Stories about Belarus from January, 2007
According to TOL's Belarus Blog, Belarus gets a useless mention in this year's State of the Union address: “It turns out that when things go sour in Iraq, promoting democracy in Belarus and Burma are actually a good card to play for George Bush…”
Turns out some Eurovision contenders are worse than others: according to TOL's Belarus Blog, British music critics think Belarusian entries are “dreadful.”
Information Policy mentions the creation of the first Belarusian vlog – by a duet of comedians.
Further Ramblings of a N.Irish Magyar thinks that it's time for the Druzhba (“Friendship”) pipeline to be renamed.
Siberian Light and Publius Pundit write about the gas-and-oil war between Russia and Belarus.
A new law is likely to wipe out some of Belarus’ small businesses, reports TOL's Belarus Blog: “Beginning at January 1st, 2008, individual entrepreneurs will be able to hire only family members and close relatives. It can end up closing half of small businesses in the country.”