An introduction to the White-Red-White flag of Belarus, and the Belarusian politics of memory

Article by: James Oliver This was the adopted flag of the Belarusian Democratic Republic (BNR) which declared its independence on March 25, 1918. The color scheme goes much deeper and alongside the Pahonya (the chasing knight on a horse) which you can often find adorned with it, it’s a symbol of Belarus’ heritage as an … Continue reading An introduction to the White-Red-White flag of Belarus, and the Belarusian politics of memory