Across the former Soviet Union a new type of authoritarianism became the default — with commerce, parliaments, military, media and civil society used to consolidate elite economic and political power.
12.06.2016 | 09:25
Recently Belarus was considered a relative success story of the EaP – no territorial disputes, no broken promises, only gradual positive dynamic in relations with the EU, Artyom Shraibman writes.
11.06.2016 | 10:22
Aliaksandr Lukashenka speaks about the need to lift all restrictions in Belarus-Russia mutual trade. He stated that on June 8 at the meeting with the Russian president Vladimir Putin.
10.06.2016 | 10:47
Recently the Australian human rights company Walk Free Foundation published a Global Index Slavery report, which estimates that more than 44,000 people in Belarus are living in modern slavery.
04.06.2016 | 10:11
Joint statements by Belarus’, Russia’s officials about NATO’s eastward strategy and deployment of European missile defence system in the region don’t yet imply there will be joint steps in response.
02.06.2016 | 10:48
After the 2015 October presidential elections Belarus gears up for a parliamentary one on September 11 with little expectations of democratic improvement, write Balázs Jarábik and Alena Kudzko.
01.06.2016 | 11:11
Minsk shows readiness for a dialog with the EU in the parliamentary dimension. As the travel ban on Lukashenka was lifted, he is no longer regarding parliamentary cooperation as a threat to his rule.
29.05.2016 | 12:29
Minsk hopes that the transfer of Nadzeya Savchenko to Kiev will have a positive impact on the negotiation process, spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dzmitry Mironchyk said.
27.05.2016 | 11:22
The inspectors will be informed about the function and actual activity of the military units, as well as familiarize themselves with the main examples of weapons and military equipment.
25.05.2016 | 08:01
The state hasn’t provided clear guidelines to the law enforcement to change their practices. De facto, the law enforcers are free to choose their mechanisms, which is likely to preserve for a while.
23.05.2016 | 11:12
The Congress will take place in Minsk on 22-23 June, bringing together 2,500 participants around Belarus representing the branches of government, industry, business, science, health, and culture.
22.05.2016 | 11:07