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Belarus: Country in Eastern Europe
Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) is forested. Its major economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire.


Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers

Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia - Published

'How are we different from traditional couples?'

'how are we different from traditional couples?'
A gay couple from Belarus speak out in a country rated as one of the most homophobic in Europe by a leading LGBT organisation.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Belarus

What Is Stephen Miller's Background? [Video]What Is Stephen Miller's Background?

Pres. Trump's adviser Stephen Miller is one of the driving forces behind President Donald Trump's harshest immigration policies. Critics say he's been brutal to immigrants seeking asylum. Business..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

People race in 'patriotic run' in honor of Soviet soldiers [Video]People race in 'patriotic run' in honor of Soviet soldiers

Competitors race through obstacles resembling a war zone to win a ride atop an armored vehicle speeding through a World War II theme park in Belarus.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:38Published

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