By Stas Gorelik. When mass demonstrations erupted in Belarus in August 2020, Russia supported President Alyaksandr Lukashenka with a loan of around 1.5 billion dollars. Yet, the question of how international players can influence protest mobilization has not been researched in earnest.
Cristina Blasi is Assistant Professor in EU law at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and a re:constitution Fellow 2020/21 at the Forum Transregionale Studien.
This interview is part of the series “Seen Through a Spatial Lens … – Spatializations in Global Times”. The series presents the guests invited by the Collaborative Research Centre 1199...