Will Belarus become the new Ukraine that Putin and Brussels will fight for? Hubert Smeets, a former correspondent in Moscow and founder of Raam op Rusland, joins Annette and Mathieu to talk about the relationship between Russia and Europe. According to Hubert, Belarus is much more European than we think and Mathieu sees that the EU is getting ready for a tougher stance on the Russians. Where is all this leading?

Please note that this podcast is in Dutch.

Collaboration with Haagsch College
The podcasts of Café Europa are powered by our partner Haagsch College. Haagsch College is an initiative of Freek Ewals (ex-BNR Nieuwsradio) and Vincent Rietbergen (ex-NOS). They produce meaningful theatre productions in cooperation with Rutger Bregman, Joris Luyendijk and Thomas Erdbrink. Additionally, they produce podcasts and livestreams on current events.

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