Belarus on Its Way from Dictatorship to Democracy

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In August 2020, during the presidential campaign, a peaceful electoral revolution unfolded in Belarus. At the final stage, it was headed by female leaders with the slogan: ‘We love! We can! We will win!’ («Любім! Можам! Пераможам!»). A Belarusian civil nation began to rapidly form. The Belarusian people refused to […]

31 Aug 2020 Read more

Solidarity is a Fight against Despair

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On 10 February 2020, Kateryna Gamolina, member and employee of Memorial Deutschland, went to Petrozavodsk in the framework of the Solidarity mission of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum. Kateryna's goal in Petrozavodsk was to support Yury Dmitriyev, a historian from Petrozavodsk and head of the Karelian branch of the human [...]
27 Feb 2020 Read more

500 Words on Brexit

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That ever-useful distinction between ‘ideologues’ (crudely, those who put ideas before people, whatever their motives) and ‘pragmatists’ (those who put people’s needs before ideas) seems nowhere more relevant than in Britain today. The UK has proved a perfect environment for ideologues whose chief idea - Brexit - reflects (but only [...]
30 Jan 2020 Read more