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OSW Commentary | | Tadeusz Iwański
The decision passed by the International Court of Justice in The Hague in February 2009, which finally determined the status of the Snake Island and the delimitation of the borders of Ukraine’s and Romania’s exclusive economic zones…
Analyses | | Witold Rodkiewicz
The first round of presidential elections was held on 11 December in Transnistria. Igor Smirnov, who had been the head of this unrecognised country for twenty years, received third largest support (24.8% of the votes) and thus lost…
Analyses | | Szymon Ananicz, Rafał Sadowski
On 5 December, the European Union decided to launch negotiations to create Deep And Comprehensive Free Trade Areas (DCFTA) with Moldova and Georgia. These DCFTA agreements assume the abolition of duties and quotas in mutual trade in…
Point of View | | Adam Eberhardt
Mutual relations in the area of sports, which in contemporary international contacts often not only reflect the true nature of political relations but sometimes even affect them, can be a valuable contribution to the analysis of…
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński
In the absence of prospects for economic recovery and a return to dialogue with the West, it will be extremely difficult for Lukashenka to inhibit the further expansion of Russian capital, which is tantamount to a significant…
Analyses | | Tadeusz A Olszański
On 17 November, the Supreme Council adopted new regulations for parliamentary elections. Thus a new mixed system has been introduced, which imposes a ban on creating electoral blocs and raises the electoral threshold from 3% to 5%.…
Analyses | | Agata Wierzbowska-Miazga
On 18 November in Moscow, the presidents of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan – Dmitri Medvedev, Alyaksandr Lukashenka and Nursultan Nazarbayev – signed documents designed to lead to the creation of a Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
Even if the negotiations are formally concluded, then the case of Yulia Tymoshenko will have crucial significance for the Association Agreement’s coming into force. EU representatives have informally indicated that if the main…
Analyses | | Kamil Kłysiński, Piotr Żochowski
In the past two months, the President of Belarus Alyaksandr Lukashenka has taken a number of steps to strengthen and modify the role of the power ministries in managing the state and enhancing the military factor in the functioning…
OSW Commentary | | Kamil Kłysiński
The lack of freedom of manoeuvre in foreign policy, no possibility to maintain a costly economic model and the lack of support from the majority of society all prove that Alexander Lukashenko's regime is in severe crisis.