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Ales Bialiatski’s Case: a Lesson to be Learned?
Ales Bialiatski’s Case: a Lesson to be Learned?

Author(s): Tatsiana Chulitskaya
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences
Published by: Foreign Policy Research Center

Summary/Abstract: There is a Russian proverb saying that the right hand does not always know what the left hand does. Ales Bialiatski’s story illustrates this saying: he was arrested after Lithuania and Poland had shared information about his bank accounts with the Belarusian authorities. Lithuania and Poland are regarded as strong promoters of democratic changes in Belarus, yet they took their share it this situation.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 26
  • Page Range: 154-159
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English