A bitter diplomatic row between Russia and neighbouring Belarus sparked on March 15 following an interview of Moscow's ambassador Mikhail Babich, who has accused President Alexander Lukashenko of using anti-Russian rhetoric
Barring any last-minute drama, the United Kingdom will cease to be a member of the European Union on March 29, 2019. Brexit will cause problems for the Eastern Partnership programme, but it will also open a new door as "European" changes its meaning
The Belarusian government forecasts the nation's GDP growth at 2.1% year-on-year in 2019, 2.5% y/yin 2020, and 2.8% y/y in 2021, according to the cabinet's medium-term fiscal programme for 2019-2021 approved on March 6.
After a slow 2018 that saw the EU fall behind the US, EV sales are expected to revive in the EU as new models come on the market in the next few years, but the eastern part of the bloc remains far behind frontrunners like Sweden.
World Justice Project's annual rule of law index shows improvements, but drilling into the subfactors big disparities persist.
The HTP was expected to approach this target only by 2020, according to forecasts from international auditors.
Ukraine increased imports of anthracite from Belarus by 340 times year-on-year to 102,200 tonnes in 2018, according to the state statistical service Belstat in Minsk.
Alarm bells have been going off in Belarus, which may be cut off from the generous Russia has granted the republic for decades. There has been talk of merging the two countries, but little is likely to happen
The Belarusian government is worried about the deteriorating situation in the nation's agrarian sector, which is the only sector that "remains in the negative territory," the country's Economy Minister Dmitry Krutoi said
Belarus' industrial output growth crashed to 0.9% year-on-year in January this year, down from 5.7% in December and 9.7% y/y growth in January of 2018, according to the national statistics agency Belstat.