Belarus has been carrying out oppressive measures against its people with abandon – and without any major repercussions from the West.
At the Geneva Summit, the American President ignored warnings not to shake his Russian counterpart’s hand. In doing so, he reflected a wider trend in which the West shuts its eyes to Russian aggressions, blocking out decades of sound advice coming from Eastern and Central Europe.
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The trip was supposed to reignite the spark of a relationship between the EU and Turkey – a relationship that has been strained over the last few years.