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Troublesome Investment. The Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant in Astravyets

When Belarus embarked on the construction of its first nuclear power plant in Astravyets in 2012, the official objective was to significantly reduce the share played by imported Russian gas in the country’s electricity production.

OSW Studies
2018-07-09
A closely watched basin. The Russian–Ukrainian tensions in the Sea of Azov

The construction and opening in May 2018 of the Crimean Bridge has contributed to a worsening of Russian–Ukrainian relations in the Sea of Azov.

OSW Commentary
2018-08-08
Krzysztof Nieczypor
(Un)realistic neutrality. Attempts to redefine Belarus’ foreign policy

The continuing conflict between Russia and Ukraine have led the Belarusian authorities to attempt to redefine their country’s foreign policy.

OSW Commentary
2018-07-02
Kamil Kłysiński

On 2 May, the Permanent Court of Arbitration passed a ruling in a case brought by a group of Ukrainian companies and one individual against the Russian Federation.

OSW Commentary
2018-06-11
Krzysztof Nieczypor
The opening of the bridge from Russia to Crimea

On 15 May, Vladimir Putin officially opened the bridge connecting Russia with the Crimean Peninsula via the Kerch Strait.

Analyses
2018-05-16
Iwona Wiśniewska
Jan Strzelecki
Ukrainian-Russian gas co-operation has been revised | Photo credit: Shutterstock

The awards by the Arbitral Tribunal have radically changed the model of Ukrainian-Russian gas relations.

OSW Commentary
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Tadeusz Iwański

On 2nd March the CEO of Gazprom CEO, Alexei Miller, announced that two gas agreements with the Ukrainian company Naftogaz would be terminated.

Analyses
2018-03-07
Szymon Kardaś
Russia is putting forward an initiative to deploy UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas

At the BRICS summit in China Vladimir Putin announced that Russia would propose a draft resolution on the deployment of UN peacekeeping forces in Donbas.

Analyses
2017-09-06
Jan Strzelecki
Wojciech Konończuk
Tadeusz Iwański
Zapad-2017

The Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 exercises, scheduled for 14–20 September, have for many months been the core of an information war between Russia and NATO. 

OSW Commentary
2017-09-04
Andrzej Wilk

On 29 May, the government of Moldova designated five Russian diplomats as personae non gratae.

Analyses
2017-05-31
Kamil Całus

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