By David Marples

In any overview and figuring out of Belarus, the major inquiries to handle contain; why has Belarus it appears rejected independence lower than its first president Alyaksandr Lukashenka, and sought a union with Russia? Why has the govt. rejected democracy, infringed at the human rights of its voters and essentially altered its structure in favour of presidential authority? Has the rustic made any growth towards industry reforms? How have Russia and the West replied to the activities of Belarus? and what's the long run more likely to carry for its ten million voters? The author's conclusions are positive. Belarus, he believes, will continue to exist into the twenty-first century, yet as a Eurasian instead of a ecu state.

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