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Milex 2017: Belarus’s Military Exhibition – Belarus Photo Digest

By   /  May 24, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Milex 2017: Belarus’s Military Exhibition – Belarus Photo Digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Milex 2017: Belarus’s Military Exhibition – Belarus Photo Digest On 20-22 May, Minsk hosted Milex 2017, its eighth exhibition of arms and military equipment. This year, the exhibition hosted more than 140 official guests from Belarus, Ukraine, Russia, China, and Kazakhstan. Military officials from more […]

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What does Belarus want from China?

By   /  May 23, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on What does Belarus want from China?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: What does Belarus want from China? Alexander Lukashenka and Xi Jinping at the One Belt, One Road international forum. Photo: sputnik.by On 16 May 2017, Alexander Lukashenka concluded a three day visit to the People’s Republic of China, where he met with Chinese leader Xi […]

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Realists winning, Russian factor poll, Belarusisation increased – digest of Belarusian analytics

By   /  May 22, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Realists winning, Russian factor poll, Belarusisation increased – digest of Belarusian analytics

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Realists winning, Russian factor poll, Belarusisation increased – digest of Belarusian analytics Picture: camarade.biz Only 5% of Belarusians want Belarus to become a part of Russia according to the fresh polling data by the Belarusian Analytical Workshop. Chris Miller sees Moscow’s plans to make Belarus […]

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Belarus and One Belt, One Road, alternative oil, SCTO – Belarus state press digest

By   /  May 20, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus and One Belt, One Road, alternative oil, SCTO – Belarus state press digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus and One Belt, One Road, alternative oil, SCTO – Belarus state press digest Lukashenka and Xi Jinping at the One Belt, One Road summit in Beijing. Photo: sb.by At the One Belt, One Road summit in Beijing, Lukashenka suggested that the project could be […]

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Belarus seeking security cooperation with both Russia and the West: Mission possible?

By   /  May 18, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus seeking security cooperation with both Russia and the West: Mission possible?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus seeking security cooperation with both Russia and the West: Mission possible? Belarusian foreign minister Makei at the NATO Headquarters. Image: Nato.int On 9 May in Washington, in a statement to the American think tank Atlantic Council, Belarusian deputy foreign minister Aleh Krauchanka emphasised the […]

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The Belarusian KGB: recruiting from civil society

By   /  May 17, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on The Belarusian KGB: recruiting from civil society

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Belarusian KGB: recruiting from civil society Detentions in Minsk near the KGB headquarters. Source: euroradio.fm In late April, several Belarusian opposition activists publicly confessed their cooperation with the Belarusian secret services. On 27 April, a representative of the opposition organisation Youth Front, Siarhei Palcheuski, […]

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Why do the authorities continue to arrest Belarus’s top businessmen?

By   /  May 15, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Why do the authorities continue to arrest Belarus’s top businessmen?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why do the authorities continue to arrest Belarus’s top businessmen? Vitali Arbuzaŭ. Photo: belnovosti.by On 12 April, Belarusian authorities arrested Vitali Arbuzaŭ, one of the most successful businessmen in Belarus. He was another casualty in Belarus’s ongoing war against tycoons. Being close to Lukashenka is […]

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Belarus in Focus winners, cycling festival, Europe Week in Minsk – Belarus civil society digest

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus in Focus winners, cycling festival, Europe Week in Minsk – Belarus civil society digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus in Focus winners, cycling festival, Europe Week in Minsk – Belarus civil society digest BAJ professional contest awards. Photo: baj.by Belarus in Focus 2016 journalistic contest awards winners. Viva Rovar! cycling carnival takes place in Minsk. BAJ announces Free Word winners on Press Freedom […]

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Who Benefits From the Alcoholisation of Belarus?

By   /  May 11, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Who Benefits From the Alcoholisation of Belarus?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Who Benefits From the Alcoholisation of Belarus? Production of Belarusian Vodka. Source: belta.by Belarus is perhaps the world’s second booziest nation. In 2014, Belarus topped the World Health Organisation’s report on alcohol consumption. According to the WHO, an average Belarusian drinks around 17.5 litres of […]

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Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Religious Freedom in Belarus: worse than in Ukraine, better than in Russia Lukashenka and Metropolitan Pavel. Photo: naviny.by Last month, the Pew Research Centre released its Global Restrictions on Religion report, which gauges barriers imposed by governments as well as social hostilities towards religious organisations. […]

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