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Belarus-Russia relations

2020: Belarus and Russia relations increasingly look like internal, not international

January 4 – January 10

Belarus retains hopes for hyper-integration in the post-Soviet space

December 14 – December 20

Minsk and Moscow: different wavelength

December 7 – December 13

Russia: hard to get. Belarus: hard to get on with

November 30 – December 6

Moscow assesses Lukashenka policies as high risk and insists upon progress with constitutional reforms

November 23 – November 29

Belarus-Russia: no pain, no gain

November 16 – November 22

The Kremlin is watching Lukashenka fiddling with constitutional reforms

November 9 – November 15

The Kremlin has time on its side

November 2 – November 8

The Kremlin ushers Lukashenka towards constitutional reforms

October 26 – November 1

The Kremlin threatens Belarus’ constitutional sovereignty

October 19 – October 25

The Kremlin aims to share political risks

October 12 – October 18

The Eurasian Economic Union: four solos and no chorus

October 5 – October 11

The Kremlin to Minsk: hold on, aid is on the way

September 28 – October 4

The Kremlin only congratulates once

September 21 – September 27

The Kremlin support for the Belarusian strongman: “with a little help from my friend”

September 14 – September 20

The ‘younger brother’ is preparing for a Sochi visit

September 7 – September 13

The Kremlin edges towards a rescue deal

August 31 – September 6

The Belarusian roulette: The Kremlin makes a cautious bet

August 24 – August 30

Lukashenka attempts to drag Russia into domestic political confrontation; the latter sends in propaganda troops

August 17 – August 23

Will Russia directly intervene in Belarus?

August 10 – August 16

Russia keeps cards under the table

August 3 – August 9

The Belarusian-Russian alliance: a new twist

July 27 – August 2

Autocracy International: an alliance without benefits

July 20 – July 26

Eurasian integration as an inevitable destination

July 13 – July 19

Minsk and Moscow: a distance friendship

July 6 – July 12

Minsk and Moscow nibble around

June 29 – July 5

What Belarusian and Russian presidents need to talk about?

June 22 – June 28

“Masters of puppets” do not force developments

June 15 – June 21

Belarus wants Gazprom to waive her debts and offers ‘guarantees’

June 8 – June 14

The silence of the Kremlin: integration, forward!

June 1 – June 7

Long term contract: how to accumulate debt at low gas prices

May 25 – May 31

The Eurasian Economic Union: a strategy without a plan

May 18 – May 24

The Belarusian NPP is on the cusp of launching operations

May 11 – May 17

Belarus held a massive military V-Day parade; Lukashenka persistently interferes with Russian domestic politics

May 4 – May 10

Belarus prepares for alternative oil supplies; the terms of nuclear power plant loan repayment may be readjusted

April 27 – May 3

The struggle for independence from Russia as a primary appeal to voters before the elections

April 20 – April 26

Further escalation in Belarusian-Russian relations

April 13 – April 19