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Demonstrators participate in an anti-Lukashenko rally on August 18, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. (Photo: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)
20 Oct 20
Disquiet with an authoritarian leader, presiding over an archaic state-dominated economy, sounds familiar.
Exiled members of the presidium of the Coordination Council of Belarus, Pavel Latushko and Olga Kovalkova wait to record a video message for Belarusian citizens on September 23, 2020 in Warsaw, Poland. (Photo: Omar Marques/Getty Images)
14 Oct 20
Neighbour state has welcomed politicians and injured protestors alike.
Parts of the building housing the parliament and president's office were set alight during the night. (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 20
Volunteers rally to clean up city, ensure security and prevent looting.
The main Ala-Too square in capital Bishkek today, 6 October, 2020. (Photo: IWPR)
6 Oct 20
Election results cancelled as opposition supporters seize control of key offices.
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1 Oct 20
How the arrogance of a ruling elite, determined to retain power, triggered public rage.
Anti-government rally in Minsk on August 27, 2020. (Photo: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)
29 Sep 20
Even the dim hope of democracy defeating Russian domination excites our own future prospects.
A poster showing a picture of Belarus president Alexander Lukashenko on August 24, 2020 in Minsk, Belarus. (Photo: Misha Friedman/Getty Images)
23 Sep 20
Lukashenko has friends in Kyiv – but now faces increased pressure from Russia.
Protestor waving the Egyptian Flag during the protests in Tahrir Square, Cairo, 2011. (Photo: Jonathan Rashad/Flickr)
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9 Dec 19
The media must learn to interpret the evolving digital dialectic of global unrest.
A demonstrator holding a poster referring to the ruling Georgian Dream Party, accused by protestants of siding with Putin's government. (Photo: Temur Kighuradze/IWPR)
27 Nov 19
Failures to deliver on political promises have people back out in the streets.
Protestors take a riot shield from police. (Photo: Guram Muradov, Civil.Ge)
24 Jun 19
Government concessions fail to quell ongoing demonstrations.

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