Author

Iryna Khalip

exclusively for Novaya Gazeta Europe

16 articles
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Cruel and unusual Political prisoners in Belarus have been denied contact with their relatives and lawyers for over a year

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‘How could this happen in a civilised world?’ The Swiss authorities are potentially putting a Chechen man’s life at risk by insisting he is deported to Russia rather than allowing him to return home to his wife in Ukraine

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Between Russia and a hard place A Chechen resident of Ukraine is awaiting deportation to Russia in a Swiss prison. A tale of bureaucracy and misunderstanding

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Why was Belarus’ Lukashenka the one to broker a deal with Prigozhin? Lukashenka’s peacekeeping efforts come down to following Putin’s orders

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Lukashenka’s nuclear card Belarus has been without nuclear weapons for a quarter of a century. Now it’s getting them back

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Point of no return Sofia Sapega, Russian national pulled off a Ryanair flight in Belarus back in 2021, has been pardoned. This is what she went through in prison

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Ownerless Not only human beings are waiting for political prisoners to come back from jail. Their pets are waiting, too. Many of them will not survive the wait

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A man in outer space What was happening to jailed Belarusian politician Viktar Babaryka in prison before he was admitted to hospital

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‘Cover my face’ How Switzerland denied protection to Belarusian protester by claiming that the political situation in Belarus ‘does not prevent expulsion’

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Welfare for the war-ridden How Europe’s aid for Ukrainian refugees has changed a year into the war

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