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The brutal detention of Darya Domracheva’s brother was caught on camera 12 October 2020, 11:16 | Dmitry Smirnov, TUT.BY Nikita Domrachev, the brother of [four-time Olympic biathlon champion] Darya Domracheva, was beaten and detained yesterday during the violent crackdown on Read more…


9 October 2020, 16:37 | KYKY What happened? Social media channel “Chai z malinavym varennem” [“Tea with raspberry jam”] reported on another laughable press release today where Lukashenko revealed his version of the “details” of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya’s “escape” from Belarus. Read more…


How I defend Belarusians, when anyone can be criminalized 8 October 2020 | Maria Melekhina, KYKY “In a few months we will reverse roles with those who made illegal decisions on our arrests. Once again we will look at each Read more…


Belarus. 8th week of protests. Repressions intensify but people don’t give up.

Repressions intensify but people don’t give up 6 October 2020 | ByHELP-mediagroup The Belarusian authorities continue repressions against their own people. But despite the arrests, intimidation and brutality of the law enforcement officials, the Belarusians do not stop: they keep Read more…


5 October 2020 | REFORM BY Workers at the Belarusian industrial powerhouse – Minsk Wheel Tractor Plant (MWTP) – recorded a video address in support of all who demand fair elections. MWTP was the first business that Lukashenko visited in Read more…


I was saving Belarusians from coronavirus but I was lying in a pool of blood in a prisoner transport vehicle 5 October 2020 | Maria Melehina, KYKY Andrey Tkachev, founder of the BYCOVID-19 initiative and member of the Coordinating Council, Read more…


“He said that security officers had beat him up” 3 October 2020, 16:06 | KYKY On 29 September, the 41-year-old Dzianis Kuzniatsou was brought to the hospital from the Akrestsina detention centre. He was diagnosed with skull fractures, an open Read more…


Hacktivists explain how they will unmask members of security forces 3 October 2020 | Marya Mialiokhina, KYKY In an exclusive interview with KYKY, the “Cyber Partisans” hacker group talked about their work on a face recognition system to reveal the Read more…


A story of the forced emigration of one of the strike leaders of Belaruskali 2 October 2020, 13:30 | Alena Litvinava, Radio Svaboda The escape of Dzmitry Kudzialevich, a mining engineer and one of Belaruskali strike committee leaders, from a KGB Read more…


30 September 2020 | SOS BY 30 September. One of the most prominent Belarusian athletes, basketball player Yelena Leuchanka, was detained at the Minsk airport this morning. Her achievements include best center of 2010, two-time champion of the Russian Federation, Read more…