Maria Kolesnikova, Belarus’ revolutionary icon, was abducted in broad daylight in brutal tactics seen in many corners of the former Soviet Union.
The Russian president has said he’d help troubled leader Aleksander Lukashenko militarily if necessary as a wave of pro-democracy protests sweep the country.
Nikolai Lukashenko, the son of ‘Europe’s last dictator,’ posed with a semi-automatic weapon this week. Is his father’s plotting to install the teenager as his heir apparent?
Lukashenko is refusing demands for a re-run of dubious presidential elections, but has indicated he is willing to consider changing the constitution to share more power.
Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is now in exile, and made hints at ominous threats against her and her children.
Despite massive protests against his rule, exit polls showed a suspiciously large margin of victory for Alexander Lukashenko.
Minsk hotel staff grew suspicious when the men did not behave like ordinary Russian tourists. It turns out they’re mercenaries. But on what mission?