Updated at 23:19,25-10-2016

Will Minsk revive the “Post-Soviet NATO” at the behest of the Kremlin? Kомментарии

24 октябрь 2016, 21:20 | English / Featured Stories

On 14 October, Belarus became the chair of the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO). Taking over the chairmanship, Alexander Lukashenka stated that the CSTO needs to become “serious” in order to force the West to finally recognise the Read more

Barbed wire added on Minsk-Moscow friendship mural (photo) Kомментарии

24 октябрь 2016, 21:00 | Main story / Featured Stories

Barbed wire has been added as a new element on the propagandist graffiti Moscow-Minsk in Vulica Mahilouskaja 32 in Minsk. The flowers in the boy's hands and the wreath on the girl's head now contain skillfully interjected thorns. The photo of the Read more

Belarus and Poland: is the difficult period finally over? Kомментарии

20 октябрь 2016, 18:25 | English / Featured Stories

Belarus and Poland are moving closer towards a rapprochement, with Belarusian foreign minister Vladimir Makei paying a working visit to Warsaw on 10 October. Read more

Opinion: Stereotypes about Belarus: true or false? Kомментарии

18 октябрь 2016, 21:22 | English / Featured Stories

Stereotypes involve an element of reflection from members of society about themselves and adjacent groups. Read more

This map of Europe reveals the BIGGEST Stereotype About Belarus Kомментарии

18 октябрь 2016, 20:57 | English / Featured Stories

An infographic map made by Czech linguist, mathematician, and artist Jakub Marian has pointed out the underlying perceptions of European countries, as suggested by Google’s autocomplete function. Read more

Red and wet! How cranberries are harvested in Belarus Kомментарии

17 октябрь 2016, 19:37 | Main story / Featured Stories

The end of September-beginning of October is the traditional time for cranberry harvesting. This small deep red berry ripens on slender creeping shrubs in bogs and wetlands. Read more

Belarus elsewhere! Here’s where you can find Belarus and Minsk abroad Kомментарии

14 октябрь 2016, 21:06 | English / Featured Stories

Journalists of Radio Svaboda tried to answer the question “Can one be in Belarus or Minsk when they are elsewhere”? Some search in Google maps has revealed – yes, they can! Read more

The Belarusian language in education: a reluctant revival? Kомментарии

14 октябрь 2016, 21:02 | English / Featured Stories

On 7 October, Alexander Lukashenka criticised education officials for the lack of Belarusian language instruction in schools. According to him, “because of amateurs in the Ministry of Education, it has come to the point where pupils have six English Read more

Minsk programmer makes artificial arm for his father (video) Kомментарии

14 октябрь 2016, 20:54 | Main story / Featured Stories

A Minsk programmer made an artificial arm for his father with the help of a 3D-printer. Read more

Belarusian makes MLRS Grad toy model firing paper rockets (video) Kомментарии

13 октябрь 2016, 03:12 | English / Featured Stories

Belarusian Aliaksei Zholner made a paper model of MLRS Grad on the basis of Ural-375. Read more

Belarusian quits job at Facebook to launch a video app rivaling one of its services Kомментарии

13 октябрь 2016, 01:53 | English / Featured Stories

Belarus-born Vadim Lavrusik has launched Alively, an app that allows people to share recorded or live video privately with friends and family, and can potentially rival Facebook Live and Periscope. He told about the app in an interview to Mercury Read more

Thwarting plans for a Russian airbase, Minsk strengthens its air force Kомментарии

13 октябрь 2016, 01:36 | Main story / Featured Stories

On 1 October the investigative platform Bellingcat reported that Russia has withdrawn its fighter jets from Belarus. After analysing satellite images, it found no Russian planes on the Baranavichy ​airbase. Bellingcat also found that they had Read more

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