Vadzim Smok is a Minsk-based journalist.
Belarus has an identity crisis
After two decades of russification, the Belarusian government is rethinking its identity politics.
The art of smuggling in Belarus
In Belarus, smuggling is a fine art, and, unlike stealing, morally acceptable. на русском языке
Drowning their sorrows in Belarus
Belarus is now officially the world’s heaviest drinking nation; and the socio-economic consequences are enormous.
Belarus and the EEU: caught between a rock and a hard place
On 29 May, Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan are set to sign an agreement on the formation of the EEU (Eurasian...