Europe’s last dictatorship

  title={Europe’s last dictatorship},
  author={Anatoly Liabedzka},
  journal={European View},
Belarus remains the last authoritarian state in Europe. Fundamental rights and civil liberties are denied by the surviving anachronistic Soviet-style regime, drifting away from the European democratic model. This article describes today’s Belarus, portraying the new brand of Soviet dictatorship represented by Lukashenka’s Belarus (‘lukashism’), whose main features are fear, complete economic dependence of the population on the authorities and financial support from Russia. Since Belarus is in a… 
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