Podcast: Moscow And Minsk (The Same Old Game Or Something New?)
Russia entered the new year without a deal binding Minsk more tightly to Moscow, and a visit from the top U.S. diplomat signaled support for the sovereignty of Belarus. Has President Alyaksandr Lukashenka managed to keep Russia at bay for a long time to come? Or will the Kremlin step up the pressure for integration? Current Time Executive Editor Kiryl Sukhotski joins host Steve Gutterman to discuss.