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Belarus villagers prefer hard work to city smoke – in pictures Kомментарии
12 декабрь 2017, 11:07 | English / Foreign media

Just a few hours’ drive from the Belarus capital of Minsk, many villagers still live off the land. Nearly 80% of the country’s 9.5 million citizens live in urban areas, but for the rest, being close to nature can outweigh the hardships of country life „итать

Soviet-made Minsk motorcycles make a comeback in Hanoi Kомментарии
04 декабрь 2017, 18:02 | English / Foreign media

Minsk makes a comeback: A new generation of Vietnamese has started hitting the roads on Soviet-era Minsk motorcycles. These smoke-belching dirt bikes were introduced by the former USSR in the 1960s. „итать

'Tech Savvy' Helps Belarus Find Foreign Capital, New Markets Kомментарии
24 ноябрь 2017, 19:33 | English / Foreign media

If you build it, they will come. „итать

“Very difficult person”. Last boss of ‘old Russian mafia’ convicted in the U.S. Kомментарии
23 ноябрь 2017, 19:23 | English / Foreign media

One of the last remaining bosses of ‘old Russian mafia’ who used to operate on the U.S. East Cost in the 1990s has been convicted in New York. 70-year-old Boris ‘Biba’ Nayfeld has got another prison term, this time – for extortion. He has already served several terms, and every time he managed to „итать

Why the Soviet attempt to stamp out religion failed Kомментарии
22 ноябрь 2017, 18:28 | English / Foreign media

“Militant atheism is not merely incidental or marginal to Communist policy. It is not a side effect, but the central pivot,” wrote Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Lenin compared religion to venereal disease. „итать

How Europe’s Last Dictatorship Became a Tech Hub Kомментарии
15 октябрь 2017, 20:47 | Main story / Foreign media

On Friday nights, Zybitskaya street — or simply Zyba, as locals call it — turns into a vast party scene, filled with hipsters in bright shirts, tight dark jeans and black-rimmed glasses, showing how they can be carefree in a country that has been labeled the last dictatorship of Europe. „итать

Belarusian Buzz: He Sells Raw Honey, Aims To Be Most Transparent Company In Unregulated Industry Kомментарии
06 октябрь 2017, 11:48 | English / Foreign media

“We’re on a mission,” says Dimitri Grigorovich gesticulating his blue-sheathed hands in the air to a supermarket shopper who stopped to sample his Apiterra raw honey, “to eradicate processed sugars!” „итать

Five Things to Know About the Zapad-2017 Military Exercise Kомментарии
06 октябрь 2017, 11:07 | English / Foreign media

As Russian forces leave Belarus, what are the main lessons to draw from the Zapad-2017 drills? „итать

The Times names Minsk among 30 great bargain city breaks for brits Kомментарии
07 сентябрь 2017, 16:44 | Main story / Foreign media

“Bored by Paris and Rome? Then try a weekend getaway to Tallinn or Minsk — for less than £250,” the British newspaper writes. „итать

A visit to Europe’s last dictatorship Kомментарии
15 август 2017, 13:43 | English / Foreign media

Ex-Soviet Belarus only began accepting visa-free tourists this year. I had to explore one of the hardest-drinking, most WWII-nostalgic countries on Earth. „итать


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