News Belarus: In Belarus, some Jews don’t mind a dictator
MINSK, Belarus (JTA) — At the age of 36, Yishai Malkin and his family are leading what millions of people in the former Soviet Union would consider a charmed life. A web designer, Malkin and his wife, an event manager, earn a combined monthly salary of $ ...
News Belarus: Is Russia Practicing a Dry Run for an Invasion of Belarus?
Russia does military exercises regularly, but this year’s version, underway right now, deserves especially close attention. It’s called Zapad (“West”) and involves thousands of troops doing maneuvers on the borders of the Baltic states and Poland.
News Belarus: Belarus plays down Western fears of aggression stirred by joint war games with Russia
BORISOV FIRING RANGE, Belarus (Reuters) - Belarus said on Wednesday the West had no reason to fear attack by its close ally Russia or that Moscow could leave behind forces after war games it is holding with Minsk for a possible occupation of Western neighbors.
News Belarus: Belarus president: Russian forces won't stay after war games
On the last day of joint Russian-Belarusian military exercises that rattled the countries' neighbors, the president of Belarus says all Russian forces will leave his country when the war games are over. Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic states all expressed ...
News Belarus: Russia's War in Ukraine and War Games in Belarus
Russian President Vladimir Putin's personally expressed dismay at the collapse of the Soviet Union connects directly to two current events: Russia's war of conquest in Ukraine and the Russian Army's large-scale war games in western Russia and Belarus.
News Belarus: EXCLUSIVE: Belarus Free Theatre to Present New York Premiere of Burning Doors
Belarus Free Theatre has announced its return to La MaMa with the New York premiere of Burning Doors, beginning performances October 12 in advance of an October 16 opening. The show will run through October 22. Devised and performed by Belarus Free Theatre ...
News Belarus: Boost regional cooperation, for the ‘sake of peace and prosperity,’ Belarus tells global leaders at UN
21 September 2017 – The past few decades have been fraught with two contradictory tendencies – enhanced political fragmentation and increased economic globalization, Belarus’ Minister for Foreign Affairs told the United Nations General Assembly today.
News Belarus: While the world watched Zapad drills in Belarus, Russia conducted 2 ICBM test launches
Although a great deal of attention has been focused on Russia’s Zapad ’17 exercises in and around the nation of Belarus in recent weeks, the Russian military machine has been working at full steam back in the homeland as well. For the first time ...
News Belarus: Belarus President sends Independence Day greetings to Armenia
Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has sent greetings to Armenia President Serzh Sargsyan as the country celebrates Independence Day, BelTA reports. “I am glad to note that our countries are traditionally connected by solid relations of friendship ...
News Belarus: Su&IT 2017, the Largest Competition for Start-ups from CIS Countries, to be Held in Belarus
Startup CIS Summit Su&IT 2017 is the largest competition for start-ups and is scheduled to take place in Belarus on October 21, 2017. Su&IT 2017 will see the most promising new entrepreneurs and businesses give their pitches to investors, government ...