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Belarus Protesters Find Inspiration

In Minsk, during the worst economic crisis since the fall of the USSR, youth take to the streets to protest Lukashenko, seeking a revolution through social media. Will the rest of Belarus join them?

South Sudan Secedes Amid Tensions

South Sudan is set to become an independent nation on Saturday, July 9, but tensions between north and south persist, and the challenges of building a new nation loom large.

In Karabakh, the first post-Soviet war

Karabakh garnered a strong sense of independence after the war between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Now, twenty years later, the de facto republic is working to gain international recognition.