The Belarusian collections of the Hoover Institution are strong on two periods: for the post-WWII period the Byelorussian Central Council Memorandum and Belorussian Liberation Front publications cover the activities of émigré political organizations.  The Nat͡syi͡anal'na-demakratychnai͡a partyi͡a belarusi records, Belorusskiĭ kongress demokraticheskikh profsoi͡uzov records,  Ab'i͡adnanai͡a hramadzi͡anskai͡a partyi͡a belarusi issuances, Belarusian Subject collection and other papers cover the emergence of Belarus as an independent country and the development of politics and civil society.

Hoover Institution Archives Poster Collection, RU/SU 2590

London-based émigré group, 1955–69


Byelorussian Central Council Memorandum

Belarusian nationalist émigré organization, New York

Belorussian Liberation Front Publications

Anticommunist and nationalist émigré group, London

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Andrei Sannikov, a candidate who protested the results of the 2010 Belarusian pr

Hoover Acquires Presidential Election Material from Belarus

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

The victory of Alexander Lukashenka in the Belarusian presidential election of December 2010 was never in doubt, although the opposition fielded a number of candidates. The 2010 election campaign material has been added to the Belarusian subject collection in the Hoover Institution Archives.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) Belarus Service Audiotapes Digitized

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The entire collection of audiotapes at Hoover created by RFE/RL’s Belarus Service has been digitized for preservation and access. Use copies of the recordings are available for listening at the Hoover Archives.



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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Broadcast Records

RFE/RL Corporate Records, Box 100, Folder 39, Hoover Institution Archives