Belarusian authorities aim to restrict candidates activity

Despite the holiday season, political activity has boosted in Belarusian society, which prompted the authorities to downsize potential parliamentary candidates....

Belarusian GDP resumed its fall signalling of unresolved economic problems

In July 2016, GDP fell by 2.7%. Curtailed oil supply from Russia has demonstrated the Belarusian economy’s heavy dependence on 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...

Struggle for dwindling public resources exacerbated in Belarusian banking sector

The fight for dwindling public resources has exacerbated among various nomenclature groups, leading to stepped up anti-corruption prosecution in the banking sector. Most likely, the power block seeks to emphasise its role in ensuring economic stability in...

Belarusian authorities introduce some competition and uncertainty in electoral process

The Belarusian authorities have somewhat reduced campaigning participants in number in order to preserve control over the election process, but nevertheless allowed high competition for parliamentary seats to ensure high turnout. The Belarusian leadership is aiming for...

Russo-Ukrainian exacerbation poses threats to Belarus

A radical deterioration in the Russo-Ukrainian relations has devalued Minsk as a negotiation platform, which was one of the few foreign policy achievements for the Belarusian authorities. In addition, destabilisation in Ukraine may deepen the socio-economic crisis...
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