It doesn’t seem right to state that Stanislav Shushkevich is no longer with us. He has always possessed an incredible present, the mystical capacity to be always near, also when he wasn’t.
At the very same time, during all the years that we were friends, collaborated and also advanced our method of democratic freedom, there was constantly the sense that he was somewhere far, far, off with his countless experiences, concerns, and also imaginative strategies. He was the really personification of naturalness, simplicity, and visibility while also having a present for rigorous scientific thought.
Fate granted Stanislav Shushkevich with the rarest combination of one-of-a-kind human high qualities: guts, mercy, and wisdom.
These high qualities entered into play most greatly in 2 essential, historical occasions for our generation: the production of the Belovezh Accords on Dec. 8, 1991 that finished the U.S.S.R. and developed the Commonwealth of Independent States, and the establishment of the Baltic-Black Sea Alliance on Dec. 1, 2016.
Scientist, social and also state reformer, political number; uncompromising as well as thoughtful candidate as well as maker of life’s truths; a terrific, responsive close friend; a dependable, selfless comrade-in-arms; an unbeatable civils rights activist– throughout his life on earth, Stanislav Shushkevich safeguarded his and also our right to freedom, his as well as our right to human dignity. In this he will always stay amongst us.
The experience and lessons of Stanislav Shushkevich’s life of production disclose the universal truth of political and governmental endeavor: attaining flexibility is always a process as well as the result of the life of an ethical individual.