Why have the 2020 protests not overthrown the Belarusian regime? Will there be changes in Belarus in the near future?
Guest: Kaciaryna Šmacina: Research Fellow at the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies
Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko defied calls from thousands of protesters to resign.
From the residential area of Minsk where I’m writing, I can hear the incessant honking of car horns.
Belarus and Kazakhstan have the longest serving rulers among the post-Soviet countries.