Yauheni Preiherman

Yauheni Preiherman is a foreign policy and security analyst based in Belarus. He is director of the Minsk Dialogue track-II diplomacy initiative and policy director of the Discussion and Analytical Society Liberal Club in Minsk. He is also a PhD candidate in international relations at the University of Warwick (UK).

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Articles by Yauheni Preiherman

Belarus Becomes Increasingly Geopolitically Minded

Many still view Belarus’s foreign and security policies through the prism of several popular but simplistic narratives. One of them classifies Belarus as Russia’s geopolitical backyard and, thus, tends to

Modest Advances in US-Belarus Relations

The United States embassy in Minsk announced, on November 1, the expansion of visa services in Belarus (By.usembassy.gov, November 1). On the same day, the embassy began accepting tourist and

Russia Introduces a Border Zone With Belarus

On February 1, Russian and then Belarusian media reported some unexpected news: Moscow decided to set up a border zone between its Smolensk, Bryansk and Pskov regions and Belarus (RIA

Belarus-Ukraine Relations Beyond Media Headlines

Belarus-Ukraine relations are often ignored as a crucial factor for regional developments in Europe’s East, as well as for each country’s foreign policy. For example, the recently released study “Ukrainian

Belarus Prepares to Adopt New Military Doctrine

In recent months, military affairs have featured high on the political and media agendas in Belarus. The House of Representatives of the National Assembly (the parliament’s lower chamber) is soon