In one of the world’s most dangerous countries for reporters, mere dissent can lead to years in jail.
Longtime ruler of autonomous enclave resigns on health concerns, but observers maintain his exit was on Baku’s orders.
Trial of 22 defendants enters final stages amid concerns of bias and lack of transparency.
The combined sentences of those jailed in demonstrations amount to nearly 500 years.
Security services use TV confessions to spread fear and promote public self-censorship.
Architect of Minsk’s multi-vector foreign policy dies as country faces pressure from the Kremlin to step up role in Ukraine.
The incumbent has promised change, but prospects for a more democratic system are not promising.
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
It’s now clear that Moscow never intended to support self-determination.
Belarusian citizens denied justice at home may no longer be able to appeal to a last resort committee.