Tag Archives: Belarus

News from Central and Eastern Europe, Monday 7th January 2013

Albania SETimes: Albania protests report of massive corruption. ‘Members of the Albanian government are disputing a Global Financial Integrity that said that almost $1.3 billion were moved illicitly out of the country from 2005-2010 through a combination of corruption, tax evasion and other illegal activities. The report prompted the opposition Socialist Party to label Prime Minister Sali [...]

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Central and Eastern Tracker 19.10.12

Belarus Deutsche Welle: Belarus mother rallies support against death penalty. ‘Lyubov Kovalyova has begun an online campaign against the death penalty in her country Belarus ever since her son was executed. She’s hoping for European support to help keep up the pressure on the authorities in Minsk.’ Greece Guardian: Greece, in 2012: fascists beating up people while [...]

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Central and Eastern Europe Tracker 24.09.12

Belarus: Washington Post: ’Belarus held parliamentary elections Sunday without the main opposition parties, which boycotted the vote to protest the detention of political prisoners and opportunities for election fraud.’ State controlled press neglected to cover the election campaigns of a number of candidates from the United Civil Party, they were also banned from television. The election is [...]

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