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Andrei Yahorau — Al Jazeera: “Lukashenko is irresponsible”

He said Belarus would likely face economic tightening not only as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but also a Russian trade oil crisis that worsened this past winter.

The Belarusian Civil Society: dynamics of change in an unfriendly environment

Aksana Shelest, Andrei Yahorau, Olga Smolianko

We present a Discussion paper of dynamics of changes in the Belarusian civil society in 2015-2017.

Belarusan human rights defenders’ view on human rights activity and questions of cooperation between Belarusan human rights organizations

Alena Zuikova, Andrei Yahorau, Aksana Shelest

We present a research results report of Belarusan human rights organizations sector.

Social base of transformation programs in Belarus

Aksana Shelest

We present a sociological research report (abridged version) of social base of transformation programs in Belarus.

Statement of the BNP in connection with the wave of searches in the editorial offices of the Belarusan media and the detention of journalists

The Belarusan National Platform of the EaP CSF issued a statement in connection with the wave of searches in the editorial offices of the Belarusan media and the detention of journalists.

Statement of the Belarusan EaP CSF National Platform on solidarity with the civil society of Armenia

The Belarusan National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum issued a statement on solidarity with the civil society of Armenia.

Statement of the BNP in connection with the criminal prosecution of the leaders of the Belarusan independent trade unions

The Belarusan National Platform of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum issued a statement in connection with the criminal prosecution of the leaders of the Belarusan independent trade unions.

Shhh! Belarus Wants You to Think It’s Turning Over a New Leaf

Minsk’s muddled media clampdown could jeopardize warming of relations with the West.

In Belarus, a rising fear: Will we be the next Ukraine?

The relationship between Russia and Belarus has never been an easy one. The two former Soviet republics have spent the last two decades on a roller coaster ride — sometimes allies, sometimes adversaries in heated public rows.

The EU’s Benign Neglect of Eastern Europe

Between November 6 and December 11, 2015, Carnegie Europe continued its Capitals Series. In this second phase, the focus was on the EU’s Eastern neighbors, which the bloc has so often zigzagged over in trying to establish a coherent policy toward them collectively or bilaterally.