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News Belarus History: How Hitler Almost Conquered Russia During World War II

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
How Hitler Almost Conquered Russia During World War II
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/hitler-almost-conquered-russia-during-180000050.html

German aircraft bombed military bases, supply depots and cities, including Sevastopol on the Black Sea, Brest in Belarus, and others up and down the frontier. The night before, German commandos had ...

News Belarus History: Activists Forced Policemen To Learn History Of GDL

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Activists Forced Policemen To Learn History Of GDL
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/9/30/350210/

This is the level of knowledge of the history of Belarus by our policemen. Then one of our supporters, an elderly man, who came up to the picket, put him in his place and drove him away.

News Belarus History: In 1999, a kid disappeared in Belarus. 20 years later, she was found in Russia

Published on: Thursday 05 September 2019
In 1999, a kid disappeared in Belarus. 20 years later, she was found in Russia
News source: https://www.rbth.com/history/330932-girl-disappeared-belarus-russia

These were all the clues the police would have about the girl’s origin. “I did not understand I was from Belarus. When I was found, I was holding a book stamped by a library of a small provincial town ...

News Belarus History: ‘Basta!’: Autumn In Belarus Could Become Hotter Than Usual

Published on: Monday 02 September 2019
‘Basta!’: Autumn In Belarus Could Become Hotter Than Usual
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/9/3/347075/

The history of the free country is being created today. This autumn in Belarus will probably be hotter than usual. Economic problems are getting acute. There is a behind-the-scenes trade with the ...

News Belarus History: Meet the man behind Belarus's beach breakthrough

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
Meet the man behind Belarus's beach breakthrough
News source: https://www.fifa.com/beachsoccerworldcup/news/meet-the-man-behind-belarus-beach-breakthrough

Belarus sprang the major surprise of the European qualifying competition for the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019, reaching the world finals for the very first time in their history. One man ...

News Belarus History: Chinese Plants in Belarus: The Authorities May Get Into Trouble

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Chinese Plants in Belarus: The Authorities May Get Into Trouble
News source: https://charter97.org/en/news/2019/9/5/347277/

The construction of the battery plant near Brest has triggered an unprecedented protest action in the history of Belarus that has been going on for a year and a half. Co-owner of the plant Lemesheuski ...

News Belarus History: Belarus strongman offers 'new chapter' in rare talks with US

Published on: Wednesday 28 August 2019
Belarus strongman offers 'new chapter' in rare talks with US
News source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/belarus-strongman-offers-new-chapter-in-rare-talks-with-us/article/556859

Belarus's strongman leader Alexander Lukashenko said Thursday he was looking to open a "new chapter" in ties with Washington as he welcomed the White House national security advisor for rare talks in Minsk.

News Belarus History: US national security adviser visits Belarus

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
US national security adviser visits Belarus
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/us-national-security-adviser-visits-belarus/2019/08/29/0524ff58-ca82-11e9-9615-8f1a32962e04_story.html

“History does not stand still,” Bolton said ... related to some faraway countries that also have an impact on the situation here.” Russia is Belarus’ main sponsor and ally, but the two nations have a ...

News Belarus History: Why Bolton’s Trip to Belarus Matters

Published on: Thursday 29 August 2019
Why Bolton’s Trip to Belarus Matters
News source: https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/08/29/why-boltons-trip-to-belarus-matters/

Lukashenko is an autocratic ruler, and he has made Belarus straddle Russia and the West for years. Belarus also has a history of human rights abuses. Those abuses have caused the U.S. to introduce ...

News Belarus History: McCay dejected after Irish fall short in history quest

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
McCay dejected after Irish fall short in history quest
News source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sport/hockey/mccay-dejected-after-irish-fall-short-in-history-quest-38424906.html

Ireland did have their opportunities to make history as they fought back after conceding an ... final berth and now go into the relegation group along with Spain, Russia and Belarus. Ulster's Shirley ...

News Belarus History: Belarus: BTRC confirms participation in Eurovision 2020

Published on: Friday 16 August 2019
Belarus: BTRC confirms participation in Eurovision 2020
News source: http://esctoday.com/177009/belarus-btrc-confirms-participation-in-eurovision-2020/

Belarus has competed 16 times in the contest and has not missed the competition since its debut. The Belarusians have only made it six times to the Grand Final in their 15 year Eurovision history.

News Belarus History: Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Rachkov partook in the farewell ceremony of a group of Egyptian children travelling to Belarus

Published on: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Ambassador of Belarus Sergei Rachkov partook in the farewell ceremony of a group of Egyptian children travelling to Belarus
News source: https://www.africanews.com/2019/08/22/ambassador-of-belarus-sergei-rachkov-partook-in-the-farewell-ceremony-of-a-group-of-egyptian-children-travelling-to-belarus/

In the address to the participants of the event, the Ambassador of Belarus noted the humanitarian nature of the project, which is being implemented for the first time in the history of ...

News Belarus History: Cooperation, common history, youth, integration in Belarus president's speech at St Petersburg forum

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Cooperation, common history, youth, integration in Belarus president's speech at St Petersburg forum
News source: https://eng.belta.by/president/view/cooperation-common-history-youth-integration-in-belarus-presidents-speech-at-st-petersburg-forum-122788-2019/

In his speech the head of state drew attention to Belarus-Russia interaction in various areas, emphasized humanitarian cooperation and regional ties, remarked upon the history Belarusians and Russians share, and underlined the importance of pursuing an effective youth policy.

News Belarus History: ‘Last Witnesses’ Review: The War Through the Eyes of Children

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
‘Last Witnesses’ Review: The War Through the Eyes of Children
News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/last-witnesses-review-the-war-through-the-eyes-of-children-11563549064

His childhood ended in June 1941, when the Luftwaffe bombed Belarus. “We left the city on foot,” recalls ... interviewed by Svetlana Alexievich for “Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of ...

News Belarus History: Belarus admired for its attitude to history

Published on: Tuesday 04 June 2019
Belarus admired for its attitude to history
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/belarus-admired-for-its-attitude-to-history-121587-2019/

Speaker of the National Council of Slovakia Andrej Danko was impressed with a visit to the State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History. He invited the Belarusian president to take part in the events timed to the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising against fascists.

News Belarus History: Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at a conference on ‘Russia – Ukraine – Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space?’ in University of Fribourg

Published on: Wednesday 05 June 2019
Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at a conference on ‘Russia – Ukraine – Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space?’ in University of Fribourg
News source: http://www.patriarchia.ru/en/db/text/5448711.html

On 1st June, a conference on ‘Russia - Ukraine - Belarus: A Common Civilizational Space?’ took place at the assembly hall of the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. The keynote speaker at the conference was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations.

News Belarus History: Great Patriotic War museum draws highest attendance numbers in Belarus in 2018

Published on: Thursday 16 May 2019
Great Patriotic War museum draws highest attendance numbers in Belarus in 2018
News source: https://eng.belta.by/society/view/great-patriotic-war-museum-draws-highest-attendance-numbers-in-belarus-in-2018-121061-2019/

The Belarusian State Museum of the Great Patriotic War History ranked first with 571,000 attendance. The Brest Fortress was second with 522,400 visitors. The Museum-Reserve Nesvizh with 421,900 visitors rounded out the top three.

News Belarus History: Minsk 2019 Torch set to continue epic international journey by heading into Belarus

Published on: Sunday 12 May 2019
News source: https://www.insidethegames.biz/articles/1079130/minsk-2019-torch-set-to-continue-epic-international-journey-by-heading-into-belarus

"It is a great opportunity to tell people about Belarus, not just about sport but about our history," she said. In the Czech Republic, the Flame was taken to Brno where the Czech Olympic Committee had ...