1 hr 8 min

51 - Belarus: The Next Crimea‪?‬ The Red Line

    • Politics

Since 1994 Belarus has been ruled by Alexander Lukashenko, better known as Europe's last dictator. 2020 though brought a brand new wave of protests and Lukashenko's position in power has become somewhat shakey, and he is beginning to outlive his usefulness to the Kremlin. Will the Kremlin fight to keep him there, or place someone else on the throne? Is there a future for Belarus in the West? 


On the panel this week

- Scott Rauland (Fmr US Amb to Belarus)
- Heather Conley (CSIS)
- Steven Pifer (Fmr US Amb to Ukraine)

Follow the show on @TheRedLinePod
Follow Michael on @MikeHilliardAus

For more info please visit - www.theredlinepodcast.com

Since 1994 Belarus has been ruled by Alexander Lukashenko, better known as Europe's last dictator. 2020 though brought a brand new wave of protests and Lukashenko's position in power has become somewhat shakey, and he is beginning to outlive his usefulness to the Kremlin. Will the Kremlin fight to keep him there, or place someone else on the throne? Is there a future for Belarus in the West? 


On the panel this week

- Scott Rauland (Fmr US Amb to Belarus)
- Heather Conley (CSIS)
- Steven Pifer (Fmr US Amb to Ukraine)

Follow the show on @TheRedLinePod
Follow Michael on @MikeHilliardAus

For more info please visit - www.theredlinepodcast.com

1 hr 8 min