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Russian Think Tanks Propose Contingency Plans for Sustaining Russian Influence in Belarus


Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 16 Issue: 29 By: Arseny Sivitsky March 4, 2019 04:20 PM Age: 2 days Belarus’s ongoing drive to cautiously normalize relations with the West has raised concerns from Russian military intelligence, commonly known as the GRU, that Moscow is losing its influence over Minsk (see EDM, February 22). In response, some Russian… Continue reading Russian Think Tanks Propose Contingency Plans for Sustaining Russian Influence in Belarus

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Belarus’ Lukashenko Says They’re Ready To Unite With Russia


In relatively shocking news, The Moscow Times is reporting that Belarus President Lukashenko stated that Belarus is ready to unite with Russia. We’re Ready to Unite With Russia, Belarus Leader Lukashenko Says The Moscow Times 15 February 2019 10:11 Lukashenko and Putin just held three days of talks, I wonder what happened? This is a complete… Continue reading Belarus’ Lukashenko Says They’re Ready To Unite With Russia

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‘Belarus Will Be a Friend of Russia or It Won’t Exist,’ Kiselyov Says


The more Russia denies attacking Belarus, the more Russia attacks Belarus. Now Dmitry Kiselyov is attacking Belarus. Notice his nice pink shirt and pink tie. </end editorial> Monday, January 14, 2019 Paul Goble             Staunton, January 14 – Dmitry Kiselyov, the flamboyant host of Russia-1’s News of the Week program, said yesterday that if Belarus stops being… Continue reading ‘Belarus Will Be a Friend of Russia or It Won’t Exist,’ Kiselyov Says

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Belarus President Lukashenko Bristles At Russia Over Oil


Belarus is in an unenviable position between the West and Russia Russia has increased the price of oil, costing Belarus billions of dollars in lost revenue.  Lukashenko just threatened Putin with the loss of “its only ally in the West” if Russia does not compensate Belarus.  Lukashenko also ordered officials to find alternate sources of… Continue reading Belarus President Lukashenko Bristles At Russia Over Oil

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Belarus Already Under Russian Troll Attack Designed to Give Moscow a Base for Further Aggression


Paul Goble Staunton, January 1 – Belarus meets all three requirements as a target for a hybrid war and then use it as a base to attack other countries in a similar way, Russian commentator Yury Khristenzen says. Moreover, Belarusians say, Moscow is already conducting troll attacks on Belarus, the equivalent of advance artillery attacks… Continue reading Belarus Already Under Russian Troll Attack Designed to Give Moscow a Base for Further Aggression

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Russia’s Putin and Belarus’ Lukashenko Will Meet on 25 December


According to many reports, energy and the associated Russian tax maneuvers are the sole points of contention between Russian and Belarus. According to the same Jamestown report, the issues were resolved in September 2018.  According to TASS: Moscow and Minsk have been negotiating the mechanism of compensating the shortfall in budget revenues due to Russia’s… Continue reading Russia’s Putin and Belarus’ Lukashenko Will Meet on 25 December

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Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target For Russia? – Update (32)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. It looks like Russia is out of control, but it would appear that Putin’s motivation is for political purposes and it is called imperialism.  Imperialism. In the context of blameshifting, Russia often accuses the US of imperialism.  Belarus appears to be (one of) Putin’s next target(s) which has been… Continue reading Is Belarus The Next Invasion Target For Russia? – Update (32)