Babi Yar is a fascinating place. Despite the dozens of thousands of victims that lay under the trees, the park is quite pleasant in autumn. Despite the crushing memory of the 1941 tragedy, the place is marred in controversy. Latest in a long series, the appointment of Russian Ilya Khrzhanovsky as artistic director. Madman or genius, does he want to reproduce his DAU project at Babi Yar?
Les Biélorusses n'ont pas fini d'étonner le monde dans leurs protestations. Mais, compte tenu du maintien actuel du régime et de l’adoubement renouvelé de Vladimir Poutine, à Sotchi, le 14 septembre, l’absence d’une opposition structurée risque d’affaiblir la consolidation d’une vision pour le futur et la définition d’un plan d’action en cas de conquête du pouvoir.
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Fabrice Deprez is a weekly columnist on Russian politics for BMB Russia. Following are the columns published in BMB Russia’s weekly newsletter from May to early July 2020. Subscribe to BMB Russia & Ukraine here. July 7 One week of voting on the 206 amendments to the Russian constitution concluded as the Electoral Commission announced 77.92% of ...
226 députés ukrainiens ont condamné les brutalités policières en Biélorussie et dénoncé des élections qui ne "reflètent pas pas la volonté réelle du peuple". Mais au-delà des mots, tardifs, Kiev a des marges de manoeuvre limitées.
L'ONG environnementale Earthsight accuse le champion mondial de l'ameublement utilisait du bois de coupes sauvages en Ukraine et en Roumanie. Une enquête est ouverte en Suisse, sur plainte du Fonds Bruno Manser.
It was time to have "at the head of the Belarusian Church a man who was born in Belarus, knows Belarusian and was raised in a Belarusian milieu" - how Russian patriarch Kyrill understands the national question in the mid of Belarussian protests
Post-election protests in Belarus have started a democratic revolution, albeit not yet openly embraced by its participants. Its first success is the mobilization and solidarity between distinct social categories, which have never before exercised their fundamental rights publicly and collectively.