Western media and opposition activists predicted a massive spike in coronavirus infections in Belarus earlier this month after thousands of soldiers and spectators gathered in Minsk to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe....
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In September 2019, the president of Belarus stated that he would take steps towards cooperating with his Ukrainian counterpart Vladimir Zelensky in order for Minsk to create its own rocket.
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Fake news about the coronavirus can do real harm. Polygraph.info is spotlighting fact-checks from other reliable sources here.Daily DebunkBelarus’ defiant attitude towards the COVID-19 outbreak has caught the world’s attention.Read the full...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States wants Belarus to allow American companies greater access to Belarusian markets, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
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1. Photos from Belarus, interesting in their own right but all the more so now.
2. More comments on the models.
3. The lockdown culture that is Ontario: “19-year-old charged after Mercedes clocked doing 308 km/h.”
4. Two million chickens...
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The drone was one of well over a dozen brand new or heavily modernized pieces of military hardware developed by the Belarusian defence industry to be displayed during the parade.
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The country has one of the fastest-rising infection rates in Eastern Europe. People are taking measures on their own.
The explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant happened in the early hours of 26 April 1986. Since then, nearly 3,000 square miles of territory in northern Ukraine and parts of Belarus have been depopulated, with 1,000 square miles considered an...
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Reporting nearly 9,600 COVID-19 cases and 67 virus-related fatalities, Belarus has remained one of the few countries in the industrialized world to resist widespread lockdown and self-quarantine measures, preferring a ‘pinpoint’ strategy to...
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – US President Donald Trump will nominate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Europe Julie Fisher to serve as ambassador to Belarus, a post that has been vacant for more than 10 years, the White House said in a press...
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Minsk (AFP) – As most people in Europe are confined to their homes, life goes on as usual in Belarus where even football is continuing — though fears are growing over the leader’s contentious response to COVID-19.
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Wen-Do, the women's self-defence technique, has a growing following in MinskParticipants in a WenDo class in Minsk, 2020. Photo (c): Hanna Liubakova. Used with permission.
On an early Saturday morning some 15 women gather in one of the...
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MINSK (Sputnik) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko announced on Friday his intention to come to Moscow for the parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of victory in World War II.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US energy companies are prepared to immediately start selling oil to Belarus at market prices, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a press release on Friday.
Apparently British military plans to teach its soldiers to operate in cold winter conditions have failed due to abnormally warm weather that has dominated the region recently.
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A stark contrast from triumphalist Allied narratives of World War II, Elem Klimov’s spellbinding Belarus-set masterpiece Come and See–now playing in a beautiful new restoration from Janus Films–tells a harrowing story of the Eastern Front from...
Marking the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Minsk II agreement, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, that along with the Minsk Protocol and the Minsk memorandum, it remains “the only agreed framework” for a negotiated,...
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Tensions between Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been growing for more than a year. At contention is Belarus's demand that Russia restore preferable energy export prices, and Putin's pressure for...
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