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Yellow Vest actions hit cities all over France

Yellow Vest actions hit cities all over France Demonstrators continued their fight this weekend despite police repression

Belarusian protesters defy state brutality

Belarusian protesters defy state brutality Ten of thousands of people took to the streets of Belarus over the weekend in defiance of president Aleksander Lukashenko’s threats and intimidation.

Defiant workers protest and stage ‘go slows’ in Belarus

Defiant workers protest and stage ‘go slows’ in Belarus Belarusian ruler Aleksander Lukashenko is trying to wear down the opposition movement through arrests, sackings and intimidation.

Protests call for freedom in Belarus as Lukashenko issues threats

Protests call for freedom in Belarus as Lukashenko issues threats Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko launched a fresh crackdown on the democracy movement on Monday.

How the British military works with the generals in Belarus

How the British military works with the generals in Belarus The British state had trained Belarusian troops—including in “urban warfare tactics”—before condemning the regime’s crackdown on protesters.

Strikes and protests spread as Belarusian regime clings to power

Strikes and protests spread as Belarusian regime clings to power The Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko was fighting for the survival of his regime on Monday.

Workers’ strikes and protests increase pressure on regime in Belarus

12 August 2020
Resistance to Belarusian president Aleksander Lukashenko’s regime is growing in the streets and workplaces.

Fury at rigged presidential election sparks big demonstrations in Belarus

11 August 2020
Thousands of defiant protesters clashed with riot police on the streets of Belarus in eastern Europe on Sunday.

Belarus Free Theatre: Being Harold Pinter and Generation Jeans

12 February 2008
The Belarus Free Theatre are independent artists who face persecution in their home town of Minsk.

Ukraine’s Brutal History

04 December 2004
Ukraine means "borderland". It suggests a country far away from the heart of Europe. But many Ukrainians believe they live in the middle of Europe—and they have a point. The Ukraine may have a huge border with Russia, but it also touches Belarus, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Hungary and Romania, as well as Moldova.

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