The ruling elite

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04 - 10.10.2021
The security forces suppress media audiences as covid-19 disinformation fosters distrust

The regime continues to subject society to repression, disinformation...

04 - 10.10.2021
The regime buys the loyalty of the state apparatus as the momentum for reform decreases

The ruling elites are directing budget resources to consolidate the...

27 - 03.10.2021
Constitutional amendments provide guarantees for Lukashenka

The ruling class is planning a referendum on constitutional...

20 - 26.09.2021
Taxing the population and business in anticipation of sanctions as spy mania returns

The ruling class continues to seek mechanisms to reduce the state’s...

13 - 19.09.2021
Unity coerced by repression as the authorities repeat the COVID-19 mistakes of spring 2020

The ruling class enforces a high cost for participation in the...

06 - 12.09.2021
Tensions between public administration and the security forces rise

Coordination on a common agenda disintegrates between government...

30 - 05.09.2021
Repression of the environmental sector and public sector protectionism

The security forces’ identification and elimination of dissent...

23 - 29.08.2021
Lukashenka politicises education

Lukashenka continues to use the apparatus of the state to bolster...

16 - 22.08.2021
Return to purchasing loyalty of state employees

The authorities are experimenting with releasing political prisoners...

02 - 08.08.2021
Lukashenka uses external threats to consolidate power; security forces repress 2020 demonstrators

Lukashenka is trying to motivate the ruling class with...

26 - 01.08.2021
Purges in the third sector, including in the media, continue before the upcoming referendum

The state is trying to compensate for falling revenues by tightening...

19 - 25.07.2021
Repression continues, the state plans to increase seizures from the population and business

As part of an effort to undermine the stance of Western capitals and...

12 - 18.07.2021
Regime is dismantling civil society institutions as it prepares for a constitutional referendum

The security forces campaign to systematically suppress civil society...

05 - 11.07.2021
Large-scale repression continues in Minsk and the regions

The regime continues its campaign to destroy remaining independent...

28 - 04.07.2021
Regime continues with purges of Civil Society and prepares to replace the High Technology Park

The crackdown on civil society organisations and independent analysts...