katyn Massacre Decision

On this day 70 years ago, on March 5, 1940, the politburo of the Communist Party of the USSR has passed the decision to kill several thousands officers of the Polish army. The...

5 March 2010
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Kraków City Council Declares Lukashenka Persona Non-Grata

The council of the Polish city of Kraków has declared Aliaksandr Lukašenka, the President of Belarus, persona non grata in the city. It is a symbolic gesture of solidarity with the Union of Poles in Belarus. The city council...

23 February 2010
Olympian tourists: From Minsk, with love
Olympian tourists: From Minsk, with love

The Vancouver Sun publishes an interview with four Belarusian fans at the 2010 Olympic Games. It’s a great pleasure to see the guys wearing sweaters with the historical Belarusian coat...

17 February 2010
Belarus Police Arrests Polish Activists Unloyal to the Regime
Belarus Police Arrests Polish Activists Unloyal to the Regime

  Tensions between Belarus and Poland rise as Belarus police arrested about 40 members of a Polish ethnic group. This is a continuation of increased pressure put against the...

31 January 2010
Belarus in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide
Belarus in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide

The chapter on Belarus was included in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of LGBT Issues Worldwide published earlier this year. The three volumes account for more than 1300 pages of important and...

22 January 2010
Political Repressions in Belarus Continue Despite Talks of Democratization

A story so outrageous and so boringly usual for Belarus: Ihar Slučak, a political activist, is being threatened by police because of his intentions to participate in local elections scheduled for April.

15 January 2010
Reporters Without Borders is concerned about the government’s plans to tighten control of the Internet in Belarus

11 January 2010
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Chernobyl Death Toll: The Price of Cheap Nuclear Energy is Yet Unclear

While Belarus authorities are raising funds to build a new nuclear power plant, the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster are still puzzling the scientists. The British Guardian devoted an article to the increased cancer and infant mortality rates...

29 December 2009
Internet Censorship in the Authoritarian Belarus

To be precise, the Belarusian officials have not yet approved the introduction of additional measures to regulate Internet in Belarus. However, Belarusian...

28 November 2009
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Ці пойдзе дзяржава насустрач беларусам замежжа?

Нацыянальны цэнтр заканадаўства і прававых даследаванняў пры Адміністрацыі прэзідэнта Рэспублікі Беларусь узнаўляе працу па распрацоўцы праекта закона «Аб беларусах замежжа». Нацыянальны цэнтр заканадаўства і прававых даследаванняў пры Адміністрацыі прэзідэнта Рэспублікі Беларусь узнаўляе працу па распрацоўцы праекта закона «Аб беларусах замежжа».

20 November 2009
Art Against Dictatorship Exhibition and Opening Ceremony

6:30 p.m., November 23, Monday Rayburn House Office Building, U.S. Congress Independence Ave. and South Capitol Street, Washington, DC 20003

15 November 2009
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The Internet, Free Expression, and Authoritarianism

Tuesday, November 17th 2009, 2pm-5pm