(Belarus) Even the Near Future Is Uncertain in Belarus (Grigory Ioffe, The Jamestown Foundation)

The Belorysy i Rynok newspaper asked three prominent Belarusian analysts to predict the country’s near future. But two out of three only shared observations, not forecasts. Thus, Piotr Rudkovsky, head of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, observed that for any political regime, creating an enemy out of half of the population is irrational.