What is Belarus known for?

international field

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

fine style

? Peter (User:Karmosin) Isotalo (User talk:Karmosin) 23:25, 13 August 2005 (UTC) **My main interests are in national symbolics, such as the national anthem and flag. I could see what I can do the main Belarus article. Zscout370 (User:Zscout370) (Sound Off) (User_talk:Zscout370) 00:10, 14 August 2005 (UTC) 2012 Seeded first, Stosur started the year in seemingly fine style beating Anastasiya Yakimova of Belarus 6–2, 6–3 in the first round of the Brisbane

published study

in the vast majority of cases. *The Ukrainian Health Minister claimed in 2006 that more than 2.4 million Ukrainians, including 428,000 children, suffer from health problems related to the catastrophe. Psychological after-effects, as the 2006 UN report pointed out, have also had adverse effects on internally displaced persons. *In a recently published study scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, published the “Korma

national beauty

in engineering from UCLA in 1959, with advisor Gerald Estrin while taking night classes. His thesis was on character recognition. Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

successful years

, club restored the old name. Last years of the 20th century and the beginning of the 21st were the most successful years in the club's history. During the four years 1999-2002 club won the five domestic titles. Besides this, "FC Torpedo Kutaisi" was the first Georgian club won the international football tournament since the independence Turkmenistan President's Cup in 2002 . During that time the most players of the Georgia national football team were from "FC Torpedo Kutaisi". Besides this, the most famous Georgian managers (Jemal Kherkhadze, David Kipiani, Revaz Dzodzuashvili, Otar Gabelia, Vladimir Gutsaev and others) worked in the club as a head coach and in the staff too. But, after the season 2004-05, three times Georgian Premier League Champion and two times Georgian National Cup Winner FC Torpedo Kutaisi was dissolved. Its last game was in Borisov (Barysaw), Belarus against FC Bate (FC Bate Borisov) First Qualifying Round of UEFA Cup 2005-06 in which FC Torpedo Kutaisi lost 5:0. After this, new football club "FC Kutaisi Torpedo" was founded, but it was not the successor of FC Torpedo Kutaisi and had no titles. "FC Kutaisi Torpedo" was participating in the Georgian Premier League during the two seasons 2005-06 and 2006-07 , but due to financial reason it removed from the top league and began playing to Pirveli Liga, which is second level of Georgian League. In the next season 2008-09 "FC Kutaisi Torpedo" was replaced by the new club "FC Torpedo 2008", which was sponsored by the city government. In 2010, when Wissol Petroleum took the sponsorship over "Torpedo 2008", the leadeship of the Georgian oil company decided to restore the succession of FC Torpedo Kutaisi and they did it successfully. Goals Declared political goals of Vilnius city municipality are quite ambitious; Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

summer history

"black soup" ''svartsoppa''. Offering a matchmaker black ''poli′uka'' was the polite way for the bride’s parents to decline a young man’s proposal. Like the Ukrainians, Russians and Poles, Belarusians are fond of borscht, a thick and rich beet and cabbage soup made with grains, potato and meat. Soups are much more authentic, both hot (shchi, boršč (borscht), sorrel soup) and especially cold sour soups which provide cooling relief during the hot summer. History It is unknown exactly when this dish was invented as well as which country of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth first produced it; Poland, Lithuania, Belarus, and Ukraine all claim to have created zrazy. thumb 300px right Bambir Midnight Bash, The Club, Yerevan (Image:Bambirband.jpg). '''Bambir''' is an Armenian folk (folk music)-rock (rock (music)) band, formed in 1978 in Gyumri, who have gained acknowledgement in Armenia and abroad. They have 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

architecture early

, 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

collection life

, at least 150,000, see also Polish minority in Ukraine, * Great Grey Owl Information and Photos - South Dakota Birds * Stamps (for Belarus, Finland, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Ukraine, United States) with world RangeMap * Great Grey Owl videos on the Internet Bird Collection Life Kikoine was born in Rechytsa, present-day Belarus. The son of a Jewish banker in the small southeastern town of Gomel, he was barely into his teens when he began studying at "Kruger's School of Drawing" in Minsk. There he met Chaim Soutine, with whom he would have a lifelong friendship. At age 16 he and Soutine were studying at the Vilnius Academy of Art and in 1911 he moved to join the growing artistic community gathering in the Montparnasse Quarter of Paris, France. This artistic community included his friend Soutine (Chaim Soutine) as well as fellow Belarus painter, Pinchus Kremegne who also had studied at the Fine Arts School in Vilnia. '''Oscar Zariski''' (born '''Oscher Zaritsky''' April 24, 1899, in Kobrin, Russian Empire (today Belarus), died July 4, 1986, Brookline, Massachusetts) was a Russian mathematician and one of the most influential algebraic geometers (algebraic geometry) of the 20th century. The Pale comprised about 20% of the territory of European Russia, and largely corresponded to historical borders of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth; it included much of present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Poland, Moldova, Ukraine, and parts of western Russia. At a number of cities within the pale also, Jews were excluded from residency. A limited number of categories of Jews were allowed to live outside the pale. Before the beginning of Operation Barbarossa (the eastern front campaign against the Soviet Union) on 22 June 1941, the Nazi ideologist Alfred Rosenberg suggested the administrative division of conquered Soviet territory in the following ''Reichskommissariate'', only the first two of which would become reality through military success: *''Ostland (Reichskommissariat Ostland)'' (the Baltic countries, Belarus, and adjacent parts of Western Russia); *''Ukraine (Reichskommissariat Ukraine)'' (the Ukraine and the northern parts of Southern Russia); Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

technical work

publisher web site accessdate March 29, 2011 settling in Boston and later in Philadelphia, where his father, Morris "Moshe" Baran (1884–1979), opened a grocery store. He graduated from Drexel University in 1949 (then called Drexel Institute of Technology), with a degree in electrical engineering. He then joined the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Company, where he did technical work on UNIVAC models, the first brand of commercial computers

family connection

Lisa-Kudrow.html title Lisa Kudrow (1963-) Her ancestors emigrated from Belarus and lived in the village of Ilya (Ilya, Belarus), in the Minsk area, and her great-grandmother was murdered in the Holocaust. Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus


'''Belarus''' (

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.

The parliament of the republic declared the sovereignty of Belarus on

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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