The hacktivism group has potentially caused real disruption inside Belarus. Can they keep their momentum going during the Ukraine war?
The FBI say Evan Neumann used a metal barricade as a battering ram against police officers and told the cops they were protecting people who “wanted to kill kids.”
Belarus has been turned into a vassal state by the Kremlin during the Ukraine war by allowing soldiers and munitions to pass through it, Belarus' opposition says.
Before Russia invaded Ukraine, it deployed troops and conducted military exercises in Belarus after a border crisis with EU and NATO member Poland.
An apparent hack of the railway network in Russia’s ally Belarus hints at the prospect of a massive new wave of cyber warfare over Ukraine, security officials told VICE World News.
A camp that was temporarily housing people on the Belarus-Poland border has been dismantled, but Iraqi Kurds told VICE World News they wouldn’t stop trying to reach the EU.
VICE World News speaks with people trapped between Belarus and Poland, many of whom paid travel agents thousand of dollars for the chance of reaching the European Union.
Evan Neumann, who’s facing five felony charges, appeared on Belarussian TV over the weekend in a segment called “Goodbye, America!”
After the Belarusian government crushed a pro-democracy movement last year, the EU responded with sanctions. Now the bloc is accusing the country’s authoritarian leadership of purposefully pushing thousands of migrants across its borders.
Many Belarusian protesters fled the terror of Lukashenko's regime, but now face new hardships as refugees in foreign countries.
Maria Kolesnikova had been hailed for her bravery when she ripped up her passport to prevent authorities in Belarus from forcibly deporting her. She was similarly defiant in the face of her lengthy sentence.
Poland is refusing to allow entry to asylum seekers crossing from Belarus, accusing Alexander Lukashenko of sending them to destabilise the country. The standoff has stranded dozens of desperate Afghans in no-man’s land for weeks.