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· July, 2009

Stories about Belarus from July, 2009

Belarus, Russia: Bloggers React to Graphic Chechen War Video

On July 3, Belarusian blogger Tatsiana Elavaya posted a provocative video showing the assassination of captive Russian soldiers by Chechen guerrillas during the 1999 war in Chechnya. The video had...

Europe: “When East Becomes West”

Belarus: Flooded Streets of Minsk

Belarus: Arms trade rescues regime

Belarus: Europe's only non-free country

Belarus: Arrests of opposition activists

Belarus: The Grünwald pillow battle

Belarus: Between Napoleon and Alexander

Lithuania: Russian charter challenges loyalty

Russia-Belarus: Foreign policy split between Moscow and Minsk?

Belarus: Population decreases as alcohol consumption increases

Belarus: A Holiday, Sort Of

Mikhail Larchanka reviews what some Belarusian bloggers write about Belarus' three Independence Day holidays, including the official one, which took place on July 3.

Belarus: President Pardons Emanuel Zeltser

On June 30, a U.S. Congress delegation visited Minsk to meet with Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko. During this meeting, members of the U.S. delegation asked the president to pardon Emanuel...

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