In this episode Adam and Alexandra review some of the latest news in Hungary, Bulgaria and Latvia.

They are later joined by the guest Pavel Slunkin – a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, based in ECFR’s Warsaw office. Pavel works on Belarus-related issues: its domestic and foreign policy, relations with Russia, the European Union, and the United States.

In the interview Pavel discusses the latest developments related to Belarus, Belarusians abroad and the role of the pro-democratic forces outside of the country. In the bonus questions, Pavel discusses the horrible conditions of political prisoners and next year’s parliamentary “elections” and what Lukashenka might be planning next.

The bonus questions can be found here:

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