Total 32 Posts
Belarus’s economy is closely linked to Russia. Could Putin’s support for Lukashenko during ongoing protests be in turn for more integration?
Right now, it’s simply sour grapes and some play-acting.
A COVID-19 vaccine needs the public’s trust – and it’s risky to cut corners on clinical trials, as Russia is.4 min read
As Russia fast tracks a coronavirus vaccine, scientists worry about skipped safety checks – and the potential fallout for trust in vaccines if something ends up going wrong.
Russia’s reaction to previous unrest in its neighbours provides clues on how Vladimir Putin may respond to protests in Belarus.
Biden’s long foreign-policy record signals how he’ll reverse Trump, rebuild old alliances and lead the pandemic response.6 min read
How would Joe Biden engage a world upended by Trump? A diplomacy expert explains what Biden’s history says about his foreign policy priorities.
Belarus election: Contested result sparks massive unrest as Europe’s ‘last dictator’ claims victory.5 min read
State controlled exit poll gives authoritarian president Alexander Lukashenko 80% of the vote. Thousands of people outraged with the results of another rigged election have taken to the streets.
Moscow has invested heavily in remembering the Soviet system of terror, while trying to crush those like historian Yuri Dmitriev who contradict the pro-Stalin narrative.