Recently Wikistrat hosted an interactive simulation with over 40 world-leading experts examining the potential evolution of the relations between Russia and Belarus following the aftermath of the contested Belarusian elections.
Simulation Lead Analyst. Senior Consulting Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
Mr. Keir Giles
Senior Associate Fellow, RUSI, Author of "Russian Political War" (2019)
Dr. Mark Galeotti
Associate Fellow, Russia, and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
Mr. Duncan Allan
Director of Political-Military Analysis, Hudson Institute
Dr. Richard Weitz
About the Simulation
The simulation consisted of three rounds played between September 21st and September 26th. In the simulation, teams represented 3 actors: Team Russia, Team EU, and Team NATO.
The participants were be asked to respond to a different scenario of actions taken by Russia, the EU, and NATO in each round, and suggested different policies and actions for their team as a response. Eventually, all the participants assessed the probabilities and risks of the different types of actions and reactions that were taken during the simulation.
Special Podcast: Russia's Dilemma in Belarus
Russia Experts Mr. Keir Giles and Dr. Mark Galeotti discuss Potential ways Russia may respond to the unrest on its border with Belarus.
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