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.
As men flee Putin’s mobilisation order, simmering anti-Russian sentiment reignites.
Drone strikes and unexplained explosions prompt Moscow-controlled administration to urge citizens to hunt for possible saboteurs.
Activists efforts to repair the Marcos’ family’ public image, but warn that interest in boosting the country’s rights record is limited.
With little protection, independent media struggle to uncover the truth and stay safe.
Relatives call for more action to find those who disappeared amid interethnic violence 12 years ago.