Also by Anna Sous
May 11, 2022
Belarusian Opposition Leader Tsikhanouskaya Links Ukraine's Fight With Belarus's Democratic Struggle
Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya, the exiled leader of the democratic opposition in Belarus, says her country's fate is linked to the outcome of the war that Russia has launched against Ukraine.
November 12, 2021
In Belarus, Lukashenka's Government Targets Lawyers And The Legal Profession As A Whole
About three dozen defense lawyers in Belarus have lost their licenses in recent months, part of a pervasive clampdown by the state under Alyaksandr Lukashenka. Now, new rules take effect that critics say are intended "to restrict and undercut the independence of the legal profession across Belarus."
August 27, 2021
A Year After Fleeing Belarus, Veranika Tsapkala Still Battling Lukashenka's 'Inhumane Regime'
Veranika Tsapkala and her family have been on a forced odyssey across Europe since fleeing Belarus after the country's disputed election last year extended the decades-long rule of Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
June 13, 2019
Belarusian Nobel Laureate Says HBO Series Has 'Completely Changed Perception' Of Chernobyl
Belarusian Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich says the creators of the hugely successful HBO miniseries Chernobyl have used doses of fear, reasoning, and beauty to create the best film ever about the nuclear disaster.
March 19, 2012
In Wake Of Belarus Executions, Doubts About Judicial Process
Days after Belarusian authorities execute the two men judged responsible for a deadly subway bombing, observers wonder if the government acted too hastily in carrying out the death sentences, and whether the men's supporters hurt their case by asking Europe to intervene.
February 02, 2011
Lukashenka Releases Critics From Minsk Prison...But They Have To Live With The KGB
Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has agreed to release two of his staunchest critics from jail, where they had spent more than a month for participating in mass protests against his disputed re-election, and place them under house arrest. The release, however, has one catch: they must now share their homes with KGB officers.