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 Belarus with a $20 bribe:
That November, using a counterfeit passport bought with bribe money, Umar Israilov and his wife, Madina Sagiyeva, fled to Belarus. There, he said, he traveled to the border and presented his fake passport and $20 to a Belarussian border guard, who let them cross to Poland, where they asked for asylum.
Full text at nytimes.com.
The volunteer fish wardens of Belarus Dubrovskoe Lake inspect an ice fishermans catch