September 5, 2013
Putin's Lapdog in Belarus Snarls Back
Robert Coalson, Radio Free Europe
Amid conflicts with the United States over Syria and with several former Soviet republics over their increasingly close relations with the European Union, perhaps the last thing Russian President Vladimir Putin expected was to be blindsided by his usually loyal ally, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
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