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Monday, 1. August 2011     0 comment(s)
Anaïs Marin
Researcher - The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia research programme

Belarus: the silenced revolution

The street protests that agitated Belarus in June-July failed to evolve into a massive popular uprising. Even if the “clapping revolution” fell apart, Lukashenka’s authoritarian regime won but one round in its fight for survival.

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Thursday, 1. February 2011     1 comment(s)
Anaïs Marin
Researcher - The EU's Eastern Neighbourhood and Russia research programme
A ballot box in Brest, Belarus, 19 December 2010. Picture: Anaïs Marin A ballot box in Brest, Belarus, 19 December 2010. Picture: Anaïs Marin

So powerless faced with post-election deadlocks

The past months saw the international community helpless to solve the power confiscation crisis in Ivory Coast and unable to obstruct the fraudulent re-election of a dictator in Belarus. Should we infer from these drawbacks that interference is passé?

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