The Belarus Crackdown on Dissent Continues

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In this episode of the Stratfor Essential Geopolitics podcast from RANE, Emily Donahue speaks with Sam Lichtenstein, Stratfor director of global security analysts at RANE. A year of protests against Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko’s governance has almost ended in Belarus. Why? Because the government has forcefully shut down almost all dissent. Sam Lichtenstein discusses what happens next. 

Suggested Reading from Stratfor Worldview:

In Belarus, President Lukashenko Seeks Russian Help to Bolster His Position

Russia: A Case Study on the Proliferation of Repression Tactics

Essential Geopolitics: In Belarus, It’s the President vs. Protestors

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