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There are 34 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Belarus".

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1. Belarus Cracks Down, Again

Belarus's Supreme Court has ruled that a group of former law enforcement officers who support opposition politicians is a terrorist group.

Tags: law, lukashenko, belarus, dissent
2. An Attempt to Reason

Belarusian President Lukashenko pleads for Ukraine and Russia to come to an agreement.

Tags: international relations, lukashenko, war in ukraine, Belarus
3. International Sports for Peace

35 countries are calling for stricter international sports sanctions on Belarus and Russia.

Tags: belarus, sanctions, international relations, sports, war in ukraine, Ukraine
4. Ignorance is Not Strength

Belarus moves to ban George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Tags: government, dissent, literature, Belarus
5. Sabotage Behind the Lines

Belarusian railway officials say that sabotage has been preventing reinforcement to Russian forces in Ukraine.

Tags: belarus, war in ukraine, train
6. Bellyaching in Belarus

Locals near Belarus's border with Ukraine have complaints about ill-mannered interlopers: Russian troops.

Tags: Ukraine, men, military, belarus
7. The Breadwinner

"Any region [of the Russian Federation], a Russian citizen, a Russian person – these are our people. We have never split. Can we help with something in agriculture – please. We will give the last grain, super-elite [grain], so all is well."

–  From the website of Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, on December 2.
Tags: belarus, alexander lukashenko, lukashenko, agricultura, grain
8. Belarus, Bigwigs, and Boasting

"I knew Hafez Assad, I knew Saddam Hussein, I knew Muammar Gaddafi. We had very good and close relationships with them. We met with them. I'll tell you, the greatest thinkers!”

– President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko name drops on November 10.
Tags: european union, border, crisis, poland, belarus, migrants, alexander lukashenko
9. Remembering the Good Times, Lukashenko Style

An exhibit showing off the machine gun of our favorite mustached president (alongside other artifacts from August 2020 unrest) is currently gracing Minsk's Independence Palace.

Tags: politics, protest, belarus, lukashenko
10. Earth Hour, Eurovision, and Eggs

In this week's Odder News, the lights go out for Earth Hour; egg sandwiches get their due; and a huge crack opens up in a St. Petersburg apartment building.

Tags: earth hour, belarus, st. petersburg, breakfast, sex, eurovision

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