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Belarus to Learn Maidan Lessons

Belarus Sitting on the Geopolitical Splits The Ukrainian crisis has compelled Belarus to reassess and develop its own foreign policy. Minsk is trying to work out how it can benefit from the international relations crisis that is unfolding across Europe ...


A Universal Victory in Both Time and Space

Since Alexander Lukashenko came to power in 1994, Victory Day, the memory of it and its symbols have become an integral part of Belarusian statehood and the ideology of the Belarusian state. Back then, 20 years ago, when many ex-Soviet countries were aggressively revising the Soviet legacy, the people of Belarus and the Belarusian leadership definitively determined Victory Day ...


Making sense of Eurasian integration

... large. Okay, democracy, you say. Maybe it is not what Eurasian integration needs. In fact, there is even no such a thing as Eurasian Union. First and foremost, it should come into being. Besides, looking at the domestic institutional designs of Russia, Belarus und Kazakhstan one can come to conclusion that democracy is not what the leaders of these three states concerned with. There is therefore no hope that EAU would be any more democratic than European Union. There is, however, one thing worth ...


Would a Eurasian Economic Union replace the Union State?

The fate of the Union State The fate of the Belarus-Russia Union State continues exciting the Russian and Belarusian political classes. With the arrival of the integration project, the Customs Union as one Common Economic Space (CU-CES), should be transformed into the Eurasian Economic Union by ...


Challenges of eurasian integration

Why was the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty not signed? In 2010 three members of the Eurasian Economic Community -- Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan – set up a Сustoms Union eliminating duties and most other restrictions in mutual trade. Since January 1, 2012 this group of states has created a common economic space – a single market with free movement of goods, ...


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