A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA
A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA
Irvin Studin
Opinion

Opinion

Irvin Studin

Protest-riven Belarus needs heroic diplomacy. Can Asia supply it?

  • As the impasse between government and demonstrators consolidates, Minsk needs an external party to navigate the problem of succession
  • Asian capitals from Seoul to Singapore, seen as neutral, have the chance to prove themselves capable of international-level choreography and complexity

A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA
A protester painted with the colours of Belarus’ national flag attends a rally against the results of the presidential elections in Minsk. Photo. EPA
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