Researches about Ukraine

Will Belarus Be Putin’s Next Target?

The Jamestown Foundation

Both certain Belarusians and some Russian analysts are convinced that Vladimir Putin’s next target will be Belarus. They have their reasons, and these reasons are compelling: Taking Belarus would give Putin a victory he has not been able to achieve in Ukraine; a move of this sort would not generate a Western response of the kind that aggression against the Baltic countries would; and it would put the Kremlin in a position to exert additional pressure on Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic States.
The above scenario raises three questions: How likely is it that Putin would make such a decision? How …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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