Since discrepancies emanating from the presidential election in 2020, subsequent protests, and the hijacking of a Ryanair flight in May 2021, Belarus has become an international concern. These acts have been compounded by the country’s complicity in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
What can the West do to prevent abuses of power and achieve meaningful change?
How much more difficult has this become, given Minsk’s role in the Russian war in Ukraine?
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, leader of the Belarusian democratic movement and Sakharov Prize winner in 2020, offers remarks and then engages in questions and discussion with on-stage respondents and the Chatham House audience.