By Clara Weiss, 9 August 2012
Like all of the ex-Stalinist Eastern European countries, Belarus has been devastated by the international economic crisis and now stands on the verge of a social explosion.
By Niall Green, 15 January 2011
The regime of President Alexander Lukashenko in Belarus has brutally cracked down on opposition political parties and mass protests following the December 19 presidential elections.
By Niall Green, 22 January 2009
Belarus has secured a $2.5 billion emergency loan from the International Monetary Fund. The bailout comes amidst a crisis of the economies of the whole eastern European region.