Format: expert discussion

Language: Russian

Organisers: Minsk Dialogue Track-II Initiative, IPM Research Centre and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation

The discussion will address the following questions:

  • What are the most pertinent security risks facing the whole East European region and Belarus in particular? How can these risks manifest themselves in the political, economic and military realms in short- and long-term perspectives?
  • What interests do main regional actors have and where do their “red lines” lie?
  • How do different regional actors respond to current security risks?
  • Can protracted conflicts in the region be resolved in the foreseeable future?



Viachaslau Pazdnyak

Professor, European Humanities University

Nikolay Kapitonenko

Executive Director, Centre for International Studies; co-editor, UA: Ukraine Analytica; associate professor, Institute for International Relations, Kyiv National University after Taras Shevchenko (Ukraine)

Dzianis Melyantsou

Coordinator, Belarus's Foreign Policy Programme, Minsk Dialogue Track-II Initiative



Anton Boltachka

Expert, Discussion and Analytical Society Liberal Club