Belarus Is Back

A century after the formation of the Soviet Union, Belarus has again been absorbed into a Russian empire.

Belarus has surrendered its sovereignty in all but name. This was tragically evident in late February when Russian ruler Vladimir Putin sent his invasion forces into Ukraine, not just from across the border with Russia, but also from across the border with Belarus.

Putin had deployed tens of thousands of his troops to Belarus and now plans to leave a considerable number of them in Belarus indefinitely. This means that however Putin’s war on the former Soviet nation of Ukraine turns out, he has already quietly conquered another major former Soviet state.

Read more at “Belarus Is Back in the USSR”

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