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It’s been a long month since the last bonus Thank You episode! In this episode, get an update on the ongoing regime change operation in Belarus and find out why the vaccine intellectual property waiver actually has a chance of becoming a reality. After those updates, Jen responds to a lot of notes from producers. Thanks for supporting the show!


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Hearing: U.S. Policy on Belarus Senate Foreign Relations Committee, June 9, 2021

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Witnesses

  • Julie Fisher: US Ambassador to Belarus
  • Sviatlana Tsikhaouskaya: Want-to-be President of Belarus
  • Jamie Fly: President and CEO of Radio Free Liberty/Radio Liberty
Transcript:

2:45 – Sen. Bob Menendez (NJ) confirms that Senators Rob Portman (OH), Jeanne Shaheen (NH), and Chris Murphy (CT) all traveled to visit the people trying to change the government of Belarus in early June.

14:30 – Julie Fisher confirms that more sanctions are imminent

30:40 – Sen. Rob Portman’s (OH) main takeaway from his visit is that Belarus’s military partnership with Russia threatens Ukraine

1:35:00 – Julie Fisher confirms that U.S. diplomats access to Belarus will be limited


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Intro & Exit: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)

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