Researches about Ukraine

Belarus’s ‘Geopolitical Maneuvering’: A Character Flaw or a Rational Foreign Policy?

The Jamestown Foundation

Despite the limited applicability of a zero-sum game approach and the vital necessity for Belarus to maintain good relationships with both East and West, Belarus’s government continually stands accused of treacherous geopolitical maneuvering. Such accusations are particularly common for Russian media. Thus, Regnum, a news agency with a “patriotic” bent, observes that whereas “prior to 2014 Belarus was labeled [in the West] as none other than Europe’s last dictatorship, over the course of a little more than a year Minsk has done everything to be accepted by the Euro-American political beau monde and to start selling its advantageous geographic location. …read more

Source: The Jamestown Foundation

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