EASTERN EUROPE/BELARUS – The ‘Difficult Age’ of Eastern Europe and the Case of Belarus (Andrey Sushentsov, Valdai Discussion Club)

Poland and Lithuania are young and strategically inexperienced countries that do not fully understand the consequences of their actions. Their goal is to undermine Belarus internally, to deprive it of its subjectivity in international affairs, and to make use of its resources and the outflow of people that may occur as a result of the crisis, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Andrey Sushentsov.