Updated at 16:11,02-12-2016

Against all odds: raising a large family in Belarus Kомментарии

02 декабрь 2016, 20:15 | English / Featured Stories

On 27 October 2016, the first Belarusian Nobel Prize winner Sviatlana Alexievič made a donation to the Ravenka family, a couple in Slonim with six children. Read more

Lessons from Montenegro: is a coup possible in Belarus? Kомментарии

01 декабрь 2016, 19:52 | English / Featured Stories

On 6 November 2016 Milivoje Katnich, the Chief Special Prosecutor of Montenegro, gave a statement regarding the failed coup attempt in Podgorica during the Parliamentary elections on 16 October 2016. Read more

Three ‘thorns in the flesh’ of Belarus-Poland relations Kомментарии

30 ноябрь 2016, 19:14 | English / Featured Stories

Despite some recent positive trends in relations between Belarus and Poland, several unresolved issues hamper their full normalisation. Read more

How Belarusian oil imports change geopolitics in Eastern Europe Kомментарии

30 ноябрь 2016, 19:09 | English / Featured Stories

On 31 October, several years after imports of non-Russian oil into Belarus ceased, the first cargo train carrying Azerbaijani oil reached a refinery in the Belarusian city of Mazyr. Read more

Belarusian thrill-seeker jumps from 25-meter tower to dip dranik (Video) Kомментарии

30 ноябрь 2016, 16:40 | English / Featured Stories

Mikalai Hlasouski, extreme sports lover from Belarusian club ‘RET’ dipped a potato pancake in sour cream, jumping from a 25-meter tower. Read more

Belarus on the international stage: a Russian puppet or a skillful diplomat? Kомментарии

28 ноябрь 2016, 16:35 | Main story / Featured Stories

On 15 November, at the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, the Belarusian delegation voted against a draft resolution tabled by Ukraine on the human rights situation in Crimea. Read more

What does Trump’s presidency mean for Belarus? Kомментарии

25 ноябрь 2016, 10:20 | Main story / Featured Stories

On 9 November, Aliaksandr Lukashenka congratulated Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election. He praised Trump's “active and sincere position", hoping to restore Belarus-US relations; he also warned Russians against rejoicing over Read more

Designer shows boring light bulbs in new light and gets them in worlds top 9 best packaging solutions Kомментарии

25 ноябрь 2016, 10:07 | English / Featured Stories

The list of the best packaging solutions has been compiled by the Wired magazine. And the packaging for light bulbs manufactured by CS, the largest electrical company in Belarus, is there! Read more

No compromise between Belarus and Lithuania on Astraviec NPP Kомментарии

22 ноябрь 2016, 23:40 | Main story / Featured Stories

On 15 November, Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis presented his country's new energy strategy. Although it is not stated directly, the strategy strongly implies that Lithuania will not buy electricity from the Belarusian nuclear power plant, Read more

Guide for foreign tourists: What nasty surprises may lurk in Belarus Kомментарии

22 ноябрь 2016, 23:30 | English / Featured Stories

Visiting Belarus has become much easier: in late October, the Belarusian authorities sanctioned visa-free travelling to Hrodna and Augustów Canal for foreigners. Belarus, however, is not a member of the European Union; due to different laws or Read more

Panties Intruder! Minsk police ask public to help decide on punishment for half-naked photo Kомментарии

14 ноябрь 2016, 23:36 | English / Featured Stories

Minsk police spokesman Alexandr Lastovski provoked a heated discussion among Belarusians with one photo. Read more

Lenin in a veil: the long path to decommunisation in Belarus Kомментарии

14 ноябрь 2016, 23:25 | English / Featured Stories

On 7 November 2016, the anniversary of the October Revolution, a newly renovated statue of Lenin appeared in the Belarusian capital. The controversial reactions to it culminated in the disruption of the unveiling ceremony. Read more


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