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A Visit to the Belarus Opposition: The Courageous Women of Minsk


DER SPIEGEL 24/2021








Illustration: Maren Amini für DER SPIEGEL



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Imprisoned regime critic Roman Protasevich during a recent television interview: The opposition believes he is being tortured.



Imprisoned regime critic Roman Protasevich during a recent television interview: The opposition believes he is being tortured.


Foto: ONT channel / AP

“Finally, the EU has stopped constantly expressing its ‘deep concern.’”

Mari, opposition activist

“It’s not just Roman and hundreds of political prisoners who have become this regime’s hostages.”





Opposition activist Mari: "We have to be prepared for anything.”



Opposition activist Mari: “We have to be prepared for anything.”


Foto: DER SPIEGEL





Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (middle) in August 2020: He claims to have won the election last August with over 80 percent of the vote.



Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko (middle) in August 2020: He claims to have won the election last August with over 80 percent of the vote.


Foto: President of the Republic of Belarus

“It’s a sign that we and our protest are still alive, that we haven’t given up.”

Activists describing their “partisan actions.”





Activist Vika wearing the protest colors of white and red.



Activist Vika wearing the protest colors of white and red.


Foto: DER SPIEGEL





Alexander Kalesnikav: His daughter, the well-known opposition activist Maria Kalesnikava, has been locked up for the last nine months.



Alexander Kalesnikav: His daughter, the well-known opposition activist Maria Kalesnikava, has been locked up for the last nine months.


Foto: DER SPIEGEL

With additional reporting by: Alexander Chernyshev



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