The non-elections of Belarus
If you have thirty seconds of your time to understand the Parliamentary elections in Belarus to take place this Sunday, here is all you need to know.
1) The Belarusian authorities have succeeded in turning the elections into a foreseeable automated, and an utterly boring process.
2) The public field, where the opposition can legally function, has been disinfected to the level where every life form dies.
3) Despite a deep economic crisis, the Belarusians will not protest. If they do, they...