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    Authorities in Belarus have suspended independent news provider for three months. is the country’s main endepeendent news organization – its coverage of the government’s recent crackdown in the wake of disputed elections have gone viral. The government is also making it increasingly difficult for foreign journalists to operate. DW’s Nick Connolly takes us through Belarus’s effors to stop the cameras from filming – and what that might mean for the protest movement.

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    Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus and formerly known as Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk.

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