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Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in the Belarusian capital.

MINSK BLOG: Artem Shraibman asks: What kind of dialogue can save Belarus?

August 25, 2020

Well-known Belarusian journalist Artem Shraibman rejected international mediation and called on multi-denominational council of religious leaders to mediate between the regime of Alexander Lukashenko and the Coordinating Council.

MINSK BLOG: Why no Euromaidan in Belarus?

March 31, 2017

President Alexander Lukashenko's repressive apparatus and the weak and divided opposition give people little hope of real change.

MINSK BLOG: Thaw with West is fast track to Kremlin's pocket

October 10, 2015

After his expected re-election as Belarusian president, Alexander Lukashenko still needs to win Russian funds for his struggling economy - and improved EU ties might just clinch it.