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Belarus: Old Masters of New Tech in Europe

Mark Hillary | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech
Mark Hillary

My first impression on arriving in Minsk was astonishment. I have been to many countries in Eastern Europe and several that were behind the old Soviet Iron Curtain, so I had a preconception of what I might see, but the first thing I noticed was that the road from the airport into the city was so smooth and new, it would be a skateboarders dream surface.

The East German Marshall Plan Fund

Hamish Jenkinson | Posted 11.12.2012 | Home
Hamish Jenkinson

Trash Cuisine was a powerful and bold study of capital punishment. The message was obvious: Belarus is the only country in Europe that still carries out this barbaric act.

The Fight Against Europe's Last Dictator Continues

Sam Fisk | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK Politics
Sam Fisk

In Europe there is a country failing to hold fair, free and open elections. In Europe there is a country which tortures political prisoners. In Europe there is a country with a dictator.

The Belarusian 'Clapping' Revolution

Ruth Green | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home
Ruth Green

While strikes and protests the world over have dominated much of the news this year, the Belarusians are adopting a rather unusual form of anti-government protest: clapping.