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Photoblog – Day Twenty Six

After the mass arrests on Dec. 19 people have organized several support centers for prisoners.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 28 · in Blogs

Photoblog – Day Twenty Three

Today, near Acrestina prison were about 15 people, they held candles and sang Christmas songs and prayed. They gathered to support the detainees.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 25 · in Blogs

Photoblog – Day Twenty Two

Today prisoners were transferred to the remand prison in Akrestina. In the office of the Belarusian Popular Front, a humanitarian relief gathers.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 23

Photoblog – Day Twenty One

Yesterday peaceful protest took place at the gates of the detention facility, Akrestina.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 22

The Comfortable Confines of Art

With subsidized rent and a skill in demand, an artist in Belarus can make a good living, but the appetite for challenging works is limited.

by Ilya Kuzniatsou

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Dec, 21

Photoblog – Election Night UPDATE

I don’t know what to say. The elections were a disaster. I’m terrified of everything; internet and official TV has its own truth. I am only glad that I left on time from Freedom Square.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 21

The Big Retrofit

Virtually friendless and bankrupt, Minsk looks to create a more independent economy.

by Christina Karchevskaya

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Dec, 20

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