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Security issues

Minsk uses the issue of illegal migration to exert pressure on the EU

June 7 – June 13

The Belarusian Security Council will receive additional powers

May 31 – June 6

Belarusian-Ukrainian security relations will inevitably deteriorate

May 24 – May 30

Minsk continues to exploit anti-Western narratives

May 17 – May 23

Decree No.2 does not ensure state security

May 10 – May 16

The leadership of Belarus: one or none

May 3 – May 9

The strength of the CSTO is being tested by internal conflicts

April 26 – May 2

Belarusian-Ukrainian relations are approaching a nadir

April 19 – April 25

Russian fighter jets are already present in Belarus

April 12 – April 18

Belarus and Poland teeter on the brink of confrontation

April 5 – April 11

Political opponents of the Belarusian regime labelled as terrorists

March 29 – April 4

The Belarusian Military-Industrial Complex is at risk

March 22 – March 28

The Belarusian regime legalises repressive practices

March 15 – March 21

Loss of confidence leads to new leadership at the Ministry of Emergency Situations and the Investigative Committee

March 8 – March 14

Minsk uses Russia to intimidate the West. Again

March 1 – March 7

The crime rate in Belarus increases for the second year running

February 22 – February 28

The regime believes that there is a “Headquarters of the Revolution” and seeks to prevent spring protests

February 15 – February 21

Belarusian neutrality is cheap fiction

February 8 – February 14

The hypothetical Belarusian military mission in Syria is unlikely to be intended as a combat mission

February 1 – February 7

Belarusian missile program proceeds, but the prospects are still uncertain

January 25 – January 31

Minsk authorities wager on regional security issues

January 18 – January 24

Critical dependence on Russian weapons will remain

January 11 – January 17

Law enforcement agencies have complied with the 2020 budget

January 4 – January 10

2020 – a year of security losses

January 4 – January 10

Cuts in the Belarusian defence budget in 2021

December 14 – December 20

The security forces’ measures to address the coronavirus outbreak lack consistency

December 7 – December 13

Minsk tries to dress up the domestic political crisis in the garb of a geopolitical confrontation

November 30 – December 6

The Belarusian Defense Ministry faces financial constraints

November 23 – November 29

Coronavirus has affected CSTO operations

November 16 – November 22

Crisis of confidence within the CSTO

November 9 – November 15

Belarusian military industry is going through hard times

November 2 – November 8

Lukashenka is looking for a cheap option to strengthen repression and intimidate the protest

October 26 – November 1

Political persecution is becoming the primary function of the prosecutor’s office

October 19 – October 25

Russia’s security guarantees appear to be unreliable

October 12 – October 18

The diplomatic war between Minsk and the West will undermine regional security cooperation

October 5 – October 11

Minsk clings to National Missile Programme

September 28 – October 4

Minsk and Moscow “extend” “Slavic Brotherhood-2020”

September 21 – September 27