29 March 2017Late March saw a heavy-handed government response and mass arrests at a series of protest rallies in Belarus. Keir Giles takes a closer look at what has been going on.
Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Police block the road during a demonstration in Minsk. Photo by Getty Images.
What happened?25 March is the anniversary of a short-lived independent Belarusian state in 1918, and traditionally a day for rallies organized by opposition groups. This year it also followed a series of smaller protests about a controversial new law …read more
Source: Chatham House