Has Belarus Reached a Point of No Return?

Aug. 18, 2020, 11:00am-11:45pm (registration required)

Join the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) for an online discussion with Valery Tsepkalo and Vladislav Inozemtsevon the ongoing protests in Belarus.

Has Belarus passed the point of no return where Lukashenko’s leadership is no longer tenable? Can the opposition movement inside the country continue without a leader? How might Russia respond in the event of an escalation in protestsand Lukashenko’s departure? What are the implications for European security? How should the United States and European Union respond to these developments?

Registration is required; information can be found on the event page.


Valery Tsepkalo, former Ambassador to the United States, Republic of Belarus.

Vladislav Inozemtsev, non-resident senior associate, CSIS.