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8 November 2010
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Free Elections for 3 Billion Euros?

For many years a persona non-grata in Europe, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka hosted Guido Westerwelle of Germany and Radek Sikorski of Poland in Minsk last week. For many years a persona non-grata in Europe, Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka hosted Guido...

8 October 2010
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The More Enemies – the Better

https://belarusdigest.com/story/the-more-enemies-the-better/

16 May 2010
(In)famous Belarusian Justice

Last week, two men were sentenced to death in Hrodna, Belarus. The previously convicted men have murdered three during an armed robbery. They have 10 days...

1 May 2010
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Leaders of Belarus and Ukraine Discuss Their Relationship with the EU

Looking for subtext in yesterday’s meeting between Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka in Minsk is all the more tempting because Lukashenka had urged not to look for one. Among other things, the two leaders discussed...

24 April 2010
Bakiev’s Stay in Minsk May Further Isolate Belarus

The world has recently witnessed the overthrown Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiyev descend from the ominous volcanic clouds in Mink, ending the rumors over his whereabouts and further damaging Belarus’ international image. Ousted in...

17 April 2010
Musing about Nuclear Security on the Banks of Prypyat

Efficiency of official gatherings is often reversely proportional to the number of people invited. This rule held true even for the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, DC Apr. 12-13. Hosting 47 nations without...

21 January 2010
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Belarus and Russia Argue About Oil Transit Prices

https://belarusdigest.com/story/belarus-and-russia-argue-about-oil-transit-prices/

5 January 2010
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Russian-Belarusian Druzhba

https://belarusdigest.com/story/russian-belarusian-druzhba/

28 November 2009
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Ці пойдзе дзяржава насустрач беларусам замежжа?

Нацыянальны цэнтр заканадаўства і прававых даследаванняў пры Адміністрацыі прэзідэнта Рэспублікі Беларусь узнаўляе працу па распрацоўцы праекта закона «Аб беларусах замежжа». Нацыянальны цэнтр заканадаўства і прававых даследаванняў пры Адміністрацыі прэзідэнта Рэспублікі Беларусь узнаўляе працу па распрацоўцы праекта закона «Аб беларусах замежжа».

21 November 2009
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IMF Approves of Belarus’ Economic Policy

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission competed its third review of the country’s Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) in Minsk on Nov. 10-19. The mission scrutinized the implementation of the economic program tied to IMF’s loan to Belarus. Chief of IMF mission...

9 November 2009
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Zapad-09: Russia and Belarus Play War

https://belarusdigest.com/story/zapad-09-russia-and-belarus-play-war/

10 September 2009
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Greetings from the Axis of Evil

 “I brought you a greeting from the Axis of Evil,” ironized Chavez, who visited Cuba, Algiers, Libya, and Turkmenistan on his way to Belarus. None of these countries were actually included in the “Axis of Evil” coined by George...

1 July 2009
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka, left, welcoming a group of U.S. congressmen in Minsk on Tuesday. Photo by Nikolai Petrov / Belta.
Will Belarus follow the US ‘road map’? US Congressmen visit Minsk to find out

 Detaining American citizens to hand them over...