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With the US absent, Baltics lead the way in support for Belarus

Thursday, August 20, 2020

With the US and other diplomatic heavyweights absent, Belarus’s smaller European neighbours have been leading the diplomatic response to the post-election crisis, writes Anna Wieslander from the Atlantic Council. Increased great power competition tends to lessen the space for manoeuvre for smaller states. However, smaller states can still make a difference in international affairs, which the recent development in Belarus is a striking example of. In the past weeks, the…