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Belarusian Nobel laureate writing book on homeland's 'revolution with a woman's face'

Reuters 12 Jun 2021
Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel literature prize for her oral history of the end of the Soviet Union, is devoting her latest book to the "revolution with a woman's face" in her native Belarus after a disputed election last year ... it'll probably only be when Lukashenko is no longer in power." read more.
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Belarusian Nobel laureate writing book on homeland’s ‘revolution with a woman’s face’

Metro USA 12 Jun 2021
BERLIN (Reuters) – Svetlana Alexievich, who won the Nobel literature prize for her oral history of the end of the Soviet Union, is devoting her latest book to the “revolution with a woman’s face” in her native Belarus after a disputed election last year.
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Vatican Closely Monitoring Situation in Belarus - Spokesman

Urdu Point 11 Jun 2021
In August of last year, Pope Francis called for dialogue, non-violence and respect for law in Belarus following controversial elections that saw President Alexander Lukashenko hold on to power for a sixth consecutive term ... The West has also been preparing new sanctions against Belarus.
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Biden likely to come out of Putin summit empty-handed and risks handing the Kremlin a ...

Business Insider 10 Jun 2021
Getty ... The ongoing war in eastern Ukraine involving Kremlin-backed rebels, the Syria conflict, Russia's interference in US elections, the Kremlin's treatment of critics like Alexei Navalny, the propping up of Belarus's authoritarian leader, and concerns over hacking and cybersecurity have also driven a wedge between the two major powers ... " ... ....
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Russia, Belarus Yet to Agree on Road Map on Power Supply - Russian Ambassador in Minsk

Urdu Point 10 Jun 2021
Russian ambassador to Belarus Yevgeniy Lukyanov said on Thursday that Russia and Belarus have not agreed on a "road map" to economic integration between the countries concerning power supply.
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Banks in spotlight over Belarus regime finance in London

Open Democracy 10 Jun 2021
Did international banks break their own ethics policies by helping Belarus's repressive regime issue $1.25bn of state bonds? ... The stated purpose of the bonds was to refinance Belarus’ external public debt ... The authorities later started a probe into an “attempted coup of state power” by members of Belarus’ opposition Coordination Council.
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Belarus Joins Long List of Regimes Targeting Exiled Critics

Beijing News 10 Jun 2021
WASHINGTON - To arrest an exiled critic, Belarus did something that no other government had previously done ... Pratasevich was the editor-in-chief of the popular Telegram channel Nexta, which serves as a powerful medium for Belarus's opposition voices ... While extreme, the Belarus case is not an isolated incident.
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Biden administration plans new sanctions against 'the North Korea of Europe'

Politico 09 Jun 2021
Alexander Lukashenko speaks at a meeting in Minsk, Belarus ... Tsikhanouskaya called Lukashenko a “threat to international peace and security” and said the 66-year-old, who's been in power since 1994, is turning Belarus into “the North Korea of Europe.” The opposition leader urged the U.S ... “What’s happening in Belarus is not about geopolitics.
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Belarus opposition leader wants international tribunal to probe Lukashenko

Arab News 09 Jun 2021
Lukashenko has kept a tight grip on Belarus since rising to power in 1994, and has cracked down on street protests that began last year over a presidential election which his opponents say was rigged so that he could retain power ... She said the only solution to the situation in Belarus was holding free elections with international monitors.
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Opposition leader says Belarus has become ‘North Korea of Europe’

Metro USA 09 Jun 2021
Tsikhanouskaya fled into exile after Lukashenko, who has kept a tight grip on Belarus since rising to power in 1994, launched a crackdown on protesters who accused him of rigging his 2020 re-election, a vote that she widely was seen as winning. Western powers have refused to recognize Lukashenko’s victory.
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Opposition leader says Belarus has become 'North Korea of Europe'

Reuters 09 Jun 2021
Tsikhanouskaya fled into exile after Lukashenko, who has kept a tight grip on Belarus since rising to power in 1994, launched a crackdown on protesters who accused him of rigging his 2020 re-election, a vote that she widely was seen as winning. Western powers have refused to recognize Lukashenko's victory.
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UN Security Council backs Guterres for second term

Gulf Daily News 09 Jun 2021
1, 2022. Estonia's U.N ... president ... The United States is the largest U.N ... New York-based Human Rights Watch urged Guterres to take a more public stand during his second term, noting that his "recent willingness" to denounce abuses in Myanmar and Belarus should be expanded to include "powerful and protected" governments deserving condemnation ... U.N ... .
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UN Chief Guterres Clears First Hurdle to Second Term

Beijing News 09 Jun 2021
The U.N. Security Council gave its blessing Tuesday to a second term for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres ... "He's a bridge builder," Jurgenson said ... president ... The U.N ... "His recent willingness to denounce abuses in Myanmar and Belarus should expand to include all governments deserving condemnation, including those that are powerful and protected." ... ....
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Security Council backs Guterres for second term as UN chief

Federal News Radio 09 Jun 2021
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N ... chief by the General Assembly, most likely on June 18 ... 1 ... “He has been an excellent secretary-general. He’s a bridge builder ... 1, 2017 ... “His recent willingness to denounce abuses in Myanmar and Belarus should expand to include all governments deserving condemnation, including those that are powerful and protected.”. U.N ... I ... .
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In The News podcast: How a sex abuse scandal rocked the scouting movement

The Irish Times 08 Jun 2021
Irish Times reporter Jack Power broke the story in late February 2018, after which leading figures stepped aside before ultimately being expelled ... is Belarus beyond the EU’s influence?. Most recently Power reported that an organised “clique” of child abusers operated at high levels ...
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