Kremlin's blood diamonds on the EU sanctions list
Diamonds have always been a crucial source of income for Russia, the world’s largest producer.
For whom is this belt intended?
Vladimir Putin met with Xi Jinping in Beijing. What did he achieve for himself and Russia?
Russia has fallen behind in the conquest of space
Michał Kacewicz writes about how Russia lost the race to conquer the moon to India.
Major Russian companies are not sinking yet, but they are fighting for survival
Despite all odds, the sanctions work.
Russia: edging toward lawlessness
The changes in the law introduced by Putin make Russia similar to a mafia state
When will western businesses finally be out of Russia?
Aggression against Ukraine and sanctions forced hundreds of foreign companies to leave Russia. However, some have decided to stay or are being forced to do so by the Kremlin, even though they are incurring higher and higher costs
Latvian authorities: Belarus diaspora closely watched by Minsk intel agents
Belarus’ secret services continue their teeming activity in Latvia, reports with reference to the local Internal Security Service (VDD).
Biathlon ‘pending’: Minsk may not become 2022 World Cup venue due to ‘situation’
At the time being, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) cannot confirm that events in the frame of the 2022 World Cup will be held in Belarus, the union says.
‘Belarusians expect West to be braver and stronger’. Tsikhanouskaya counts on tougher sanctions
The reaction of the international community to the political crisis in Belarus is very modest, opposition leader Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya said during the issue-related online discussion which was held by the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) on Wednesday.
Lukashenka demands tit-for-tat response to ‘mobster’ sanctions from West
On Tuesday, Alyaksandr Lukashenka heard out reports by Deputy Prime Minister Yury Nazarau and Industry Minister Pyotr Parkhomchyk.
29 persons, 7 entities: Third sanctions package against Belarus officials coming
On December 16, the Committee of Permanent Representatives of Member States of the EU okayed another round of sanctions against Belarusian authorities.
EU ambassadors agree on sanctions against Lukashenka
The source said that in the coming days this decision will be approved by the EU Council and it will enter into force after publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.
Over 150 students and lecturers reportedly withdrawn from Belarusian universities
This autumn a number of professors and students who supported anti-presidential protests have lost their jobs or the opportunity to continue education.