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Posted inEastern Europe & RussiaRegions

Send in the Clown

6 May 2002 Lukashenka is giving a good performance, but he won’t be able to distract his citizens or the international community forever. The Belarusian president’s desperation is getting louder. Staring down plummeting poll numbers and a new round of state arrears, Alyaksandr Lukashenka is using his national stage to make enough noise to cover […]