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05 - 11.04.2021
Legislators delegate the choice of victims to law enforcement officers’ discretion

The regime narrows the permitted scope of registered Civil Society...

29 - 04.04.2021
The legalisation of political repression, criminal cases against political exiles and ex-siloviki

The Belarusian security forces have lobbied to legalise repressive...

22 - 28.03.2021
Riot gear and repression on the streets of the capital

The security forces return to indiscriminate mass detention in the...

15 - 21.03.2021
The apparatus of the state is preoccupied with the campaign against dissent

The authorities are directing the state apparatus and public services...

08 - 14.03.2021
The regime is preparing for economic difficulties and requires the army to “fight from within”

Several recent decisions have been motivated by the need to maintain...

01 - 07.03.2021
Discussion about the transfer of power and political parties resumes, but repressions do not abate

The security forces continue with large-scale repression and other...

22 - 28.02.2021
Large-scale repression as public sector employment expands thanks to budgetary injections

The authorities are maintaining a high level of repression against...

15 - 21.02.2021
Purges, repression, carte blanche for the security forces, and a changing social contract

In the public sector, purges of those suspected of disloyalty are...

08 - 14.02.2021
The authorities attack the private sector

By Zmicier Kuchlej The incumbent president ensures the loyalty of...

01 - 07.02.2021
Security forces intensify their anti-corruption campaign and constitutional reform comes to nothing

By Zmicier Kuchlej The balance of power between various groups of...

25 - 31.01.2021
Regime ramps up threats to society and nomenklatura

By Valeria Kostyugova The authorities are acting increasingly...

18 - 24.01.2021
The quality of state administration and public services deteriorates

By Zmicier Kuchlej Increasing dysfunction of state administration...

11 - 17.01.2021
Lukashenka is hoping for a forceful resolution of the political crisis

By Zmicier Kuchlej The Belarusian leadership appears to have no...

20 - 10.01.2021
Security forces carry out purges in residential areas in large cities targeting protesters

By Zmicier Kuchlej Amid preparations for the All-Belarusian People...

01 - 31.12.2020
2020: The state lost touch with society and resumed financial intervention in the public sector

By Zmicier Kuchlej In 2020, the ruling class faced the most severe...

14 - 20.12.2020
Regime aims to increase taxation as Lukashenka takes transfer of power off the table

By Zmicier Kuchlej The state aims to implement unpopular measures...