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Published on: December 5, 2015
The Soviet Legacy
A Nobel Laureate’s Sobering Message about Belarus

The Nobel Committee’s recognition of Svetlana Alexievich is an opportunity to take a fresh look at the legacy of communism in the country often called “Europe’s last dictatorship.”

Carl Gershman is the president of the National Endowment for Democracy.
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