· November, 2006

Stories about Belarus from November, 2006

Belarus: CIS Scandal

  29 November 2006

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about the scandal involving Russian journalists that broke out during the CIS summit in the Belarusian capital. Also, there's a post about the pain the summit is causing to downtown Minsk.

Belarus: Kozulin Turns 51 in Jail

  27 November 2006

A former presidential candidate, Aleksandr Kozulin, has celebrated his 51st birthday in prison, in relative obscurity, and with no food – because he's been on hunger strike for over a month already, writes TOL's Belarus Blog.

Esperantoland through Pictures / Esperantujo tra Bildoj

  22 November 2006

Only one more month until Esperanto Day! If you would like to participate you can sign up here, especially if you would like help with translation. Nur unu monato ĝis Esperanto-Tago! Se vi volus partopreni, vi povas enskribiĝi ĉi tie, speciale se vi deziras helpon je tradukado. Welcome back for...

Belarus: Dress Censorship is Back

  20 November 2006

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about “Soviet retro” – which includes something quite surreal: a new regulation introduced by the Belarusian government, requiring “the Ministry of Education to create and approve a state concept for youth fashion by the New Year.”

Belarus: Failed Conference and Other Problems

  15 November 2006

TOL's Belarus Blog writes about an unsuccessful conference on Belarus recently held in Poland: “In regard to the western participants, I was surprised at the lack of real knowledge or understanding about Belarus, both past and present. With the Belarusians, I was again reminded of the unfortunate tendency of think...