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· June, 2011

Stories about Belarus from June, 2011

Belarus: Police Crack Down on Minsk Protest

A non-violent rally in Minsk, organized via a social network, ended up with more than 450 people detained. Arrests, trials and numerous detentions, however, do not appear to have stopped...

Belarus: Crowdsourced DDoS Attack Attempts to Put Down President's Website

The website of Belorusian president Alexander Lukashenko is under attack by a crowdsourced DDoS attack hosted by PutinVzrivayetDoma.org, lenta.ru reported [ru]. @putinvzrivaet explained the purpose[ru]: “Because he [Lukashenko] had blew such...

Belarus: Security Services Arrest Administrators of Major Opposition Vkontakte Groups

Several administrators of opposition groups at Vkontakte network were detained, Nasha Niva reported [by]. Sergey Pavlukevich [by], administrator of “We Stand for Great Belarus” [by] (123,000 members, functional although some...

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