Reporting from Riga

Political activist Ales Bialiatski, who was imprisoned for over two years (released in 2014), is also vice-president of the International Federation for Human Rights. He spoke to Europolitics on the eve of the Eastern Partnership summit in Riga.

What do you think of the closer links currently being established between the EU and Belarus?

I am sceptical. Closer relations are not currently justifiable since there have not been any major changes to the regime in Belarus: what…