Poland revives cold-war tactic: democracy via radio: Beamed nightly into next-door Belarus, Radio Racja supplements state-run media (Andrew Curry, 5/11/06, The Christian Science Monitor)

[H]ere in a ramshackle building not far from the Belarussian border, a Polish-funded team of reporters is offering an alternative to the state media monopoly in neighboring Belarus – a country they refer to as Europe’s last dictatorship.

Mindful of the Western support that sustained their own opposition movement in the 1970s and ’80s, Poles are resurrecting a tool that went out of style at the end of the cold war: radio.

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