EU Sanctions Belarus Officials, But Lacks Leverage Against 'Europe's Last Dictator'

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Forefront in European minds is the risk of repeating events in 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea and invaded eastern Ukraine following the overthrow of President Viktor Yanukovych. “There is a dilemma about how much to push the process through without risking a Ukraine-style new confrontation with Russia,” says analyst Jonathan Eyal of Britain’s Royal United Services Institute.