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Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:43:43 +0000
Corruption, Cooling Relations with Russia, CSR - Digest of Belarusian Analytics
Over the last weeks analysts covered a range of issues from corporate socia...

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:02:03 +0000
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Digest of Belarus Economy
The drop in oil prices in the first two weeks of January and the resulting volatility of the Belarusian rouble have taken centre stage. The Belarusian government took some small steps towards ...

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:18:56 +0000
Closing Embassy in Israel, Engaging with Exotic Organisations - Belarus Foreign Policy Digest
Belarus FM signs visa-free agreement with Israel Israel’s decision to close down its embassy in Minsk and the immediate response ...

Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:30 +0000
Who Blocks Economic Reforms in Belarus
No economic reforms will be carried out in Belarus, Alexander Lukashenka announced in his 26 January address to the government. This was the fourth time since the October 2015 presidential ele...

Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:03:17 +0000
Increase in Illegal Migration to EU via Belarus, Cultural Treasures Restitution – State Press Digest
St. Euphrosyne Cross, a Belarusian relic which disappeared after WWII. Photo: sobor.by In a time of economic downturn, the Belarusian a...

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 11:52:49 +0000
Belarus - No Longer a Heaven for Mothers?
Photo: edinstvo.by On 13 January 2016, Kiryl Rudy, an economic adviser to the Belarusian president and a representative of a young coho...

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:11:26 +0000
Police in Belarus: Guardian or Threat?
On 30 January, dozens of Belarusians stood in front of the country’s Higher Court to protest police brutality. They reacted to the harsh beating of two civic activists and a journalist, ...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:31:00 +0000
New Belarusian military doctrine responds to Putin's policies
Image: mil.by On 22 January, President Alexander Lukashenka approved changes to Belarus' military doctrine. This document reveals f...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 12:09:33 +0000
Thawing Relations with the West, Market Traders Protest New Imports Rules – Western Press Digest
Market stalls closed in Brest. Photo: TUT.BY Western media focuses on the lifting of sanctions on Belarus by the West, Belarus’s ...

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:23:01 +0000
Russian Media Attack Belarus: Minsk Remains on the Kremlin Radar
Several months after the October presidential elections in Belarus, conservative and Kremlin-affiliated Russian media and commentators have again turned their attention to Belarus. They warn o...



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