BBC on The Ethics of Big Western Business in Belarus

BBC World service interviewed Lesley Curwen, manager of one of the world’s leading steel trading companies which recently invested in Belarus.

Referring to Belarus as “Byelorussia”, which is painful to hear for most Belarusians, he says that he does not feel that they work in a dictatorial country. At least at this point, Mr. Curwen is very positive about his experience in Belarus. It remains to be seen how long this will last.

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