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Security issues

The Belarusian regime seeks to preserve critical communication channels with the West

August 9 – August 15

A “Cordon sanitaire” may form around Belarus

August 2 – August 8

The “fortress” of the Belarusian regime is besieged, but the “gate” to the West is ajar

July 26 – August 1

“West-2021” will be held against a complex political background

July 19 – July 25

The Belarusian regime finally turns into a threat to the West

July 12 – July 18

Afghanistan will not trouble Belarus

July 5 – July 11

The spiral of escalation continues

June 28 – July 4

Minsk threatens regional security crisis

June 21 – June 27

Lukashenka’s apocalyptic rhetoric is not actually about national defence

June 14 – June 20

Minsk uses the issue of illegal migration to exert pressure on the EU

June 7 – June 13

The Belarusian Security Council will receive additional powers

May 31 – June 6

Belarusian-Ukrainian security relations will inevitably deteriorate

May 24 – May 30

Minsk continues to exploit anti-Western narratives

May 17 – May 23

Decree No.2 does not ensure state security

May 10 – May 16

The leadership of Belarus: one or none

May 3 – May 9

The strength of the CSTO is being tested by internal conflicts

April 26 – May 2

Belarusian-Ukrainian relations are approaching a nadir

April 19 – April 25

Russian fighter jets are already present in Belarus

April 12 – April 18

Belarus and Poland teeter on the brink of confrontation

April 5 – April 11

Political opponents of the Belarusian regime labelled as terrorists

March 29 – April 4

The Belarusian Military-Industrial Complex is at risk

March 22 – March 28

The Belarusian regime legalises repressive practices

March 15 – March 21

Loss of confidence leads to new leadership at the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Investigative Committee

March 8 – March 14

Minsk uses Russia to intimidate the West. Again

March 1 – March 7

The crime rate in Belarus increases for the second year running

February 22 – February 28

The regime believes that there is a “Headquarters of the Revolution” and seeks to prevent spring protests

February 15 – February 21

Belarusian neutrality is cheap fiction

February 8 – February 14

The hypothetical Belarusian military mission in Syria is unlikely to be intended as a combat mission

February 1 – February 7

Belarusian missile program proceeds, but the prospects are still uncertain

January 25 – January 31

Minsk authorities wager on regional security issues

January 18 – January 24

Critical dependence on Russian weapons will remain

January 11 – January 17

Law enforcement agencies have complied with the 2020 budget

January 4 – January 10

2020 – a year of security losses

January 4 – January 10

Cuts in the Belarusian defence budget in 2021

December 14 – December 20

The security forces’ measures to address the coronavirus outbreak lack consistency

December 7 – December 13

Minsk tries to dress up the domestic political crisis in the garb of a geopolitical confrontation

November 30 – December 6

The Belarusian Defense Ministry faces financial constraints

November 23 – November 29