KYIV – Belarus is in revolt and a new Belarusian political nation has been born before our very eyes. The implications are far-reaching. Not only for the Belarusians themselves, but their diverse neighbors, Europe generally and even beyond.
So, what does this mean, at least for now, for Ukraine, Belarus’s southern neighbor? What was the state of bilateral relations before and after the critical presidential election of August 9, which tens of thousands of Belarusians throughout their country believe were rigged and deprived them of peaceful democratic change?