Belarus

The 2020 Belarusian Uprising Revisited

An interview from the Final Straw Radio Show with Vasili and Maria, two Belarusian anarchists living abroad, discussing the aftermath of the 2020 Uprising in their country of birth, lessons learned, the current political prisoners and the Lukashenko regime’s attempts to attack dissidents abroad. Also available as a printable PDF.

Belarus: “When We Rise” - A Critical Analysis of the 2020 Revolt against the Dictatorship

A critical analysis of the 2020 Belarusian uprising. This article was originally published on pramen.io, and then first appeared in English at Crimethinc.

Two months of the uprising against dictatorship in Belarus

A Belarusian activist gives a talk and timeline of the current situation in Belarus and the protest movement in the country. Recorded for the London Anarchist Book fair on the 17th of October 2020

Belarus: Between Imperialist Feuds and Class Movements

The following is a translation of a piece by our Italian comrades, a follow-up to the two articles we have recently published about the situation in Belarus. Since it was written, a number of developments have occurred.

On the situation in Belarus. Eyewitness impressions

A resident of Brest talks about the situation in this Belarusian city, about the protests and the socio-economic situation in the country

Workers protests in Belarus: Appeal to fight for workers interests and not for political power

Workers activists in Belarus organized an initiative to struggle for real interests of working people

Strikes in Belarus Escalate as Lukashenko's Power Wavers

Recently we have written about the background and escalation of the current opposition movement in Belarus, but in the days that followed the situation has already changed by quite a bit – with various developments in the struggle against Lukashenko’s regime. Particularly interesting are the news on the industrial action front.

Belarus: Anarchists in the Uprising against the Dictatorship

An interview with the Pramen collective and another anonymous anarchist from Belarus, exploring the current uprising. This interview was first published by Crimethinc.

Belarus: ‘without organisation, without struggle, the oppressive unfreedom will never disappear’

a factory meeting

The revolt against the authoritarian regime in Belarus has spread from the city streets, where thousands of protesters have been battling with police, to the workplaces. Here are statements by two groups of independent trade union activists

Call for solidarity actions with the uprising against the Lukashenko regime – 14 August

For the first time in the history of Belarus, people across the country rebelled against the dictatorship. Many thousands of demonstrations are held not only in the capital, but also in small towns. People take to the streets and not only peacefully protest against the authorities, but also fight against the state apparatus – they help friends and comrades and clash with punishers.