|Monday, 15. August 2011 0 comment(s)|
Belarus: the silenced revolution
The street protests that agitated Belarus in June-July failed to evolve into a massive popular uprising. Even if the “clapping revolution” fell apart, Lukashenka’s authoritarian regime won but one round in its fight for survival.
|Thursday, 28. April 2011 0 comment(s)|
The closed society and its enemies: conspiracy theories made in Belarus
In the absence of clear motives and a known mastermind, the 11 April blast in the Minsk metro, labelled as a terrorist attack by the authorities, bred numerous conspiracy theories. This trend tells a lot about the climate of doubt and uncertainty now prevailing in Belarus.