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Opening the door to the Eastern corridor

Belarus, not often mentioned in Western media, is a landlocked country lying between two geopolitical superpowers; the European Union (EU)…

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The most political thing you can do is to follow your heart

It has never been easy being gay, a lesbian, transsexual or bisexual in Belarus. Despite recognising same-sex relationships homosexuality is…

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Belarus

Learning from history in a library without books

The only opposition member of the Belarusian House of Representatives is a woman, and a young woman at that. Anna…

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Civil Society in Europe’s Last Dictatorship

Belarus is more well-known for its long-lasting dictatorship than for its respect for democracy and fundamental freedoms. The reputation of…

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On Ice – What happened in Iceland’s accession to the EU?

In the numerous offices in Brussels, hidden away in large and stacked storage rooms, are folders filled with content forgotten…

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No Windrush in Theresa May’s sails

Ever since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, Brexit has often dominated the news, and often seems…

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Are young people going to change the world?

For decades, young people have been the catalysts for change all over the world. Protests against the Vietnam War and…

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Africa

Compensate the pain away

With climate change now a generally accepted issue, the discussion has turned to how we can counteract the effects of…

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Africa

The Economic Belt along the Silk Road: China’s trillion-dollar plan to achieve economic domination

China has been a major force in building economic growth for many African nations. The Asian superpower is the continent’s…

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Our rainforests are running out of breath

Most people are aware of the rapid and accelerating destruction of our rainforests, the so-called lungs of our planet, yet…

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