Belarusian nomenclature may step up clandestine struggle for seats in new Parliament

The upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament is an institution, which is used by the authorities to coordinate interests among...

Minsk and Kremlin seek to resolve gas conflict

Both Minsk and the Kremlin are equally uninterested in a bilateral escalation over energy supplies. The parties are likely to make...

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Minsk counts on strategic partnership with Ankara

The Turkish leadership wants Turkey to become a regional power. Ankara would like to take a dominant position in the eastern...

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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...

Belarus lacks reliable creditors for economy

Amid reduced corporate debt on loans, since early 2016, distressed bank assets grew by 86%. Bad debt is on the rise due to restrictions on concessional lending to the economy and high interest rates on loans. Under...

By dismissing his assistant Rudy, Belarusian president weakened liberal positions in government

Former Assistant to the President Kirill Rudy was appointed as the Belarusian Ambassador to China. Belarusian analysts regarded Kirill Rudy as one of the main supporters of liberal reforms in the government, who was not afraid to...

Military cooperation between Belarus and US will be very modest

Belarusian-American military cooperation will directly depend on bilateral political dialogue. That said, Belarus and the United States do not seem to have high ambitions to drastically improve the bilateral relations. Primarily, this is due to limited coinciding...
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