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Energy

Shutdown the only way to ensure safety at Astravyets plant – Belarus opposition figure

The only way to ensure safety at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, which is under construction just 20km from the Lithuanian border, is shutting down the project, says Nikolai Ulasevich of the Belarusian opposition United Civil Party. […]

European Humanities University
Society

Lithuania discusses future of Belarusian university-in-exile

On 30 January, at a meeting in Vilnius, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius urged representatives of all governing bodies of the European Humanities University (EHU) to unite for a common goal, ensure smooth operations of the university, and meet its commitments to the students, the Belarusian society and international donor community, Lithuania’s MFA said. […]

Minsk
Uncategorized

Is Belarus benefiting from change in West’s perspective?

It is tempting to slip into a spiral of sensationalism when describing the concurrent trends in Belarus’s foreign relations and national aspirations, even though—if history is any guide—these trends may be reversed as abruptly as they started. So far, however, tensions have been on the rise along Belarus’s eastern flank; whereas, there has been steady improvement in Belarus’s relations with the West. According to the assessment of the Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies, this has been the case since the very beginning of 2014. […]