Bielorussia Russia

La dipendenza della Russia dalla Bielorussia potrebbe diventare una debolezza ? (fonte: RUSI)

Emily Ferris

Alongside Ukraine, Belarus has for centuries been a significant part of Russia’s own history, both as part of an ancestral empire and – in Russia’s perception – as an extension of Russia’s own security space. The political and defence ties between Belarus and Russia have gained new prominence as a result of the war in Ukraine. But a nuanced understanding of this relationship suggests that Russia’s dependence on Belarus for logistical support and training could become a weakness.

Could Russia’s Reliance on Belarus be its Soft Underbelly? | Royal United Services Institute (