US economic sanctions

Andrei Kabyakou left the government to become a coal miner/collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio

Kabyakou went from being a statesman and ambassador to Russia to owning a solid stock portfolio.

The authorities planned to trade oil products with Russia, but they are not needed there / collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio

The products of Belarusian oil refineries are not needed in Russia, although the government really wants to sell them there.

Lukashenka's policy aggravates the situation in Ukraine and leads Belarusians to poverty / collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio

Belarusians are in for unemployment, rising prices, and a shortage of goods.

Was the statement about Crimea meant for the one viewer who could give us a loan? / Reuters

Sanctions or Lukashenka's stance on Crimea, Belarus will continue to lose money. There are only two options.

Russia exports oil to Belarus on friendly terms/collage by Ulad Rubanau, Euroradio

Classified imports from Russia is growing, while the Navapolack refinery has enough for Belarus, Ukraine and international hubs.

Out of the EU countries, Poland and the Netherlands are the ones that Belarus trades the most with / pexels.com

The EU and US account for a quarter of Belarus' exports since the sanctions were imposed.

Navapolatsk plant "LLK-NAFTAN" has decided to change its name, ownership structure and increase the number of owners in order to avoid the U.S. sanctions.​

A large producer of petroleum products is trying to protect itself and its counterparties.