Russian-Belarusian relations are once again in a state of crisis. This has happened many times before – the two countries regularly go through dairy, sugar, oil and other types of trade wars. Every time, however, they ended well, with an acceptable compromise.
It might seem that Minsk and Moscow are once again going through their usual haggling. At stake are Belarus’ debt for gas, and Russia’s decision to cut supplies of subsidized oil.
The battles over oil and gas, however, have unexpectedly led to an excessive list of complaints from Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Some of these complaints have turned spats completely …read more
Source: Russia Beyond The Headlines