Musings of two Belarusian historians, Yury Shevtsov and Alexander Bely, symbolize the current condition of Belarusians’ cultural divide. Both consider the 1596 emergence of the Uniate Church, preserving the Eastern rite and discipline but submitting to papal authority, an important hallmark in Belarusian history. Yet, they draw contrasting conclusions from it. While for Mr. Shevtsov,…...
Belarusians at home and abroad are growing apart
By Grigory Ioffe/Eurasia Daily Monitor6 Mins Read