· September, 2010

Stories about Belarus from September, 2010

Belarus President Refused to Start a Blog

RuNet Echo  27 September 2010

Blogger pilgrim-67 sarcastically comments [RUS] on Alexander Lukashenko's decision not to start a blog [RUS]: “That's a pity. I would be excited to read about Belarus cows and gaz wars in his blog […] I think his blog would be more lively than Medvedev's.”

Belarus: A Visit to Minsk

  22 September 2010

Kyiv-based Ann Merrill of Anka's Place visits Minsk and reports that, among other things, the city is very clean: “It is freakishly clean. It is refreshingly clean. “

Belarus: Charter97.org's Editor Found Dead

RuNet Echo  4 September 2010

Aleh Byabenin, a Belarusian journalist, founder and editor of the leading oppositional website Charter97.org, was found dead Friday. He was 36 years old. This short Charter97 item announcing his death already has 193 comments, mainly with words of condolence.