The impending presidential election in Belarus on August 9, 2020, is highly likely to result in the smooth victory of incumbent Alexandr Lukashenko. Despite this fact, the unprecedented – and still growing – politicization of Belarusian society constitutes a challenge to the regime that will not fade even after a clear-cut election. The resulting tensions will require more diplomatic attention from Germany and the European Union.
Diplomacy, Politics, European Union, Society, and Presidential Elections
Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń
The purpose of this article is to present and compare China’s economic, political and military involvement in Ukraine and Belarus, with particular emphasis on
their role in the global expansion of the PRC. China after the opening of the economy to the world in the early 1980s, immediately became one of the most important elements of the global economy. The article will attempt an analysis of Chinese
investments on the Dnieper, but also the political and military aspects of this cooperation.
Politics, Economy, Investment, and Army
China, Europe, Eurasia, Ukraine, Asia, and Belarus