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Photoblog – Day Fifteen

Sometimes here in Belarus the election struggle turns into stupidity. Today two active groups organized two meetings at the same time in one place.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 16

Blog: An Important First Step

Electby.org, a Belarusian Ushahidi-based website collecting citizen reports about election fraud, is bombarded with messages now that voting has opened.

by Andrei Khrapavitski

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Dec, 16

Photoblog – Day Fourteen

Today the Belarusian Union of Youth gathered in cities and towns of the Republic project “Election 2010 – our choice is verified by time” as early voting opened.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 15

Photoblog – Day Thirteen

Today four presidential candidates visited a forum of entrepreneurs organized by the Republican Public Association, Perspective.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 14

Blog: In Regions Hopes for Change Are Low

Pastavy, the westernmost town in Vitebsk oblast, is covered in snow and the forecast doesn’t promise anything better for election week.

by Andrei Khrapavitski

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Dec, 13

Photoblog – Day Eight

At the weekend almost all of the presidential candidates spent their time in different Belarusian cities and towns, meeting with their electorate.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 13

Photoblog – Day Five

Sometimes the election campaign becomes a simple joke in the popular mind.

by Tanya Fedorenko

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Dec, 10