• Thousands of Belarussians take to the streets to protest 'parasite law'
    • ...000 Belarussians staged one of the country's largest protests in recent years on Friday to voice their opposition to a law that imposes a tax on those not in full-time employment...
      ...The legislation came into effect in 2015 and has gone down badly with the Belarussian public at a time when many are struggling to make ends meet after more than two years of economic recession...
      ...with which its economy is closely tied and where many Belarussians work in order to send money home...