Volker Weichsel

is editor of the journal Osteuropa


Cover for: Revenge as policy

Revenge as policy

The radicalisation of the Lukašenka regime

With the abduction of a passenger flight, the Belarusian regime gave up the last remains of its connections to democratic partners. Sanctions may break Lukašenka’s reign economically, but they also take a huge toll on civilians. International attention is fickle, but certain types of support may help in the long run.

Cover for: State memory: 1917 and Russian memory politics

‘Russian memory politics represses both the utopia and the violence. It wants neither to know about the perpetrators nor to commemorate the victims.’ The editors of Eurozine partner journal ‘Osteuropa’ reflect on the political meaning of Russia’s official commemoration of 1917.

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