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The Fall of Europe’s Last Dictator

Lecture by Yuliya Brel, Policy Scientist, Center for Applied Demography and Survey Research at The University of Delaware

Event Details

Thursday, September 24, 2020
4-5:15 p.m.
This presentation analyzes how and why the first democratically elected Belarusian president became a dictator. It also offers a tentative explanation of changes that took place in Belarusian society and led to the current confrontation between Lukashenko and the people of Belarus and concludes with possible implications of the confrontation for the future of Belarus.