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The Farmers Revolt in IndiaRighting the Historical Wrong of the Claiborne HighwayThe Acquittal of Kyle RittenhouseThe Sunday Read: ‘Did Covid Change How We Dream?’How Belarus Manufactured a Border Crisis
For three decades, President Aleksandr Lukashenko of Belarus, a former Soviet nation in Eastern Europe, ruled with an iron fist. But pressure has mounted on him in the past year and a half. After a contested election in 2020, the European Union enacted sanctions and refused to recognize his leadership.In the hopes of bringing the bloc to the negotiating table, Mr. Lukashenko has engineered a migrant crisis on the Poland-Belarus border, where thousands from the Middle East, Africa and Asia have converged.What are the conditions like for those at the border, and will Mr. Lukashenko’s political gamble reap his desired results? Guests: Monika Pronczuk, a reporter covering the European Union for The New York Times; and Anton Troianovski, the Moscow bureau chief for The New York Times. Sign up here to get The Daily in your inbox each morning. And for an exclusive look at how the biggest stories on our show come together, subscribe to our newsletter. Background reading: Poland massed thousands of troops on its border with Belarus to keep out Middle Eastern migrants who have set up camp there, as Western officials accuse Belarus’s leader of intentionally trying to create a new migrant crisis in Europe.Belarusian authorities on Thursday cleared the encampments at the main border crossing into Poland, removing for the moment a major flashpoint that has raised tensions across the continent.For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. Transcripts of each episode will be made available by the next workday.
Nov 19 2021
27 mins
The Economy Is Good. So Why Do We Feel Terrible About It?The School Board Wars, Part 2The School Board Wars, Part 1How the U.S. Hid a Deadly AirstrikeThe Sunday Read: ‘The Untold Story of Sushi in America’An Interview With Dr. Anthony FauciThe Public Health Officials Under Siege‘How Did We Let People Die This Way?’A Conversation With a Virginia DemocratA Case That Could Transform America’s Relationship With GunsThe Sunday Read: ‘I Fell in Love With Motorcycles. But Could I Ever Love Sturgis?’The Trial of Kyle RittenhouseA Rough Election Night for the DemocratsA Last Chance to Avert Climate Disaster?The Perilous Politics of Rising Inflation