CSE and CIS
The banking sector of Belarus, already shaken by the US sanctions that affect the local subsidiaries of Russian leading state-owned lenders, will face further problems if the US administration adopts new restrictions against Russia's richest businessmen.
In Europe the discussions about the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Brexit and the crisis in the Eurozone dominate the public discourse. The further east we go the more we hear about the deepening cooperation between Russia and China.
Belarus has been recently involved in an energy war with Russia. This conflict is not only about the prices, it’s also about equal treatment in the common market of the Eurasian Economic Community.