Belarus – Russia: Crisis is over?

пт, 04/14/2017 - 03:00

At the end of 2016 – in the beginning of 2017 both sides turned to an open exchange of reprimands and accusations in all spheres of their bilateral cooperation. And on April, 3d, after the lengthy negotiations of Alexander Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin, the sides unexpectedly stated that they came to terms in all disputable points.

Torn between the EU and Russia, Belarus is rife with conspiracy theories

пт, 04/07/2017 - 03:00

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. Arseni Sivitski, director of the Belarusian Centre for Strategic Studies, has serious doubts that this will be the case.

Belarus And Georgia: Russian Lessons And Lukashenka's New Strategy

вт, 01/10/2017 - 03:00

Diplomacy between Belarus and Georgia has taken on new life. On 20 December 2016 Belarus finally opened its embassy in Tbilisi. This decision, long and complicated for both sides, has proved their intention to renew bilateral dialogue. This step could also indicate a new Georgia–Belarus strategy towards Russia.

Eastern Partnership: Regional Projects That Save EU-Belarus Relations

ср, 12/21/2016 - 03:00

Relations between Belarus and the European Union are still in crisis. An EU resolution on Belarus, delivered on 24 November, once again demonstrated just how weak bilateral relations are. According to the document, the Belarusian government has yet to resolve several key problems hindering the EU-Belarus partnership from progressing further.

Ukraine, Moldova And Belarus Facing Russian Information War: What Has Been Done, What To Do Next

чт, 12/01/2016 - 03:00

Tatiana Cojocari,  PhD candidate, Sociological Department, University of Bucharest 
Ievgen Afanasiev, MA Student, School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences 
Dzmitry Halubnichy, Junior analyst, Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies

Как прошли переговоры в Москве? - Новый доклад Центра стратегических и внешнеполитических исследований

ср, 11/30/2016 - 14:06

Представляем Вашему вниманию новый доклад Центра стратегических и внешнеполитических исследований:

Как прошли переговоры в Москве? Ситуационный анализ контекста, возможного содержания и последствий переговоров, прошедших между Александром Лукашенко и Владимиром Путиным в Москве 22 ноября 2016 года – Центр стратегических и внешнеполитических исследований. Минск, 2016.

Авторы: Арсений Сивицкий, Юрий Царик.

Will Russia Occupy Belarus In 2017?

вт, 11/29/2016 - 03:00

It seems that the Kremlin is preparing Russian public opinion for a serious crisis in Belarusian-Russian relations. The fruitlessness of Alexander Lukashenko’s visit to Moscow also signals that Belarus is refusing to become a Russian military outpost in the event of a confrontation between NATO and the West.