EU to Russia: Stay Out of Belarus!
The European Union and its member states should put maximum pressure on Russia to follow their example and not meddle with the internal affairs of Belarus. Let the Belarusians deal with their own situation. – A blog post by Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel und Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse reagrding the current situation in Belarus.
News from Sep 30, 2020
While the Belarussians keep protesting against the regime of Lukaschenko, Putin urges the EU not to interfer into Belarussian domestic affairs. In the meantime, Russia is backing Lukaschenkos dictatorship. Without the support of its big neihgbor, he would hardy be aible to stay in power, despite the massive use of violence by his security forces.
In their blog post, Prof. Dr. Tanja A. Börzel and Prof. Dr. Thomas Risse analyzethe current situation and recommend spesific action for the EU member states. If you're interested in the whole article, please see the link.