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The mysterious neighbour from the East: a short escape to Belarus


Belarus is often called „the last dictatorship in Europe“. The image of this country is surrounded by dozens of prejudices and the media always shows it in the negative light. Violations of the rights to freedom of speech, poverty and a president who is in the office since 1994 doesn’t sound very tempting to me as well. But still, it’s the neighbour of Lithuania with whom we have the longest border. So me and Viktorija headed to Belarus to create our own opinion.  Continue reading