Eastern Europe

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?

No Applause, Please

Young Belarussians are protesting President Lukashenka's economic policies by hosting clapping protests every week.

Dark Days for the Black Market

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.

Chernobyl Survivor Shares Story, Advice for Japan

Former Chernobyl liquidator Natalia Manzurova experienced the devastating effects of nuclear power firsthand at the site of the worst nuclear accident in history.