The Need for Information Sovereignty

As the world embraces braces itself for the rapidly descending economic hit to come, a review and reinforcement of media structures cannot be overlooked. Only resilient business models and a healthy public sphere will maintain information sovereignty for democracies. (PDF) Wojciech Przybylski

Belarus: National Security and Defence (December 2019)

Belarus adopted the new State Defence Plan and the Concept for the Development of the Armed Forces until 2030. Tensions with Russia over oil supplies to Belarus and other issues continue. (PDF) Andrei Porotnikov

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

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

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

Положение в области национальной безопасности и обороны Беларуси: февраль 2019

Минск продолжает придерживаться линии на невовлечение в противостояние России и Запада. Беларусь упорно продвигает собственного представителя на пост Генсека ОДКБ, что важно в том числе и с учетом осложнений в беларуско-российских политических отношениях. Расширяется сотрудничество между военными ведомствами Беларуси и Сербии. (PDF) Андрей Поротников