Central/Eastern Europe

Help imprisoned Belarusian journalists!

Over the past month, the Belarusian regime has been brutally persecuting the free and independent press. The editorial office for tut.by has been shut down, the founder of the channel Nexta, Roman Protasevich, has been […]

Aleksei Navalny
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. The decisions on Belarus are important and support for Navalny is a risky exam for Lithuania

Good news for Lithuanian foreign policy – President G. Nausėda seeks for a Belarus strategy to be created. We have not had one before, it’s not clear we will ever get one, but the intentions […]

Central/Eastern Europe

Kubilius. Astravyets – why do the Latvians need to import electrical power from Russia?

It has been announced that on November 7, Lukashenko will officially open Astravyets Nuclear power Plant. Of course, such news is cause for grave concern because Belarus’ own energy experts report that the Belarussian electrical […]

Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Poorly thought out steps could accelerate Belarus’ descent into Russia’s grasp

Secretly, Alexander Lukashenko’s inauguration became the reference point for the next events in Belarus. The opposition was unable to find out the date for the “ceremony” ahead of time. Protesters planned to meet the “ascent […]

Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

What Happens to Belarus after Lukashenka Falls?

The current Belarusian transformation could be leading to results similar to those of the 2018 Velvet Revolution in Armenia rather than of the 2013-2014 Revolution of Dignity in Ukraine. Yet, the pathological relationship of Moscow’s […]