These elections are interesting for two reasons: to see if any oppositionists get elected, however unlikely it is, and see how regime keeps power and elite support with the shrinking Russian economy.
22.07.2016 | 14:58
Tension between supporters of protests and those for partaking in the elections is growing. Boycott supporters are stepping up criticism as the state bans opposition leaders from the election race.
21.07.2016 | 09:05
Belarus and Russia lost the system which was unparalleled in the world, claimed Aliaksandr Lukashenka as he met with Chairman of the Russian Communist Party faction Gennady Zyuganov.
20.07.2016 | 09:14
The Belarusian authorities hope that the White House would reduce claims in respect of democracy and human rights in exchange for neutrality in the confrontation between the West and the Kremlin.
18.07.2016 | 10:03
But Belarus has to decide whether to be in the structure of Western, independent states, or a Russian province and a springboard where Russia will be able to place its divisions to march on the West.
12.07.2016 | 10:23
UN HRC renewed the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Belarus for one year. The corresponding decision was made on July 1, 2016 at the UN HRC Session in Geneva.
03.07.2016 | 08:16
Minsk regards its participation in the Central European Initiative, a European initiative with similar priorities to the Eastern Partnership, as unlikely to make the Kremlin nervous.
28.06.2016 | 10:55