In my spare time, I sketch political cartoons, which have appeared in Belarus Digest and elsewhere. Below are a few examples (I hope you laugh!).

European debt crisis. Cartoon created for the 488th session of the Salzburg Global Seminar on the global economic and financial crisis, which convened participants from international organizations, ministries of finance, banks and think tanks.

Comment on freedom of the media in Belarus, inspired by Peter Steiner's cartoon from the 1993 issue of The New Yorker. Originally published in Belarus Digest.

A Russian-style blow to free-market capitalism: from above instead of below. Gazprom acquires full ownership of Belarus’s pipelines. Originally published in Belarus Digest.

This cartoon was created for the 458th session of the Salzburg Global Seminar on the challenges and opportunities the United States would face following the 2008 presidential election.

Belarus balancing between Russia and the EU and reeling from economic crisis. Originally published in Belarus Digest.

Russia and the United States are negotiating a new START agreement. Originally published on Partnership for a Secure America's bipartisan blog "Across the Aisle".

New media restrictions in Belarus as the economic crisis unfolds. Originally published in Belarus Digest.

North Korea's nuclear program and the risk of proliferation. Originally published on Partnership for a Secure America bipartisan blog "Across the Aisle".