Belarusian activist found hanged in Ukraine

A Belarusian activist who led a group in Ukraine helping Belarusians escape persecution was found dead in the Ukrainian capital Of YURAS KARMANAU Associated Press August 3, 2021, 8:35 a.m. • 3 minutes read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSend this article via email Kiev, Ukraine – A Belarusian activist who …

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Live Updates: The Tokyo Olympics: NPR

Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who reportedly said her team tried to force her to leave Japan after an argument during the Olympics, goes to the Polish embassy in Tokyo with her luggage on Monday. Yuki Iwamura / AFP via Getty Images Hide caption Toggle caption Yuki Iwamura / AFP via …

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Belarusian authorities start purging civic groups

The Belarusian government is moving Dozens close by organizations that were the backbone of the country’s once thriving civil society. These groups work on topics such as disability rights, the environment, freedom of the media and pensioners’ rights. This includes internationally recognized organizations like the Belarusian Association of Journalists founded …

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