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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Hakamada Criticizes Belarus-Russia Union

23 November 2001 MINSK, 22 November (Racyja)–Right-wing Russian politicians have warned the authorities that the integration between Belarus and Russia in the format proposed by [Belarusian President] Alyaksandr Lukashenka might have negative consequences. “I don’t think that turning Belarus into a Russian region is productive,” Irina Hakamada, Vice-Speaker of the Russian State Duma from the […]