Build Back Better
17 June 2021
While Ukraine no longer recognises the regime of Alyaksandr Lukashenka, it is in no hurry to impose personal sanctions or break off relations with Belarusian businesses. Relations between Belarus and Ukraine have always been pragmatic and Kyiv is wary of closer economic and political ties between Moscow and Minsk.
The first quarter of 2021 could be indicative of further relations between Ukraine and Belarus. The climate of good neighbourliness in bilateral relations has been seriously damaged, there is practically no dialogue at the political level, and harsh statements are issued periodically. Let us try to understand the latest trends in relations in Eastern Europe.