As the rallies in Belarus grow each week, the government has begun to crack down. But protesters are not deterred and have started making homemade DVDs of police brutalities.
The United Nations has attempted to implement peacebuilding programs in post-conflict areas, but problems linger in places such as Rwanda and Bosnia.
Despite President Lukashenka’s threats to put an end to the demonstrations occurring in Belarus, young activists are expanding the pro democracy movement on social networking sites.
Protesters are using technology to fight against the Belarusian government crackdown.
Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Jason Motlagh were arrested by Belarussian police while reporting from the country.
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?
Young Belarussians are protesting President Lukashenka's economic policies by hosting clapping protests every week.
Thousands of young Belarusians are protesting in the streets and on social networking sites against President Lukashenko's policies.
Thousands of Belarusians have participated in "flash-mob" clapping rallies in Minsk to protest president Lukashenko's reckless economic policies.
Belarus sealed its borders with the West to control the resale of petrol. Now, citizens who once made a profit off of selling smuggled goods on the black market are struggling to make a living.
Citizens of Belarus are beginning to use social networking sites to plan protests against reckless government spending.
In the southwest corner of Russia, an Islamist insurgency has spread out of Chechnya into neighboring regions of the North Caucasus and is claiming hundreds of lives a year.