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Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics

Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics

Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics Eurovision Song Contest Disqualifies Belarus Over Political Lyrics The long-running unrest in Belarus has spilled over into this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with organizers ejecting the country from the competition for songs found to have repeatedly violated rules barring political content. The country’s original song entry, “Ya Nauchu Tebya” (I’ll Teach You) …

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Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics

Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics

Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics Belarus disqualified from Eurovision 2021 over ‘political’ song lyrics Belarus has been disqualified from the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 over controversial song lyrics. The country had been told to submit a new song two weeks ago, over concerns of political subtext in their first entry. However, the band Galasy ZMesta (translated …

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Lukashenko Jails 2 Journalists in Belarus for Covering Protests

Lukashenko Jails 2 Journalists in Belarus for Covering Protests

Lukashenko Jails 2 Journalists in Belarus for Covering Protests Lukashenko Jails 2 Journalists in Belarus for Covering Protests MOSCOW — In a ruling that reflected the broader crackdown on dissent by President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus, a court on Thursday sentenced two young journalists to two years in prison for reporting from a demonstration against his rule. A district …

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In winter’s quiet, Belarus opposition prepares new protests Minsk opposition United States Alexander Lukashenko Belarus

In winter's quiet, Belarus opposition prepares new protests Minsk opposition United States Alexander Lukashenko Belarus

In winter’s quiet, Belarus opposition prepares new protests Minsk opposition United States Alexander Lukashenko Belarus In winter’s quiet, Belarus opposition prepares new protests Minsk opposition United States Alexander Lukashenko Belarus Winter’s cold and harsh police actions in Belarus have put a chill on the protests against President Alexander Lukashenko that gripped the Eastern European nation for months. But opposition forces …

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Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious.

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It's Serious.

Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious. Molchat Doma Is Fun on TikTok. In Belarus, It’s Serious. “It is really nice poetry,” she said, “and a really nice old vibe, like vintage music.” In August, she decided to use the band’s popularity on the app to raise awareness of the situation in Belarus. She posted a clip …

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UK and Belarus each expel 2 diplomats in tit-for-tat moves diplomats Alexander Lukashenko Belarus U.K. Dominic Raab

Belarus Protests

UK and Belarus each expel 2 diplomats in tit-for-tat moves diplomats Alexander Lukashenko Belarus U.K. Dominic Raab UK and Belarus each expel 2 diplomats in tit-for-tat moves diplomats Alexander Lukashenko Belarus U.K. Dominic Raab Britain expelled two Belarus diplomats on Tuesday in response to the Minsk government’s decision to kick out two British envoys. Belarusian Ambassador Maxim Yermalovich was summoned …

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Police in Belarus disperse another protest, detain scores Alexander Lukashenko Scores Police Scores country

Belarus Protests

Police in Belarus disperse another protest, detain scores Alexander Lukashenko Scores Police Scores country Police in Belarus disperse another protest, detain scores Alexander Lukashenko Scores Police Scores country Police in Belarus on Saturday detained scores of demonstrators pushing for the resignation of the country s authoritarian leader after an August election widely seen as manipulated. Hundreds of students marched across …

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In Belarus, Women Led the Protests and Shattered Stereotypes

In Belarus, Women Led the Protests and Shattered Stereotypes

In Belarus, Women Led the Protests and Shattered Stereotypes In Belarus, Women Led the Protests and Shattered Stereotypes MINSK, Belarus — With masked riot police officers massing nearby, threatening to attack protesters like him with batons and fists, Aleksei D. Zulevsky felt safe for the first time in weeks of anti-government unrest in Belarus: He was surrounded by hundreds of …

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Belarus’ authoritarian leader visits his foes in prison Kyiv leader President Alexander Lukashenko Prison

Belarus Lukashenko Inauguration

Belarus’ authoritarian leader visits his foes in prison Kyiv leader President Alexander Lukashenko Prison Belarus’ authoritarian leader visits his foes in prison Kyiv leader President Alexander Lukashenko Prison Belarus authoritarian president on Saturday visited a prison to talk to opposition activists, who have been jailed for challenging his re-election that was widely seen as manipulated and triggered two months of …

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Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing

Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing

Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing Trump’s Positive Coronavirus Test, Belarus Sanctions, Aleksei Navalny: Your Friday Briefing (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering President Trump’s positive coronavirus test, Aleksei Navalny’s accusation that Vladimir Putin ordered his poisoning and how the East-West dividing line in Germany became a …

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