Belarus-West relations

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15 - 21.04.2019
“Old” Europe discovers Belarus

The Belarusian diplomacy efforts aimed at engaging with individual EU...

08 - 14.04.2019
Belarus seeks new opportunities in the West, including in the security field

Despite the lack of rapid progress in political negotiations with the...

01 - 07.04.2019
A lull in relations with the West

Last week was unusually quiet for Belarus’ western policy direction....

22 - 28.04.2019
Kurz’s visit signals about the normalization with the West and the end of Belarus’s isolation

The arrival of the Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to...

18 - 24.03.2019
Minsk further enhanced contact building with the West

Last week, Minsk’s contact building strategy, aimed at individual EU...

11 - 17.03.2019
Media coverage of Belarus’ relations with the West has sharply deteriorated

Last week, several events contributed to a significant deterioration...

04 - 10.03.2019
High-level contacts between Belarus and the West have increased in number

Belarus continued to increase the number of contacts and extend areas...

25 - 03.03.2019
Normalization with the West is ongoing despite the negative legacy

Last week, relations with Western states were ambivalent: there was...

18 - 24.02.2019
“Issues in relations with the EU are not chronic”

Relations with the European Union are drifting towards practical...

11 - 17.02.2019
Myasnikovich's visit to Poland may give a boost to Belarusian-European relations

The historical visit of Mikhail Myasnikovich to Poland has evidenced...

04 - 10.02.2019
Lithuania remains the main threat to the normalization with the West

Last week, two events evidenced that Vilnius remained among major...

21 - 27.01.2019
Minsk consistently strengthens business relations with EU states avoiding "sharp corners"

Belarusian diplomats further applied consistent efforts aimed at...

14 - 20.01.2019
Belarus is ready to cooperate with those states which do not impose cooperation terms

Further to Minsk’s last year’s diplomatic efforts, last week, Foreign...

07 - 13.01.2019
Minsk made an important step to exchange ambassadors with the United States

Last week, the Belarusian authorities lifted the restriction on the...

01 - 31.12.2018
Review 2018: inching ahead

The Belarusian authorities further pursued the policy of gradual...

10 - 16.12.2018
‘Big guns’ are out

Given that lingering normalization with the European Union has not...