We must not forget the legacy of Srebrenica

By |julij 10th, 2020|Belarus, Bosnia, China, death penalty, Iran, News, Srebrenica massacre, Syria, Uyghurs, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia|

This week we mark 25 years since the Srebrenica genocide carried out against the Bosnian people during the break-up of Yugoslavia. On 11 July, 1995, Bosnian Serb forces led by General Ratko Mladic and Serbian paramilitary units systematically massacred 8,372 men and boys: each one a mother’s son, a father, husband or loved one, to those left behind. It must not be forgotten, writes Anna Fotyga.

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Eastern Partnership teleconference sets priorities for summit in spring

By |junij 19th, 2020|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, coronavirus, Eastern Partnership summit, EU enlargement, Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, News, nuclear energy, Ukraine|

EU and Eastern Partnership (EaP) heads of state and governments as well as European institution leaders met on Thursday  (18 June) to discuss the COVID-19 crisis as well as reaffirm the strategic partnership and discuss its future. However, the talks...

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Russians bypass coronavirus travel ban via Belarus

By |junij 11th, 2020|Belarus, border control, coronavirus, Eurasian economic union, News, Russia|

Russians are using Belarus as a springboard to travel abroad as their country’s international borders remain largely closed as part of efforts to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, transport sector sources say.

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Orbán urges end to EU sanctions on Belarus

By |junij 6th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, authoritarian regime, Belarus, coronavirus, EU sanctions, human rights, Hungary, News, Viktor Orbán|

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán urged the European Union to drop sanctions against Belarus as he met the ex-Soviet state's strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk on Friday (5 June).

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COVID-19: Updates from the EU’s eastern neighbours

By |april 16th, 2020|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, coronavirus, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, Moldova, News, Ukraine|

As EU countries begin mulling exit strategies, EURACTIV takes a look at the COVID-19 situation in EU's Eastern neighbourhood, including the spread of the virus and a short overview of containment measures.

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Eastern Partnership: Bilateral track to ensure tailor-made approach

By |marec 19th, 2020|Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Eastern Partnership, Georgia, Moldova, News, Oliver Varhelyi, Ukraine|

The European Commission published its proposed five priorities for the Eastern Partnership (EaP) policy post-2020 on Wednesday (18 March). The new objectives centre on economy and trade, boosting judicial reforms, the environment and digitalisation, as...

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Belarusian leader proposes ‘tractor’ therapy for virus

By |marec 16th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, coronavirus, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, News, Turkmenistan|

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko on Monday (16 Monday) encouraged citizens to work in the countryside and drive tractors as a way to overcome the coronavirus epidemic.

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The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia: Lukashenko

By |februar 14th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Mike Pompeo, News, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia in exchange for cheap energy, the Belarusian leader said Friday (14 February), as Russian strongman Vladimir Putin is believed to be maneuvering to extend his stay in power.

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Why Belarus cannot replace Russian crude?

By |februar 7th, 2020|Belarus, Mike Pompeo, News, pipeline politics, Russia, United States|

A month has passed since Russia withheld its regular oil supplies to Belarus, and the country is not out of the woods yet. Mateusz Kubiak argues that any diversification is likely to remain limited.

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Kazakhstan and Belarus to discuss oil supply deal

By |januar 15th, 2020|Alexander Lukashenko, Belarus, Druzhba pipeline, Kazakhstan, News, Nurlan Nogayev, oil, Russia, Vladimir Putin|

Kazakhstan and Belarus will discuss an oil supply deal before 20 January, Kazakhstan Energy Minister Nurlan Nogayev told reporters on Wednesday (15 January), without explaining the significance of that date.

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