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Viachaslau Siuchyk: Everyday bodies of men killed at the east of Ukraine are brought to Maidan
Viachaslau Siuchyk: Everyday bodies of men killed at the east of Ukraine are brought to Maidan
Belarusans march across Kiev for rights of Siberia citizens, help fugitives from Donbas survive, and each day observe the coffins of those Maidan fighters, who died in battles with terrorists.  21.08.2014 | 08:27
Stanislau Bahdankevich:Products’ supply to Russia will form deficit at market and rise in prices
Stanislau Bahdankevich:Products’ supply to Russia will form deficit at market and rise in prices
Hunting for meat and crazy prices is the other side of the “Klondike” that Belarusan authorities saw in the ban on export of goods from the EU and the US.  20.08.2014 | 08:58
Viktar Janchurevich: Officials inure society in its struggling against more compact housing (photos)
Viktar Janchurevich: Officials inure society in its struggling against more compact housing (photos)
According to the civil activist, over the last few years the level of citizens’ self-organization in fighting for parks, backyards, and districts has obviously increased after first successes.  04.08.2014 | 08:29
Round table about legislation for inclusion of persons with disabilities was held in Minsk
Round table about legislation for inclusion of persons with disabilities was held in Minsk
The Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities organized the dialog between the representatives of the civil society and the state bodies within the framework of the “Accessibility Week”.  01.08.2014 | 11:34
Opinion: Why do cigarettes in Belarus remain among the cheapest in Europe?
Opinion: Why do cigarettes in Belarus remain among the cheapest in Europe?
While lax regulations and low prices attract more and more young Belarusans to cigarettes, Belarusan government is reluctant to tax tobacco because of the profits it reaps from it.  22.07.2014 | 11:51
Opinion: The state is pursuing non-conventional and coercive methods to tackle excessive drinking
Opinion: The state is pursuing non-conventional and coercive methods to tackle excessive drinking
Belarus is now officially the world’s heaviest drinking nation; and the socio-economic consequences are enormous, writes Vadzim Smok.  17.07.2014 | 11:26
Siarhei Drazdouski: Our surrounding is very aggressive and it destroys motivation
Siarhei Drazdouski: Our surrounding is very aggressive and it destroys motivation
Within the frames of “Accessibility Week 2014” Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities issued guidelines for making a training accessible for all.  10.07.2014 | 10:52
Point of view: Though stable and peaceful, Belarus produces its own share of asylum seekers
Point of view: Though stable and peaceful, Belarus produces its own share of asylum seekers
While in the short run emigration may save political activists from persecution, encouraging them to leave will eventually weaken civil society, independent media, and political opposition in Belarus.  02.07.2014 | 11:44
Following Accessibility Forum: Several ways to make environment more accessible
Following Accessibility Forum: Several ways to make environment more accessible
This year Accessibility Forum took place in Minsk on June 4 in the frames of Accessibility Week, 2014.  24.06.2014 | 12:15
Belarusan musicians with a project against death penalty
Belarusan musicians with a project against death penalty
Pamidorau, Vaitsiushkevich, Volski and other famous musicians took part in the project called Aposhni Zolak (“The Last Dawn”).  20.06.2014 | 14:37
What prevents the development of universal design in Belarus?
What prevents the development of universal design in Belarus?
In the frames of accessibility week public discussion “Universal design in Belarus: ideal vision and practical perspectives” took place in Minsk.  20.06.2014 | 10:17
Despite some positive changes in recent years, Belarusans remain among the world
Despite some positive changes in recent years, Belarusans remain among the world's heaviest drinkers
The government needs to undertake further steps towards promoting a healthy lifestyle through developing an anti-alcohol educational programme and accessible healthcare in local communities.  28.05.2014 | 11:24
No guarantee of rights for workers in Belarus, latest ITUC Global Rights Index informs
No guarantee of rights for workers in Belarus, latest ITUC Global Rights Index informs
The ITUC Global Rights Index rates countries from one to five, placing Belarus together with Bangladesh and Qatar.  22.05.2014 | 11:15
Ministry of Health: Each Belarusan drinks “only” 11.14 liters of alcohol
Ministry of Health: Each Belarusan drinks “only” 11.14 liters of alcohol
According to the official statistics of alcohol consumption, each Belarusan citizen drinks about 11.14 liters of alcohol a year.  20.05.2014 | 09:19
Low productivity of Belarusan science is accounted for ageing researchers and global isolation
Low productivity of Belarusan science is accounted for ageing researchers and global isolation
Belarusan researchers’ impact is absolutely marginal in a global context, which also points to the isolation issue, writes Yauheni Preiherman.  14.05.2014 | 12:19
Opinion: To learn and use Belarusian is becoming fashionable
Opinion: To learn and use Belarusian is becoming fashionable
Although the vast majority of Belarusians are bilingual Russian remains the lingua franca for almost all of them. This phenomenon occurs with the tacit support of the state, writes Paula Borowska.  03.05.2014 | 10:55
Opinion: Economy liberalization and increase of benefits for child-bearers
Opinion: Economy liberalization and increase of benefits for child-bearers
In 2014 Belarusan authorities started preparations for a new demographic security program. These problems are not unique in Europe, but in many ways they look worse than in most EU countries.  01.05.2014 | 11:12
Point of view: Belarus made significant progress in addressing the problem of domestic violence
Point of view: Belarus made significant progress in addressing the problem of domestic violence
Alongside with the preventative and punitive measures, practical steps to help victims of violence were taken, too. Yet to eliminate the problem in the long term its root causes need to be tackled.  24.04.2014 | 11:01
Belarusan embassy in Kiev gets a lot of phone calls from Ukrainians, who dream about Belarus
Belarusan embassy in Kiev gets a lot of phone calls from Ukrainians, who dream about Belarus
Dzmitry Mironchyk, spokesman for the Belarusan foreign ministry, told reporters about the abundance of inquiries from Ukrainian citizens about the possibility of moving to Belarus on April 17.  18.04.2014 | 08:43
Animal abuse is to be criminally liable
Animal abuse is to be criminally liable
Two important changes have been introduced into the draft laws being under the consideration of the House of Representatives’ members.  10.04.2014 | 11:24
Opinion: Labour market can become one of the EU priorities in Belarus
Opinion: Labour market can become one of the EU priorities in Belarus
The Belarusian economy requires modernization. And Europe can transmit its knowledge to its neighbour and help it initiate and carry out these reforms, writes Ryhor Astapenia.  06.03.2014 | 10:12
General Prosecutor’s Office supported the proposal to criminalize animal cruelty
General Prosecutor’s Office supported the proposal to criminalize animal cruelty
Public prosecution bodies charged the Ministry of Internal Affairs officials with the right to revise Article 15.45 of the Administrative Offences Code and Article 339.1 of the Criminal Code.  20.02.2014 | 11:14
Higher education is still unavailable for most people with disabilities in Belarus
Higher education is still unavailable for most people with disabilities in Belarus
Only systematic change and development of higher education can solve the problem of its inaccessibility for persons with disabilities, the experts say.  08.02.2014 | 10:18
Opinion: Belarus
Opinion: Belarus' latest propaganda film is likely to become another failed project of the state
On 30 January - 2 February a mass protest was staged in the centre of Minsk as a part of a state-sponsored film project entitled Abel, writes Vadzim Smok.  06.02.2014 | 10:25
Round-table “From best practices of assuring independence of the disabled to national program”
Round-table “From best practices of assuring independence of the disabled to national program”
As part of the campaign “Inclusion of persons with disabilities into the local community” in Brest, experts shared their experience in the sphere.  03.02.2014 | 07:48
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Gintautas Mažeikis: The relation of political field and arena in the framework of information war

In his report, philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis discusses several concepts that have been a part of the European social and philosophical thought for quite a time.

“It is our big joint work”

It is impossible to change life in cities just in three years (the timeline of the “Agenda 50” campaign implementation). But changing the structure of relationships in local communities is possible.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

Mikhail Matskevich: How to create a local agenda and make it a problem solving tool

To achieve changes, you need to be interested in them and stop pinning all hopes on the state.