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Arms deals, Ostrogorski Forum videos, economic forecasts – Ostrogorski Centre digest

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Arms deals, Ostrogorski Forum videos, economic forecasts – Ostrogorski Centre digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Arms deals, Ostrogorski Forum videos, economic forecasts – Ostrogorski Centre digest Ostrogorski Forum 2017 In July, analysts at the Ostrogorski Centre discussed arms deals between Belarus and Russia, developments in Belarusian-Ukrainian relations and the smear campaign against Svetlana Alexievich in the Russian media. We also […]

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Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?

By   /  August 2, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Why is the West afraid of the West-2017 exercises? Lukashenka with a Kalashnikov rifle. Source: solnzepodobny.livejournal.com On 21 July 2017, Alexander Lukashenka visited Kyiv and met with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. After the meeting, Poroshenko stated that he had received guarantees of security and that […]

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The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Belarusian authorities learn to appreciate their country’s statehood Lukashenka in the national T-shirt ‘Vyshyvanka’. Source: svaboda.org On 1 July, on the eve of Belarus’s official Independence day, Alexander Lukashenka highlighted the connection between Belarusians and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. This was the first […]

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Belarusians at Home and in the World: “In Solidarity We Trust”

By   /  July 31, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarusians at Home and in the World: “In Solidarity We Trust”

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarusians at Home and in the World: “In Solidarity We Trust” Celebration of the Belarusian midsummer holiday Kupalle in Canada, 2017. Photo: Maxim Zinchuk On 15 – 16 July 2017, Minsk hosted the VII Congress of the Belarusians of the World, gathering over 300 participants. […]

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Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure

By   /  July 27, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus and Ukraine cooperate in the face of Russian pressure Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka travelled to Kyiv on an official visit on 20-21 July. Both Belarus and Ukraine, for different reasons, are seeking to reinvigorate direct dialogue between their leaders, which they resumed three months […]

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Minsk process promoted, engaging the diaspora, export growth – Belarus state press digest

By   /  July 26, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Minsk process promoted, engaging the diaspora, export growth – Belarus state press digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Minsk process promoted, engaging the diaspora, export growth – Belarus state press digest Uladzimir Makiej speaking at the VII Congress of the World Association of Belarusians. Photo: novychas.by The Belarusian state press promotes the new Helsinki process initiated on Minsk’s initiative and reports on the […]

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Belarus finally reaps tangible benefits from its neutrality policy

By   /  July 25, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus finally reaps tangible benefits from its neutrality policy

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus finally reaps tangible benefits from its neutrality policy Image: CTV.by On 18-19 July, Belarus officially welcomed a delegation from the European parliament along with the Latvian foreign minister, who spoke up for Belarus’s policy of neutrality. These developments are signs that Belarus’s rapprochement with […]

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The Many Faces of Forced Labour in Belarus

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on The Many Faces of Forced Labour in Belarus

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Many Faces of Forced Labour in Belarus High school students harvesting potatoes. Source: rh.by On 12 July 2017, a Maladzečna District court tried two teachers for the death of 13-year old high school student Viktoryja Papčenia. Viktoryja died tragically last September under the wheels […]

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Are Relations With Europe Back to Normal? – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest

By   /  July 21, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Are Relations With Europe Back to Normal? – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Are Relations With Europe Back to Normal? – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest Christine Muttonen and Alexander Lukashenka. Photo: president.gov.by The Belarusian government’s crackdown on peaceful protests in early spring failed to markedly affect its contacts with the West. In June-July, the intensity of Belarus’s diplomatic […]

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Alexievich’s third try, think tanks’ life, the Central European Initiative – digest of Belarusian analytics

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Alexievich’s third try, think tanks’ life, the Central European Initiative – digest of Belarusian analytics

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Alexievich’s third try, think tanks’ life, the Central European Initiative – digest of Belarusian analytics CET releases analysis of the sector of Belarusian human rights organisations. Arseni Sivitsky dissects reasons for Belarus’ heavy rearmament with Russian help. Grigory Ioffe analyzes Svetlana Aleksievich’s public speaking. Economist […]

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