Dr Jennifer Mathers
Total 4 Posts
The Belarus regime’s insistence on stamping out every manifestation of dissent, no matter how minor, is only matched by the determination and resilience of ordinary people who continue to mock and defy it.
Opposition protests continue and there are signs they are beginning to have an effect both inside and outside Belarus.
Russia’s reaction to previous unrest in its neighbours provides clues on how Vladimir Putin may respond to protests in Belarus.
Vladimir Putin has proposed changes to the Russian constitution, which could mark the start of a shift in his persona as a national hero.