Stories about Belarus from September, 2006
Ivan Lenin of Rush-Mush reports that the online diaries of a Belarusian protester Dasha Kostenko have been published in Moscow. He also criticizes the opposition leader Milinkevich: “It's a big shame that the brave Belarusians who were risking their health, their freedom, and their very lives didn't have a better...
TOL's Belarus Blog writes about the new arrests of the opposition activists and about the “extreme and absolutely unacceptable” conditions, in which, according to the Belarusian government, Belarusian students live in the United States. Also, there's a translation of a Russian-language post about the regime's ominous reaction to an innocent...
TOL's Belarus Blog reports that soon foreign journalists, politicians and others banned from entering Belarus may also be automatically banned from entering Russia.
TOL's Belarus Blog translates an article about former interior minister of Belarus praising Adolf Hitler's Code of Honor of the Officer.
TOL's Belarus Blog reports that the Chinese language has been declared a priority in Belarusian schools by the country's president Aleksandr Lukashenko.
Robert Mayer of Publius Pundit interviews a 22-year-old Belarusian activist who now lives in Kyiv, Ukraine.
TOL's Belarus Blog reports on a World Bank's “Doing Business 2007″ survey: Belarus has ranked 129 this year, right after Ukraine.
Ivan Lenin of Rush-Mush writes about a diehard Soviet tradition in today's Belarus.
TOL's Belarus Blog suggests a more productive alternative to a senseless step taken by the Liberal Party of Netherlands to protest Aleksandr Lukashenko's regime.
TOL's Belarus Blog reports on the recent discussions taking place in the Belarusian blogosphere.
Most recent topics covered by TOL's Belarus Blog include: short-wave radio and “independent information” in Belarus; a proposed linguistic “upgrade” and other threats to the Belarusian language; scandals surrounding scholarship programs for persecuted students; Russian criticism of the Belarusian election law.