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In Europe’s last dictatorship, all opposition is mercilessly crushed | The Independent

The KGB headquarters in the centre of Minsk is known to locals as “Amerikanka”. No one is really sure how the sprawling complex got its name, but everyone in Belarus knows it is not a place you want to end up.

With its Corinthian columns and bright yellow walls, the building looks harmless from the outside. But it is in fact a cage for Europe’s last prisoners of conscience and the epicentre of a brutal crackdown carried out by the continent’s last dictator.

Read more here: In Europe’s last dictatorship, all opposition is mercilessly crushed – Europe, World – The Independent.

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