Recent events in Ukraine have been a cause of concern to both politicians and the public. During the Maidan revolution and with the start of Russian aggression, many analysts questioned whether something similar could happen in Belarus. The latest issue of BELL attempts to answer this question.
In the first article Dzianis Melyantsou, Senior Analyst at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, analyses how the Belarusian government responded to events in Ukraine. By providing his assessment of Maidan he reviews Lukashenka’s statements on the issues in Ukraine.
In the second article Andrei Yeliseyeu, Analyst at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, reviews the response of the Belarusian public to the Maidan revolution. Comparing various indicators he reveals that Ukrainians took to the streets for a variety of objective reasons.
The BELL No. 2(44) is access free and can be downloaded here.