Belarus Economy

Fund run by Russia in talks with Belarus about aid, but wants reforms

Vehicles drive on a ring road around Minsk, Belarus March 5, 2020. REUTERS / Wassily Fedosenko / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com to register MOSCOW, Nov. 24 (Reuters) – The Russia-led Eurasian Stabilization and Development Fund (EFSD) is in talks with Belarus over financial assistance, …

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Belarus is open to investing in high-tech manufacturing

MINSK, Nov 22 (BelTA) – Belarus is open to investors interested in starting high-tech companies in the country, Belarusian Economy Minister Aleksandr Chervyakov said at the Belarusian Investment Forum as part of the Belarusian National Day at EXPO 2020 in Dubai on Dec. November, BelTA learned. Aleksandr Chervyakov gave five …

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Putin accuses West of ignoring Russia’s red lines

In the past few weeks, Russian President Vladimir Putin has escalated his hybrid war against the Western world. However, in his annual speech to Russian ambassadors on November 18, Putin was the least inspired and defensive. The long list of criticisms and complaints from the Russian leader left the clear …

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Belarus’ first 330 kV digital substation opened in Mogilev district | NEWSWIRE | Belarus Nuclear Power Plant – Nuclear Power Industry – Belarus News – Technologies

MOGILEV DISTRICT, November 19 (BelTA) – The first 330 kV digital substation in Belarus was inaugurated on November 19 near the village of Podbelye in the Mogilev district, BelTA learned. Energy Minister Viktor Kararankevich attended the ceremony. According to Viktor Karankevich, it is the first fully digital substation in Belarus …

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Migrants in Belarus urge Europeans to show their values

One of President Joe Biden’s favorite refrains is that the defining geopolitical competition of our time is between “democracy and autocracy.” Exactly such a fight is now taking place on the Polish-Belarusian border. The autocratic Belarusian government knows what it is doing: encouraging thousands of Middle Eastern migrants to come …

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Snapshot: Crisis in Eastern Europe

A migrant crisis, troop mobilization on the Ukrainian border and energy pressure. Read the latest coverage of the latest Euro-Russian trouble spots in Eastern Europe. You’d think today’s headlines came straight from the height of the Cold War. Border crises in Eastern Europe, Russian troop movements, mutual sanctions between European …

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