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Censorship and suppression in Belarus
Actors and musicians are battling state restrictions to tell the stories of people in 'Europe's last dictatorship'.
Philippa H Stewart
Last updated: 27 Jan 2014 14:09 GMT
Polls close in Belarus election amid boycott
Opposition, alleging fraud, advised citizens to avoid voting in bid to deny parliamentary polls claim to legitimacy.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 22:29 GMT
Pulling the plug on Lukashenko
Economic hardship in Belarus may mean the end of President Alexander Lukashenko.
Mitchell A Orenstein
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 15:13 GMT
Belarus sentences Lukashenko challengers
Former presidential challengers sentenced to two-year suspended sentences for "actions disrupting social order".
Last updated: 20 May 2011 17:37 GMT
Lukashenko opponent jailed for five years
Andrei Sannikov sentenced to five years for helping to organise a rally against Belarus president's re-election.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 20:15 GMT
Belarus politician 'flees torture'
Former presidential candidate held for months by secret police says he is now in a safe location abroad.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 17:33 GMT
Belarus politicians face jail term
Seven of nine presidential candidates could receive up to 15-year sentences amid post-election crackdown.
Last updated: 22 Dec 2010 19:13 GMT
Belarus jails hundreds of activists
At least 600 people held in Minsk as police crack down on opposition protesters in the wake of a presidential election.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2010 13:43 GMT
Belarus president re-elected
Amid violent protests and cries of corruption, Alexander Lukashenko wins fourth term in office.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2010 05:54 GMT
'Dirty tricks' taint Belarus vote
Opposition candidates and supporters say the unfair campaign for Sunday's election is not genuinely democratic.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2010 15:03 GMT
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