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The Political Future of Belarus

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The Political Future of Belarus

The Political Future of Belarus

The Political Future of Belarus

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After an election observers described as a fraud, protestors in Belarus took to the streets, but President Alexander Lukashenko is determined to stand his ground and resist a re-run of Ukraine's orange revolution. Neal Conan leads a discussion on the political standoff and the future of Belarus.

Guests:

Steven Lee Myers, Moscow bureau chief, New York Times.

Ales Mikhalevich, deputy chairman, Belarusian Popular Front.

Iryna VidanavaStudents' Thought, an independent student publication in Belarus, and an Edmund S. Muskie Fellow at Johns Hopkins University.

Michael McFaul, senior fellow at the Hoover Institution; author of The Revolution in Orange: The Origins of Ukraine's Democratic Breakthrough.

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