Tag: #Belarus

Voice for CHOICE #11: Looking Into Lithuania’s Challenge to China

Lithuania has certainly not been shy about bucking the status quo in terms of relations with Beijing. Whether it be committing to a fight for freedom “from Belarus to Taiwan”, a withdrawal from the...

China Fails to Deliver on its Promises in Belarus

For over a decade, Belarus has seen China as a strategic opportunity for its foreign policy. Unsurprisingly, China is largely perceived as an economic opportunity for the Eastern European country. Sino-Belarusian economic cooperation mainly...

The Curious Timing of the Chinese Loan to Belarus

On the 16th of December, The Belarusian Finance Ministry and the executive of Shanghai branch of the China Development Bank signed an agreement that granted Belarus a loan of 3.5 billion RMB (approx. 500 million USD). According...