28 November 2017
Публикации в СМИ

When a soldier died on one of its military bases, this situation again drew attention to the contradictions among the security forces of Belarus.

07 November 2017
Публикации в СМИ

On 27 October 2017, Russia’s Attorney General, Yuri Chaika, met his Belarusian counterpart, Vladimir Konyuk, to discuss joint measures to tackle drug trafficking in the two countries

25 October 2017
Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan row
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In the run-up to the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan that took place on 15 October 2017, relations turned sour with the country’s northern neighbour, Kazakhstan.

23 October 2017
“Zapad-2017”: Belarus between its ally obligations & regional security commitments
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At the very first stage of planning the joint Belarus-Russia strategic drills “Zapad-2017” Minsk attempted to solve a complicated dilemma.

22 October 2017
Belarus: Devaluating status of Russia’s irreplaceable ally
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Taking into account the coming parliamentary and the presidential elections, the Belarusian authorities are making steps to liberalize the country’s economy

16 October 2017
Expert: Russia will keep up its pressure on Belarus
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While the joint Russian-Belarussian military exercises Zapad 2017 ended on Sept. 20, Russia’s desire to keep the pressure on former Soviet republics continues

16 October 2017
Pre-electoral “thaw” in Russia?
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A shake-up of Russia’s political elite, which began with the replacement of a number of regional governors, finally reached the federal level.

15 September 2017
Belarus: Between “Helsinki-2” and “Zapad-2017”
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Some positive dynamics in the Belarusian economy allowed its authorities to flirt with the country’s population and get more points preparing for the future elections. Meanwhile in its foreign policy, despite Belarus demonstrating its ally obligations for the coming military drills, it is still under the Kremlin’s pressure

04 September 2017
Why does joint Russian-Belarusian military exercise Zapad-2017 cause concern?
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From september 14 — 20 large scale joint military exercises of Russia and Belarus will take place in Belarus

25 August 2017
The Emperor Meets The Gamer
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Sure, they may be about to hold massive joint military exercises. But they’re also arguing about milk, quarreling about customs and border regulations, and squabbling about ports and petroleum exports.

13 August 2017
Russia-West Balancing Act Grows Ever More Wobbly in Belarus
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Western officials and the news media have for years routinely described President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus as “the last dictator of Europe.”

19 July 2017
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The national security, defense and law enforcement agencies of Belarus are becoming more powerful, therefore raising concerns that the President no longer controls them as he himself is under their control.

13 May 2017
Desynch or Sink: A Political Analysis of Baltic Electricity Desynchronization
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The electricity grids of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are still synchronised with Russia and Belarus in the framework of the so-called BRELL agreement

07 April 2017
Torn between the EU and Russia, Belarus is rife with conspiracy theories
Crisis Watch Blog

Last Monday, April 3, Lukashenko and Putin met in Saint Petersburg to overcome their controversies. After the meeting they announced that all problems and conflicts will be solved within the next weeks

01 April 2017
Belarus — Russia: Crisis is over?
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The Belarus—Russia relations since the beginning of the Ukrainian crisis developed in a negative dynamics

07 March 2017
Александр Лукашенко и Владимир Путин / REUTERS
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The recent visit of Alexander Lukashenka to Sochi on 15-26 February 2017, which did not include an audience with Vladimir Putin, casts the relationship between Minsk and the Kremlin in an ever more ambiguous light.

13 February 2017
US Army soldiers deployed in Estonia (Reuters / Ints Kalnins)
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On 23-26 January 2017 a Baltic security wargaming simulation took place in Warsaw. Two defence and security think tanks, the Potomac Foundation and the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, hosted the event.

07 February 2017
© РИА Новости, Сергей Гунеев
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2016 was marked for Belarus with the mild liberalization of its domestic policy in favour of enhancing dialogue with the West. The country is preparing to abandon the socio-economic model of economy and tries to remain neutral balancing in the foreign policy.

10 January 2017
Photo by President's press office
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Diplomacy between Belarus and Georgia has taken on new life. On 20 December 2016 Belarus finally opened its embassy in Tbilisi.

21 December 2016
Eastern Partnership: Regional Projects That Save EU-Belarus Relations
Публикации в СМИ

Relations between Belarus and the European Union are still in crisis.

29 November 2016
Will Russia Occupy Belarus In 2017?
Crisis Watch Blog

Recently, the Russian Ministry of Defence disclosed logistical data of railway traffic to other countries for the upcoming year. It revealed that the Kremlin is planning to significantly increase the amount of military cargo headed for Belarus.

19 September 2016

Study by Yury Tsarik, GR-Director of Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies in Belarus, Minsk

12 January 2016
Reuters | Mohamed Kaddoor | Shaam News Network

The present report was drafted and finalized by November 15, 2015. But publishing it was impossible due to technical issues.

18 December 2015
© 2017 Sputnik

John Kerry’s visit to Moscow on December 15 was marked by what the public in Russia was eager to call “US concessions to Russia”

10 September 2015
Отчёты о событиях

The authors of the report Arseny Sivitsky and Yury Tsarik describe the foreign policy of the Russian Federation from the moment preceding the Ukraine crisis as a manifestation of a rational, pragmatic and efficient Moscow’s new geostrategy.