Turkish growth is expected to slow to 3.5% this year, from a forecast 9.5% in 2021, while for Russia, GDP growth is forecast to slow to 2% from 4.5%.
Yesterday, the jailed Belarusian blogger Raman Pratasevich appeared on Belarus' state TV and showed support for the regime.
Russia increases its military presence in Belarus as tensions rise with Ukraine. But whose interests will guide the Belarusian regime’s actions?
Western fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine from Belarus are increasing as Russian troops concentrate in Belarus’ Gomel region. Meanwhile, Zelenskiy is playing down war fears, saying that no war is imminent.
Yesterday, a federal grand jury in New York returned an indictment which charged four Belarusian state officials with conspiracy to commit aircraft piracy.
The UN’s civil aviation agency (ICAO) announced the completion of a report about the investigation into Belarus's diversion of a Ryanair flight in May last year, but is not entirely convinced by the Belarusian authorities' explanations.
US warns Belarus to keep its commitment to neutrality in wake of increasing Russian military presence along the Belarus-Ukraine border.
The hacker group UNC1151 have been blamed for last weeks cyber-attack on Ukrainian government sites, but who are they?
Belarus hackers were behind the Ukraine cyberattack, it was announced as Russia arrests ransomware hacker at US request
On January 10, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a phone conversation, marking 30 years of bilateral contact between the countries and praising the development of future bilateral co-operation.
Main takeaways on Belarus role in European security, Belarus-Russian Relations, the regime’s stability, and civil society developments for 2022.
Lithuania insists it did not break sanctions by allowing Belaruskali exports but the affair was extremely embarrassing because it has been one of the most strident voices calling for sanctions on Minsk.
Kazakh state media caused a stir after it published photographs of state security forces wearing blue UN helmets at a checkpoint in Almaty on January 9.
Russian leader joins Kazakh president in describing violent unrest as work of foreign-backed terrorist groups
Today, the Norwigean fertiliser producer Yara announced a wind-down in its sourcing of Potash from the Belarusian state-owned company JSC Belaruskali.
President steps up purge of security agency amid persistent speculation of clash with Nazarbayev clan.
In Kazakhstan the Russian-dominated military alliance is conducting its first military intervention since its foundation 30 years ago.
Moscow-led security alliance of five ex-Soviet states has agreed to send peacekeepers to Kazakhstan where the protests have got beyond the control of the authorities.
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya told viewers that she was “angry” but sees “light in the darkness: you,” in an slick New Year’s address released on YouTube to see out a year of frustration and repression.
Government says that companies brokering or transiting goods from Belarus to the foreign market through Estonia do not violate sanctions imposed on Lukashenko's regime.