Regime | Institute for War and Peace Reporting




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.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) with Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan (L) at Turkish Presidental Palace in Ankara, Turkey, April 2018. (Photo: Turkish President Press Office via Getty Images)
16 Oct 20
Erdogan’s stance broadly backed by both the public and his political opposition.
15 Oct 20
New measures mean that only those with access to hard currency can obtain essential goods.
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.
29 Sep 20
Experts’ assumptions that the country’s leader Emomali Rahmon would nominate his son for this election are disproved.
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.
Luke Harding, author and former Guardian Moscow correspondent. (Photo: Courtesy of L. Harding)
25 Aug 20
A state of continuous semi-war has served the Kremlin well.
Doctors at work at Pando Ferrer hospital in Havana, Cuba. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
7 Aug 20
Is it true that Washington’s policies have left Cubans both sick and hungry?
Illkin Rustamzadeh at a protest. (Photo courtesy of I. Rustamzadeh)
10 Jun 20
Former detainees face routine threats and intimidation
3 Jun 20
Alternative therapy distributed as “protective” measure against the virus.