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includes the Miss Belarus crown made out of 100 grams of white gold of -- '''Ryhor Reles''' (Belarusian (Belarusian language): Рыгор Рэлес

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(1.7%). Belarus has a population density of about 50 people per square kilometer (127 per sq mi); 70% of its total population is concentrated in urban areas.

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Belarusian championship (Belarusian Chess Championship). Later that year, he made his first high-level appearance at the Mikhail Chigorin Memorial, Moscow 1947, scoring 5.5 15 against a powerful international field. In 1948, Kholmov won the next BLR-ch in 1948, unbeaten, with 11.5 13. By 1795, thanks to its strategic location at the crossroads of Lithuania, Belarus and Daugavpils, Ilūkste became an important trade city and regional center, with 50 churches, 15 schools, and 150 taverns. In World War I, Ilūkste was situated on the fighting front line, and by the war's end the city was totally destroyed. Etymology The term White Serbia (''Bela Srbija'') is connected with that of ''Belarus'' (White Rus (Rus' people)), in this case it may refer to it being an unbaptized land, in relation to the Serbs of the Balkans who were Christian. Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

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, was strongly influenced by Byzantine architecture. Early Eastern Orthodox churches were mainly built from wood, with their simplest form known as a cell church. Major cathedrals often featured many small domes, which has led some art historians to infer how the pagan Slavic temples may have appeared. Plot During the Great Patriotic War (World War II), two Soviet partisans go to a Belarusian village in search of food. After taking a farm animal from


in Kronstadt, which was suppressed; peasants were also rising up (Antonovschina) against the Soviet authorities, who were collecting grain in order to feed the Red Army and this was causing food shortages. As a result of this situation, Lenin (Vladimir Lenin) ordered the Soviet plenipotentiaries to secure the peace treaty with Poland. The Peace of Riga was signed on March 18, 1921, partitioning the disputed territories in Belarus and Ukraine between Poland and Russia and ending the conflict. The Soviet Union, thwarted in 1921, would see its sphere of influence expand after World War II, with its control over the People's Republic of Poland and border changes (Territorial changes of Poland immediately after World War II) that unified Belorussian and Ukrainian territory within the USSR. In 1989, however, Poland would regain its full sovereignty, and soon afterward, with the fall of the Soviet Union, Belarus and Ukraine would go on to become independent nations. * ''Basque Country (Basque Country (autonomous community))'', Spain 25 October (Day of the Basque Country) (official from 2011) * Belarus 3 July (Independence Day, liberation of Minsk from German occupation by Soviet troops in 1944) * Belgium 21 July (Leopold of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld (Leopold I of Belgium) takes the oath as first king of the Belgians in 1831) 3 July Belarus (Independence Day, liberation of Minsk from German occupation by Soviet troops in 1944) - Substantial numbers of ex-Soviet Su-24s remain in service with Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan and Ukraine. In 2008, roughly 415 were in service with Russian forces, split 321 with the Russian Air Force and 94 with the Russian Navy. "Directory: World Air Forces". ''Flight International'', 11–17 November 2008. - '''A6 (A6 road (Latvia))''' Riga - Daugavpils - Krāslava - Belarusian border (Pāternieki) - Uprising in the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania 200px thumb left Battles of January Uprising in Lithuania (Image:Battles of January Uprising in Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine.JPG), Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine 166px thumb right January Uprising`s coat of arms, respecting 3 nations forming the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth: Order of the White Eagle (Poland) White Eagle (Image:January Uprising.svg) (Poland), Vytis (Coat of arms of Lithuania) (Lithuania) and Archangel Michael (Michael (archangel)) (Ruthenia) * Władysław Niegolewski (1819–1885) was a liberal Polish politician and member of parliament, an insurgent in the Greater Poland Uprisings of 1846 (Greater Poland Uprising 1846) and 1848 (Greater Poland Uprising 1848) and of the January 1863 Uprising, and a co-founder (1861) of the Central Economic Society (TCL) and (1880) the People's Libraries Society (CTG). * Konstanty Kalinowski (1838–1864) was one of the leaders of Lithuanian and Belarusian national revival (Romantic nationalism) and the leader of the January Uprising in the lands of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania. * Saint Raphael Kalinowski, born Joseph Kalinowski in Lithuania, resigned as a Captain from the Russian Army to become Minister of War for the Polish insurgents. He was arrested and sentenced to death by firing squad, but the sentence was then changed to 10 years in Siberia, including a grueling nine-month overland trek to get there. Name The source of the name ''Mińsk'' is the River Mienia, whose name in turn derives from ''mienić'', which means ‘shine’. The postnominal adjective ''Mazowiecki'' shows the historical connection to Mazovia and distinguishes Mińsk Mazowiecki from the Belarusian capital of Minsk. subdivision_type Country (Countries of the world) Subdivision (Subdivisions of Belarus) subdivision_name Belarus Vitebsk Oblast leader_title Mayor '''Polotsk'''('''Polatsk''', Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

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and 1812 Russian campaigns against Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1809 he constructed the Bobruysk fortress (Babruysk fortress) (modern Babruysk, Belarus), for which he was awarded the Order of Saint Anna. thumb 300px Advance of Bolshevik forces (red arrows). The red line shows the Bolshevik front in January 1919. (Image:PL-RU war 1919 phase I.svg) Germany renounced the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which had ceded Lithuania from Soviet Russia to Germany, on November 5, 1918. The Soviet

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, Albania, and Republic of Macedonia, all of which were at home. They are known as one of the most penalized teams in Europe, having received more red & yellow cards in the WC 2006 Qualifiers than any other team. The most famous Andorran player is probably Albert Celades who has played for both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. The midfielder even made it to the Spanish national team. '''International Union of Exhibitions and Fairs''' ('''IUEF''') is an association of the leading exhibition (Trade fair) centres and trade show related companies from Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1991. :: ''' OP: ''' That won't do in this context, whose focus is on that person's unspecified role in the camp. Example: A catalogue or exhibit caption would describe as "SS guard" a uniformed man patrolling a camp fence, with the descriptor "guard" being inferred from his action, whereas " SS member" wouldn't serve that function. '' -- Deborahjay (User:Deborahjay) (talk (User talk:Deborahjay)) 10:31, 3 April 2012 (UTC)'' :::The organisation in question was the SS-Totenkopfverbände or SS-TV for short. However, the general term "concentration camp guard" or "SS guard" has a lot of Google results. We have an article called Female guards in Nazi concentration camps. A large number of the lower-ranking guards were recruited from occupied territories, especially the Ukraine, Belarus amd the Baltic States. Although some of these were part of the SS organisation, many were in various types of units described as Volunteer Auxiliaries. ''"These volunteers were called ''Hilfswillige'' (Auxiliaries) by the Germans, often abbreviated to 'Hiwis'."'' Alansplodge (User:Alansplodge) (talk (User talk:Alansplodge)) 11:54, 3 April 2012 (UTC) ::::@Deborahjay: Of course you could use "SS guard" if that can be reasonably inferred. This term cannot be used for all SS camp personnel, but in the example you gave, it is well justified. This goes for any role or rank that is evident or can be reasonably surmised. Describing someone like Joseph Mengele as an "SS doctor" would be fine, too. Or "SS volunteer auxiliary" or "SS officer" if that can be reasonably inferred from the uniform or context. I thought you were looking for a generally applicable blanket term for cases where the role and rank are unknown and cannot be inferred, which is why I mentioned "SS member". Dominus Vobisdu (User:Dominus Vobisdu) (talk (User talk:Dominus Vobisdu)) 15:33, 3 April 2012 (UTC) He was Minister of the Interior (Ministry of the Interior (Belarus)) of Belarus Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

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performed in Armenia, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Moldova, Russia and the United States. Their repertoire also includes traditional Armenian songs, modern arrangements of Komitas and medieval Armenian music. In 1982 Bambir won the Folk Music Award at the International Festival in Lida, Belarus. They celebrated their 20th anniversary in Moscow in 1998. In 1999, the band released their first album, called ''Bambirquake'', in memory of the victims of the disastrous Spitak earthquake (Spitak Earthquake), which caused severe damage to the musicians' native city. In 2003, they released their second album, ''J & G'' (''Jesus and Gregory''), to celebrate the 1700th anniversary of the adoption of Christianity as Armenia's state religion. -valign top rowspan 1 6 February bgcolor "#99BADD" rowspan 1 2006 Davis Cup First Round (2006 Davis Cup) Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus


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Until the 20th century, the lands of modern-day Belarus belonged to several countries, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire. In the aftermath of the Russian Revolution (Russian Revolution (1917)), Belarus declared independence as the Belarusian People's Republic, succeeded by the Socialist Soviet Republic of Byelorussia, which became a founding constituent republic of the Soviet Union (Republics of the Soviet Union) and was renamed as the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR). Belarus lost almost half of its territory to Poland after the Polish-Soviet war. Much of the borders of Belarus took their modern shape in 1939 when some lands of the Second Polish Republic were reintegrated into it after the Soviet invasion of Poland and were finalized after World War II. The republic was redeveloped in the post-war years. In 1945, Belarus became a founding member of the United Nations, along with the Soviet Union and the Ukrainian SSR.

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Over 70% of Belarus's population of 9.49 million resides in urban areas. More than 80% of the population is ethnic Belarusian, with sizable minorities of Russians, Poles and Ukrainians. Since a referendum in 1995, the country has had two official languages: Belarusian (Belarusian language) and Russian (Russian language). The Constitution of Belarus does not declare any official religion, although the primary religion in the country is Eastern Orthodox Christianity (Belarusian Orthodox Church). The second most popular, Roman Catholicism (Roman Catholicism in Belarus), has a much smaller following, although both Orthodox and Catholic versions of Christmas and Easter are celebrated as national holidays (Public holidays in Belarus).

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