Nicolas Butylin retro

Nicolas Butylin, 26, is finishing his Master in Eastern European Studies in Berlin and would like to maintain the focus on Belarus in the second year after the 2020 elections. While he is drawn more to Karelia than to Australia, and more to Vilnius than to Barcelona, Belarus will probably remain in the centre of his professional career.
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Belarus: Political Olympics

Nicolas Butylin follows up on his recent article analysing democratic backsliding in Belarus to ...

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Belarus’ fight for democracy is crucial for Europe’s future

For nearly a year now, people in Belarus have been taking to the streets ...