Belarus: Sanctions Against Lukashenko

Andrei Khrapavitski does not consider the EU's sanctions against Lukashenko's regime sufficient: “Had Belarus possessed any valuable natural resources, maybe our leader would’ve been excused and welcomed in Brussels. I don’t know. But with all due respect, the current sanctions do not offer any leverage to democratization of Belarus. They look as a symbolic gesture, and not a real response.” TOL's Belarus Blog is as unsatisfied: “So, Brussels bureaucrats, if this is your way to say, ‘we don’t give a damn’, then we got it.”

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