Roza Turarbekava. The second “pillar” of the foreign policy of Belarus: Relations with China. Belarus Network for Neighborhood Policy, 2023
The Analytical Article TThe second “pillar” of the foreign policy of Belarus: Relations with China discusses tthe Belarusian government’s efforts to diversify its foreign political and economic policy amid growing dependency on Russia. It outlines
tendencies in Belarusian-Chinese relations such as the growth of political and economic cooperation and the influence of external and internal factors on the character of bilateral relations. Critical aspects highlighted in this analytical article
include international perceptions, the war in Ukraine and sanctions, and the “soft” absorption of Belarus by Russia. Based on this, possible trends in the development of bilateral relations were identified.