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Belarus: Gmail, Twitter, LiveJournal, Facebook and other Sites Blocked

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Belarus, Breaking News, Freedom of Speech, Governance, Politics, Protest, Technology, RuNet Echo

Belarus government blocked all major social media (Gmail, Twitter, LiveJournal, Facebook) as well as opposition media outlets Charter 97 [1], Belarus Partizan [2], and Solidarity [3]“, Lenta.ru reported [4] [RUS]. The government decided to block social media in order to prevent mass mobilization after today's elections and following protests.