Situation in the Field of Economic Security of Belarus (July 2019)

The prospects for deepening integration within the Union State of Russia and Belarus, the attendant risks to the sovereignty of Belarus and the projected reduction in the volume of Russian financial support are analyzed. Against the background of the upcoming election campaigns, Belarusian authorities are softening monetary and budgetary policies, while the Government’s plans for 2020 turn out to be very modest. (PDF) Pavel Kirkovsky

Challenges Posed by Presence of the Russian Black Sea Fleet on the Territory of Ukraine: Historical and Political Background

This article published in the Black Sea Security analytical journal, No 2 (34) 2019, examines historical and political background of the division of the Soviet Black Sea Fleet, mapping the unsolved legal and practical issues. (PDF) Maksym Khylko, Oleksandr Tytarchuk

Belarus: National Security and Defence (May 2019)

About 30 contracts for the supply of military products worth about $200 million were concluded during the “Milex-2019” exhibition of weapons and military equipment in Minsk. Belarus develops security and defence cooperation with Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and China. (PDF) Andrei Porotnikov

Countering Hybrid Threats: Practical Ideas for Future Cooperation

Intervention by Dr. Oleksandr Tytarchuk at the International Conference “Pooling the Expertise to Develop an Early Warning System to Counter Hybrid Threats”, organized by the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (Lithuania) and the National Institute for Strategic Studies (Ukraine), with support of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme (Vilnius, 26 April 2019). (PDF) Oleksandr Tytarchuk   

Findings of Mass Media Monitoring in Armenia: Detecting Propaganda (Second Monitoring)

Analytical Center for Globalization and Regional Cooperation (ACGRC) within the scope of Second Cycle: Measuring the public views regarding International organizations and Monitoring of Media in Armenia on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’ project conducted monitoring of selected Russian and Armenian mass-media in order to identify propaganda and consider the influence of Russian media on Armenian media. (PDF)

Belarus: National Security and Defence (February 2019)

Minsk tries to adhere to a line of non-involvement in the confrontation between Russia and the West. Belarus persistently promotes its own representative to the post of CSTO Secretary General. Belarusian-Serbian military cooperation tends to expand. (PDF) Andrei Porotnikov