Telegram Revolution: Technical and Conceptual Innovations of the 2020 Belarusian Protest
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The data set contains a content analysis of 1896 images (format *.jpg) posted on the Belarusian ‘NEXTA’ Telegram channel between 9 August 2020 and 31 October 2020, i.e. during the high phase of country-wide protest against Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukaschenko and the presidential elections of 9 August 2020. Within the research we also conducted an interview with one of the editors of NEXTA Telegram channels, however, due to the sensitivity of the topic of the article, it will not be uploaded.
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