Kremlin to avoid full-scale oil and gas war with Minsk

The Kremlin’s lever of pressure on Minsk to enforce the implementation of the gas payment agreements has significantly narrowed. Amid...

Minsk anticipates offsetting CEI advantages against EAP disadvantages

Minsk regards its participation in the Central European Initiative, a European initiative with similar priorities to the Eastern Partnership, as unlikely...

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Developing missile technology is Belarus’ strategic priority

Belarusian missile programme relies on foreign technology and has a long history. The multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) Polonaise is the...

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Surikov: We are grateful to Lukashenko for decision to pay first visit after election to Russia

The Russian side is grateful to Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his decision to go to Russia as the visit after the presidential election, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Belarus Alexander Surikov said in an interview with the STV channel, BelTA has learned. “We are grateful for this...

Problems remain for independent journalism in Belarus

Despite raised hopes, a full turn toward Europe seems unlikely. Do recent events indicate that Belarus could fully turn...

The Way They Do Reforms In Belarus: Actions, Framework, And Foreign Partners

Before the elections, many publications dealt with the subject of reform in Belarus. The analysis revolved around the...

Lukashenka plans to meet Ilham Aliyev

So, his official website reports that Lukashenko will pay an official visit to Russia on 25-26 November. In...

Lukashenka meets Serbian president Nikolic

There are no problems in Belarus-Serbia relations, which are not getting resolved. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko made the...

Belarusian Trade Ministry is unlikely to defeat regional protectionism without changing principles of listing taxes to local budgets

According to the presidential decree No 188 of June 3rd, 2016, the Trade Ministry will be transformed into the Antitrust and Trade Ministry, which will be in charge of price regulation, consumer market control and regulation, ensuring...

Belarusian opposition will fail to agree on single list of candidates for parliamentary elections

The centre-right coalition, which includes ‘For Freedom’ movement, the United Civil Party and the organizing committee of the ‘Belarusian Christian Democracy’ party, is planning to hold a congress of democratic forces, which would become a joint start...

Belarus will attempt to escape military entanglement between NATO and Russia

Belarus’ calls for reconciliation between Russia and the West, and her cautious attitude to the military activity in the region is hardly a sign of pacifism. The Belarusian authorities are well aware that as the confrontation between...
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