Salon of the Refused

Ep. 20 - Jaroslav Romanchuk on Belarus

August 25, 2020

Rob Tracinski talks with Jaroslav Romanchuk, President of the Scientific Research Mises Center in Minsk, about the "Revolution of Order" in Belarus. The conversation includes: the world's most orderly protest movement, how the coronavirus pandemic fueled the uprising, how a housewife became the leader of a united opposition, why this is happening now after 26 years of dictatorship, Vladimir Putin's dilemma, and how Belarussians intend to avoid the pitfalls of other post-Soviet transitions.

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