Tag Archives: Belarus

Belarus and Ukraine: Historic Parallels, Russia’s Imperial Designs

Belarus is on a path of national rebirth that is increasingly incompatible with Putin’s pan-Slavic expansionism.

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Putin’s Russia Is Like Brezhnev’s USSR: Will the End Be the Same?

After 20 years in power, Putin’s balance sheet is weak. Considering Russia strong is a serious misreading of its real situation at home and abroad.

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How to Handle the Evolution of Belarus

The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.

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Donald Lukashenko: Amazing Parallels Between Belarus and the US

Under Trump, the United States — despite 250 years of self-government — may get dangerously close to how Europe’s last dictator has operated in Belarus.

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Why North Korea Wants a Deal with the US

Can Vietnam serve as an inspiring example? Or is it Belarus?

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Belarus: Women of World War II

Many women served on the Soviet front lines in Belarus as fighters, support staff and resistance.

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EU Efforts to Export Democracy East Stalled

What’s next for stalled EU efforts to integrate and democratize ex-Soviet states?

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Blogs As the New Frontier in Human Rights

Does the future of political activism and human rights lie in the blogosphere?

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Belarus: Joining the Axis of Evil Instead of the EU

Will EU-imposed sanctions on Belarus force the country to align with rogue states?

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Belarus’ “Denim Revolution” Will Not Be Televised

Can the internet help end President Lukashenko’s 12-year authoritarian rule?

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