Stories about Belarus from August, 2007
Window on Eurasia writes on how subethnic divisions among Russians influence (or not) Russia's relations with its neighbors.
TOL's Belarus translates a blog entry written by a Belarusian student who was summoned to the KGB and questioned on his studies and life in Lithuania.
TOL's Belarus writes about Belarusian photographer Andrei Liankevich's exhibition in Dresden.
TOL's Belarus writes about Internet regulations currently being considered by the government.
Eternal Remont takes a guess at what might be Russia's reaction to the following incident: “…last night, three drunk Belarussian youths have done what the Germans could not 60 years ago, by extinguishing the Eternal Flame dedicated to World War II soldiers in Minsk's Victory Square.”
TOL's Belarus writes about “colonial thinking” of some bloggers, Mick Jagger's message for the Belarusians, and a Russian military base near Vilejka.
Adam Goodman of Being Had shares a story of a man who seems to have benefited from “a law against homelessness” that is said to exist in Belarus: “I think you can imagine how startling it is to have your friendly neighborhood bum come to you and say he now...
President Alexandre Lukashenko is planning to increase the control of the Internet. “If we read what is posted there, we will see that it serves as a platform not only for the opposition, but for voices and nations that are hostile to us,” Lukashenko said, urging his government to “put...
Sean's Russia Blog writes about one of the orders that marked the beginning of Stalin's Terror.
Lituanica writes about a joint Lithuanian-Polish TV broadcasting project aimed at Belarus.