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Patrick Howell O'Neill
August 26, 2021
MIT Technology Review
Opposition from inside the regime of Alexander Lukashenko is helping hackers run what may be the most comprehensive cyberattack on a nation ever.
Mansur Mirovalev
August 9, 2021
Olympic athlete Tsimanouskaya joined a group of defecting Belarusian sportspeople when she spurned her homeland.
August 5, 2021
The Economic Times
Military exercises will be held at training grounds in both Russia and Belarus and will be based on a scenario where "international tensions are escalated to a level that may destabilise the situation in the region and provoke aggression against the Union State (of Russia and Belarus)", it said.
August 5, 2021
Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya decided to defect as she was being driven to a Tokyo airport because her grandmother told her that it was not safe to return home to Belarus.
Gabrielle Tétrault-farber & Antoni Slodkowski | Reuters
August 2, 2021
Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya was granted a humanitarian visa by the Warsaw government
August 1, 2021
Deccan Herald
A Belarusian sprinter said she was taken to the airport against her wishes on Sunday to board a flight back home after she complained about national coaches at the Tokyo Olympics, but planned to avoid getting on the plane. Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who was due to compete in the women's 200 metres on Monday, told Reuters she had sought the protection of Japanese police at
Mike Butcher
July 22, 2021
Editor 99
According to top executives, the central bank of India is considering launching a digital currency and has only made clear its intentions after stating that it has previously studied the idea. TRabi Sankar, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, said at today's meeting that the central bank will introduce national digital currencies in [...]
Sarah Perez
July 22, 2021
VOCHI, a Belarus-based startup behind a clever computer vision-based video editing app used by online creators, has raised an additional $2.4 million in a "late-seed" round that follows the company's initial $1.5 million round led by Ukraine-based Genesis Investments last year. The new funds follow a period of significant growth for the mobile tool, which [...]
The Associated Press
June 21, 2021
The United States, the European Union, Britain and Canada joined forces Monday to impose sanctions on several senior officials in Belarus over the forced diversion to Minsk of a passenger plane travelling between two EU countries last month.
James Crisp
June 21, 2021
The Telegraph
UK, EU, US and Canada slap senior officials with sanctions and travel bans, and warn more measures are to come
June 21, 2021
The Economic Times
The bloc will ban exports to Belarus of any communications equipment that could be used for spying, and tighten an arms embargo to include rifles used by biathletes.
Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP)
June 17, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of the 15th edition of the Global Peace Index from the international think-tank the Institute for Economics & Peace...
Institute for Economics & Peace (IEP)
June 17, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Ce jour marque le lancement de la 15e édition de l'Indice mondial de la paix par le groupe de réflexion international Institute for Economics &...
ABC News
June 15, 2021
The flight's captain repeatedly asked to communicate with Ryanair's operations control centre, but Minsk air traffic officials falsely told him that "Ryanair weren't answering the phone", Michael O'Leary said.
Chris Price
June 15, 2021
The Telegraph
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Gwyn Topham
June 15, 2021
the Guardian
Michael O'Leary tells MPs of 'hostile and threatening' actions towards flight crew
Michigan Potash & Salt Company, LLC
June 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- Michigan Potash & Salt Company, LLC (MPSC) today announced the strategic importance of developing the U.S. Potash Project in response to the...
The International Women's Media Foundation
June 10, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) today announced the recipients of its 31st annual Courage in Journalism Awards. This year's...
Alexandra Ma and Sinéad Baker
June 4, 2021
Business Insider
Belarusian state TV aired an interview in which Protasevich praised President Lukashenko and said he regretted organizing against him.
Erin Snodgrass
June 4, 2021
Business Insider
In the days since the hijacking, Lukashenko has doubled down -- releasing a suspect video of Protasevich praising the leader and confessing to crimes.
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