Belarus

Travel

A Visit to Europe’s Last Dictatorship

Ex-Soviet Belarus only began accepting visa-free tourists this year. I had to explore one of the hardest-drinking, most WWII-nostalgic countries on Earth.
Dave Hazzan
7.25.17
Design

Sleep Masks Made from Famous Paintings’ Eyes Guard Your Naptime

'Masterpieces Never Sleep' will give you the wide-eyed visage of a painting at all hours.
Beckett Mufson
2.1.17
Portland

How This Chef Made People Go Crazy for 'Herring Under a Fur Coat'

At her restaurant in Portland, Oregon, Kachka, this Belarusian-American chef is using this dish to prove how delicious the cuisines of the former Soviet Republic can be.
Javier Cabral
1.29.17
it was just a bit of state-sponsored doping lads

Belarus Make Pro-Russian Protest At Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Belarus’ Paralympic team carried a Russian flag through the Maracana on Wednesday evening, in protest at their neighbours’ doping ban from the Games.
UK Sports Staff
9.8.16
News

Revealed: The Army's 'Overseas Study Tours' Are Luxury Trips to Meet Dictators

Lads on tour, neo-colonial style.
Phil Miller
5.24.16
News

Europe's Last Dictatorship Is Opposed By the Oldest Exiled Government in the World

Talking to a minister from the Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic, an upstart Belarusian government based in a London suburb.
Dylan Brethour
1.26.16
Photo

Inside the Belarusian Institutions for Chernobyl Radiation Victims

Photographer Jadwiga Bronte visited the "internats" of Belarus – institutions for those affected by the fallout of the Chernobyl disaster 30 years ago.
Tom Usher, Photos: ​Jadwiga Bronte
1.15.16
The Up in Flames Issue

Photographing the Search for Belarus's National Identity

Belarus's scars and, more importantly, the heroics of war have become the central focus of a government in search of a unifying national identity.
Andrew Miksys
12.22.15
Photo

Gerd Ludwig Photographs the Effects of the World's Biggest Nuclear Catastrophe

Gerd Ludwig, Words by Alina Rudya
5.1.15
tech

Hiring an Internet Hitman in Russia Is Just Like Ordering Pizza

You don't need the deepweb to get deep in the contract killing game.
Joseph Cox
12.17.13
News

Belarusian Anarchists Predict More Mass Protests

People in Europe's last dictatorship are sick of fixed elections and the handcuff-happy KGB.
Brian Whelan
9.25.12
News

Meeting the Advertising Company Taking On Europe's Last Dictatorship

Armed with only an aeroplane and hundreds of parachuting teddy bears.
Dickie Tummy
8.13.12
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