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‘No Russian is Surprised KGB Archives More Open in Belarus than in Russia,’ Kirilenko Says

July 4, 2014

Staunton, June 17 – No Russian is surprised to learn that Soviet-era archives are more accessible in Belarus, which the West routinely calls “the last dictatorship in Europe,” than they are in Russia, a reflection of underlying weaknesses in Russian society that mean it will not become part of Europe for at least a generation, […]