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Belarus Needs Peaceful US Engagement

Protest rally against Alexander Lukashenko, 16 August 2020, Minsk, Belarus, image via Wikimedia CommonsBESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,775, October 13, 2020
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Peaceful revolution has finally come to the last dictatorship on Russia’s Eastern European periphery. President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus has become an illegitimate leader due to a rigged election. Facing weeks-long massive public demonstrations, he has appealed to Vladimir Putin for help—but what happens next might be up to Donald Trump.
A CIA assessment of Vladimir Putin’s views and policies concluded that he and his Kremlin apparatus clearly favor Donald Trump over Joe Biden in the 2020 …read more

Source:: Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies


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