Cover Osteuropa English Articles/2015

In Web Special

Revenge as policy
The radicalisation of the Lukašenka regime

Volker Weichsel


With the abduction of a passenger flight, the Belarusian regime gave up the last remains of its connections to democratic partners. Sanctions may break Lukašenka's reign economically, but they also take a huge toll on civilians. International attention is fickle, but certain types of support may help in the long run.

(Web Special, pp. 1–6)