Opinion: Belarus’ Unique Way Of Fighting Coronavirus Without Quarantine

Belarus is one of a few European countries where neither a national quarantine, nor strict restrictions were imposed to fight coronavirus. Only here, in the once Europe’s last dictatorship, borders are open and even holding a massive street protest is real. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko explains his position simply – if quarantine is introduced, people will have nothing to eat. Not everyone can work remotely, one can’t milk a cow online. Paying those sitting at home while others will work will divide the society, the president said. But is it the only reason? There should be no false illusions. There … Continue reading Opinion: Belarus’ Unique Way Of Fighting Coronavirus Without Quarantine