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Piotr Pamiarantsau:"Сonspiracy all around"- the main rhetorical device of Russian propaganda (photo)
Piotr Pamiarantsau:"Сonspiracy all around"- the main rhetorical device of Russian propaganda (photo)
British journalist came to Minsk to talk about how states use media for propaganda and to run a workshop on information verification.  01.11.2016 | 07:24
How did Belarus’ political course change under the influence of Russian aggression and propaganda?
How did Belarus’ political course change under the influence of Russian aggression and propaganda?
Several hundred experts and scholars gathered in Kaunas at the 6th International Congress of Belarusian Studies.  10.10.2016 | 07:16
Belarus launches a tourism accessibility campaign 
Belarus launches a tourism accessibility campaign 
According to the Office for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, today no less than one fourth of Belarusians needs accessible touristic services.  30.09.2016 | 08:22
Uladzimir Matskevich: Nation is a daily plebiscite, which Belarus simply doesn’t have
Uladzimir Matskevich: Nation is a daily plebiscite, which Belarus simply doesn’t have
Belarusian regime, irremovability of authorities in Belarus is generated by the reluctance of Belarusians to engage in communications.  30.08.2016 | 07:39
Uladzimir Matskevich: Destruction of IISEPS is the last stage of destruction of Belarusian sociology
Uladzimir Matskevich: Destruction of IISEPS is the last stage of destruction of Belarusian sociology
Belarus is rapidly turning into a third world country: the destruction of its intellectual resources makes us a society that is incapable of self-organization - such in Cuba or in North Korea.  15.08.2016 | 09:39
Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan: Nomenclature games can lead to sharp change of political situation in Armenia
Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan: Nomenclature games can lead to sharp change of political situation in Armenia
The confrontation of several forces in Yerevan is a no-win, and tends to worsen, the head of the Eurasia Partnership Foundation, the publicist Gevorg Ter-Gabrielyan says.  31.07.2016 | 08:42
Sviatlana Kalinkina: "Russian trace" in Sheremet murder should be considered very seriously
Sviatlana Kalinkina: "Russian trace" in Sheremet murder should be considered very seriously
For the adherents of the Russian world, Pavel Sheremet was an annoying figure and could serve as a demonstrative victim.  22.07.2016 | 08:08
Point of view: first Belarusian children’s hospice is rather tolerated than welcomed
Point of view: first Belarusian children’s hospice is rather tolerated than welcomed
“While $4 million may seem as a lot, we only need 400,000 caring Belarusian people who would each give us 10$ for a brick”, says the fundraising campaign of the hospice.  24.06.2016 | 11:26
Retired Belarusians could be left without pensions in six years
Retired Belarusians could be left without pensions in six years
The International Monetary Fund has warned about the possible pension fund deficit in the future.  22.06.2016 | 11:44
Work on preparing local agendas to implement the Convention has started
Work on preparing local agendas to implement the Convention has started
First meeting with representatives of government departments, organizations representing the interests of people with disabilities, and active residents were held in Stolin and Bobruisk.  13.06.2016 | 10:41
"On the one hand, people want to save parks; on the other – a well-developed shopping structure"
"On the one hand, people want to save parks; on the other – a well-developed shopping structure"
How can we change cities with the "theory of small deeds"?  06.06.2016 | 08:21
Representative of Education Ministry: 10 years ago we used to reprimand families;now we support them
Representative of Education Ministry: 10 years ago we used to reprimand families;now we support them
As Belarus struggles to provide long-term comprehensive support for children in custody, it seems a lot more could be done with the infusion of international funds and expertise in this field.  03.06.2016 | 11:45
Uladzimir Valetka: The state protects workplaces, not the unemployed
Uladzimir Valetka: The state protects workplaces, not the unemployed
The unemployment benefit should make 25-50% of the average salary.  02.06.2016 | 09:32
Point of view: With such a national programme Belarus is hardly a destination point for migrants
Point of view: With such a national programme Belarus is hardly a destination point for migrants
Meanwhile Belarus remains a highly homogenous urban society with almost 84 per cent of the population identifying as Belarusian, followed by 8.3 per cent identifying as Russian.  28.05.2016 | 11:16
30% of Belarusians don’t know how much they spend
30% of Belarusians don’t know how much they spend
15% have a negative experience with loans.  21.05.2016 | 09:37
Assembly of NGOs and Lawtrend publish the monitoring “Freedom of association for I Quarter 2016”
Assembly of NGOs and Lawtrend publish the monitoring “Freedom of association for I Quarter 2016”
Assembly of NGOs and Legal Transformation Center prepared the Monitoring “Freedom of association and legal conditions for non-profit organizations in Belarus”.  14.05.2016 | 12:48
Belarus national programme appears out of touch with reality in terms of the migration component
Belarus national programme appears out of touch with reality in terms of the migration component
If the Belarusian state does nothing, 70,000 new migrants are to arrive in Belarus in the next 5 years. The ultimate goals should include attracting skillful labour force and retaining native talents.  09.05.2016 | 11:30
Belarus cracks down on pro-Ukraine Donbas fighters
Belarus cracks down on pro-Ukraine Donbas fighters
On 18 April the Belarusian authorities launched the trial of Taras Avatarau, a fighter from the Right Sector battalion who participated in the Ukraine conflict.  24.04.2016 | 08:54
After 30 years Belarus hasn’t yet made sense of Chernobyl
After 30 years Belarus hasn’t yet made sense of Chernobyl
Minsk hosted an international scientific conference dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster.  18.04.2016 | 11:29
In late April Belarus will host the Accessibility Week for the fourth time
In late April Belarus will host the Accessibility Week for the fourth time
From April 28 to May 6 the Office for Rights of Persons with Disabilities organizes a series of events dedicated to the subject of breaking down barriers and obstacles that impede fully-fledged life.  14.04.2016 | 09:09
Three years more to retire. Lukashenka signed the Decree on increasing the retirement age
Three years more to retire. Lukashenka signed the Decree on increasing the retirement age
Belarus President Aliaksandr Lukashenka signed decree No. 137 “Concerning the improvement of the pension system” on 11 April.  12.04.2016 | 10:56
Uladzimir Matskevich: We shouldn’t pretend that only the elite is aware of the tyranny of the police
Uladzimir Matskevich: We shouldn’t pretend that only the elite is aware of the tyranny of the police
What reaction the philosopher has expected to his open letter to the Minister of Internal Affairs and what reaction he has received?  12.04.2016 | 09:15
Belarus needs pension reform; yet raising retirement age won’t reduce strains on social security
Belarus needs pension reform; yet raising retirement age won’t reduce strains on social security
On 25 March 2016, president Lukashenka confirmed his support for the gradual 3-year increase of the retirement age, currently at 55 years for women and 60 years for men.  11.04.2016 | 11:10
ODB Brussels publishes a survey “Belarus between EU and EEU: Perceptions, Preferences, Values”
ODB Brussels publishes a survey “Belarus between EU and EEU: Perceptions, Preferences, Values”
The survey studies perceptions, preferences, and values Belarusians attribute to the EU and the EEU in so that to contribute to the debate on the relations Belarus and these two regional blocks have.  11.04.2016 | 09:44
Council of Ministers prepares to amend the Decree on freeloaders
Council of Ministers prepares to amend the Decree on freeloaders
The Belarusian Council of Ministers introduced amendments to the Decree on freeloaders which is kept secret.  06.04.2016 | 10:40
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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.