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  • What Belarusian civil society thinks on reforms


    The success of reforms in Central and Eastern Europe came largely on the back of the inclusion of representatives of various groups, organizations and institutions in the shaping of the transformation policy. Politicians were encouraged to experiment and were effectively stopped from asserting interests of a single group of stakeholders. In this context, the inclusion of civil society in the transformation process becomes a crucial factor. ...
  • What Belarusian society thinks on reforms


    Any reform brings about a disruption in the system of checks and balances, winners and losers. Therefore, it is the (un)willingness of society to endure the difficulties associated with reforms that determines the tactics chosen by reformers, namely, the choice of the pace and depth of reforms. ...
  • Eurasian Review №1


    BISS proudly presents the first issue of its new regular product entitled Eurasian Review, which presents the findings of the analysis of Eurasian integration processes. Each issue of this publication will comprise two articles—in the first one, experts will focus on recent political and economic trends and events of the Eurasian integration, whereas the second one will be the main feature of the issue. ...
  • Belarus Foreign Policy Index №19 (March and April 2014)


    BISS presents the nineteenth issue of Belarus Foreign Policy Index, a publication which analyzes the status of Belarus’s five foreign policy priority areas in March and April 2014. Official Minsk is striving to procure the most favorable environment within the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), primarily by way of tackling the issue of transfer of export duties on oil products back to the Russian budget. ...
  • What happened to Ukraine and what consequences might Belarus have to face?


    Ukraine’s political crisis that arose in November 2013 has long transcended the national borders and still remains far from resolved. Nonetheless, some conclusions can already be drawn from this situation, including for Belarus. What is going on in Ukraine? Why has Russia annexed Crimea? ...
  • BISS Political Media Barometer No.7 (October–December 2013)


    The Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS) presents its seventh issue of the quarterly report “BISS Political Media Barometer” (October–December 2013). The report summarizes the results of the year 2013 and includes information on the communications of political forces and their media coverage. The report presents both annual trends and patterns characteristic of the fourth quarter of 2013. ...
  • Belarus’ Foreign Policy Index №18 (January - February 2014)


    The Belarusian Institute for Strategic Studies (BISS) proudly presents the eighteenth issue of Belarus’ Foreign Policy Index, which analyzes the status of Belarus’s five foreign policy priority areas in January and February 2014. ...

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