Updated at 22:54,20-03-2017

'We are not slaves': Europe's most repressive state is re​awakening Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 19:19 | English / Foreign media

Street protests that began with anger at a new tax have Belarus’s authoritarian government in their sights Read more

Belarusians defend Soviet mass graves from bulldozers Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 01:46 | English / Foreign media

Activists are blocking the construction of a building on site of Stalinist mass executions Read more

'Near revolution' in Belarus: Lukashenka's balancing act and Putin's fear of another Maidan Kомментарии

20 март 2017, 01:39 | English / Foreign media

In a week in which much has occurred of geopolitical importance, the evolution of the domestic political situation in Belarus has not received as much attention as it should have. Read more

Former Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut sells Olympic medals Kомментарии

05 март 2017, 23:30 | English / Foreign media

‘The Sparrow from Minsk’, now a US citizen, who dazzled audiences at Munich in 1972 reported to be ‘almost destitute’ Read more

Belarus tech dream is a walk in the park Kомментарии

01 март 2017, 23:08 | English / Foreign media

A former Soviet backwater is trying to reinvent itself as an innovation hub Read more

Menacing Russia, cowering Belarus — trouble in the Union State Kомментарии

20 февраль 2017, 17:05 | English / Foreign media

Many in the West don’t realize that after the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia and Belarus, its smaller neighbor to the west, set up their own mini-political combination, dubbed the “Union State.” Belarus — literally, “White Russia — historically Read more

Francysk Skaryna, the Martin Luther of Belarus Kомментарии

09 февраль 2017, 10:29 | English / Foreign media

A Bible scholar and printer, Skaryna lacks renown because he remained loyal to the structures of the Orthodox Church. Read more

Visiting ‘Europe’s last dictatorship’ (and one of its booziest nations) is about to get much easier Kомментарии

06 февраль 2017, 21:18 | English / Foreign media

There are many reasons why rational travellers might not have considered a trip Belarus. Nicknamed ‘the last dictatorship in Europe’, this authoritarian destination is one of the few countries that retains the death penalty, is regularly criticised Read more

Woman learns English, then opens Aroma Joe's Kомментарии

18 январь 2017, 21:46 | English / Foreign media

When Maryna Shuliakouskaya arrived in the United States from Belarus, a small landlocked country on Russia's border, she didn't speak any English. Now, 10 years later, she has opened her third Aroma Joe's franchise in Kittery. Read more

Moldovans revealed as the second-biggest drinkers in the world by interactive map that charts booze consumption in every country Kомментарии

14 январь 2017, 00:18 | English / Foreign media

Brits may have a reputation for liking a tipple but they’re actually only the 17th booziest nation in the world, pipped to the top rankings by drinkers in a number of Eastern European countries. Read more


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