Project info

The autocratic ruler of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, had just regained power as a result of a controversial election. The opposition party were either in prison or had fled the country and the currency had devalued by a third. The outcome of the turbulent election had a ripple effect through the entire country, with many losing almost everything.

This series of images is an excerpt from a larger project undertaken in Belarus following the presidential elections of 2011.