BELARUS: Russia issued strong support for beleaguered Belarusian President Lukashenko following weeks of opposition protests. The EU, for its part, is so far unable to formulate a proposal for Belarus. Right now, the EU is weakened by Brexit and the new coronavirus pandemic, and has even fewer opportunities to punish Russia or reward protesting Belarus. The latest of three huge protest marches was held at the weekend with more than 100,000 people attending.
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