How to write about Belarus? Tips for Western journalists

10 friendly tips for Western journalists on how to create content about Belarus.

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How to write about Belarus? Tips for Western journalists
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How to write about Belarus? Tips for Western journalists

10 friendly tips for Western journalists on how to create content about Belarus.

Protests over “social parasite tax” – chronicle of events (updated)

Protests over “social parasite tax” – chronicle of events (updated)

Protests in numbers: where and how Belarusian protests against "social parasite tax" happened.

Bum's looks: fashion guide

Bum's looks: fashion guide

Nine homeless people tell us about their everyday clothing, which they have found, stolen, won in a fight or somehow bought.

Georgian drug wars
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Georgian drug wars

We’ve thoroughly talked to the activist of social movement “White noise” which presses for the complete decriminalization of drugs in the country. 

In a wolf's skin

In a wolf's skin

A philosophical audio story about a wolf, people who care for it and people who kill it.

34 EVENTS

Creative conclusions

The most important conclusions of the conference Create IT and the crazy visual glitch report from there.

Creative conclusions

Creative conclusions

The most important conclusions of the conference Create IT and the crazy visual glitch report from there.

34 highmarks of Belarus

34 highmarks of Belarus

Any “must see” places in Belarus? We found 34 answers to this rhetoric question.

Romanian spring

Romanian spring

What enrages people across the world – Romanian filmmaker and activist Andrei Daskalesku speaks about the protests that have drawn 600 thousand people to the streets in February, 2017.

I've got cancer

I've got cancer

An audiodocumentary about a young girl who survived cancer and kept the joy of life.

Man-made

Man-made

Cosmic landscapes, salt deserts, serpentine roads and exclusion zone near Minsk – together with our friends from Meridian’28 project we made a guide to man-made landscapes of Belarus.

Poison for students

Reaching the sacral. An audio story about the most underground magazine of the beginning of the noughties – "Studentskaya dumka".

Poison for students

Poison for students

Reaching the sacral. An audio story about the most underground magazine of the beginning of the noughties – "Studentskaya dumka".

Belarusian museums

Belarusian museums

We’ve made a guide to unusual Belarusian museums that will not bore you to death.

The DNA of volunteering

The DNA of volunteering

Listening to the audio story of Irish volunteers who have been assisting Cherven orphanage for almost 20 years.

Helen Sildna: How do the creative industries change Estonia?

Helen Sildna: How do the creative industries change Estonia?

The long interview with the music promoter, founder of Estonian showcase festival Tallinn Music Week Helen Sildna.

Kosher Reggae

Kosher Reggae

We talked to Pinchas Tsynman who plays Hasidic reggae in the cultural vacuum of a Belarusian provincial town.

Abandoned Belarus. Part Three

Abandoned Belarus. Part Three

The final guide by Meridian'28 offers you to scour Brest and Grodno regions for hidden values.

Abandoned Belarus. Part Two

Abandoned Belarus. Part Two

Ghosts and the silence of the Chernobyl exclusion zone – only in the guide to Mahiliou and Homel regions by Meridian'28 project.

Abandoned Belarus Part One

Abandoned Belarus Part One

A family tomb with skulls, a Gothic palace in the courtyard of the Agricultural college and other reasons to see abandoned places of Belarus – all these in new guide by Meridian'28 project.

Away from Minsk to the West

Away from Minsk to the West

Another day-trip guide by 34mag – this time we’re heading for Zaslaue and Rakau

Away from Minsk to the South

Away from Minsk to the South

The only skansen of Belarus, the past of Koidanava and the Lenski mansion – read our next day-trip guide.

Away from Minsk to the North

Away from Minsk to the North

What to see not far from the capital to broaden horizons and spend only one day? This time – Baravaya, Raubichy and Lahoisk.

Away from Minsk to the East

Away from Minsk to the East

We continue to broaden horizons – this time learn about the history of Barysau and Smilavichy

Vika Biran and Mila Navakouskaya

Vika Biran and Mila Navakouskaya

The contributors of the project MAKEOUT Vika Baran, Mila Navakouskaya tell how to fight discrimination in Belarus

Ales Krot

Ales Krot

Director of the youth union group Studentskaya Rada based in Minsk tells why and how students should fight for their rights.

Volha Kaskevich

Volha Kaskevich

Eco activist Volha Kaskevich tells how to fight the state for one’s rights and and how to make citizens ecologically aware.

Aksana Haiko

Aksana Haiko

Activist Aksana Haiko tells what for and why the art space Prastora KH appeared.

Lena Kulyashova

Lena Kulyashova

Second-hand owner and founder of Zoo help project in Lida is explaining why it’s worth to come back after 7 years living in Vilnius.