What is Belarus known for?

rich white

Анатольевич Дзевятоўскі , Vadzim Dzieviatoǔski; born March 20, 1977 in Navapołacak) is a Belarusian hammer thrower. Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania A kulich is a traditional Russian, Belarusian Easter Bread. Kolach is a traditional Ukrainian (Ukraine) bread made at Christmas in the shape of a ring. Usually, three rings are stack on top of each other to represent the Holy Trinity. Ukrainian Easter Bread is called Paska, which is a rich, white bread decorated

international relationship

international relationship was established in 1975 with the city of Eugene, Oregon, United States (US). This activity has been further enhanced by establishing formal relationships with 8 other cities namely, the Motsumoto City (Matsumoto, Nagano) of Japan, Rochester in addition to Eugene, Yangon (earlier Rangoon) of Myanmar, Xi'an of the People’s Republic of China, Minsk of Belarus and Pyongyang of the Democratic Republic of Korea. KMC's constant

school summer

, California. He holds an A.B. in mathematics, ''summa cum laude'' from Harvard College (1962), and a J.D. (Juris Doctor), ''magna cum laude'' from Harvard Law School (1966), where he was a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. Tribe was a national champion policy debater at Harvard, and later a college coach and high school summer institute teacher. Early life He was born Leiba Lazarevich Feldbin in the Byelorussian (Belarus) town of Babruysk on August 21, 1895

great architecture

has trained many prominent gymnasts. The medieval state of Kievan Rus' was the predecessor of Russia, Belarus and Ukraine and their respective cultures (including architecture). The great churches of Kievan Rus' (Architecture of Kievan Rus), built after the adoption of Christianity (Baptism of Kievan Rus') in 988, were the first examples of monumental architecture in the East Slavic region. The architectural style of the Kievan state, which quickly established itself

active intelligence

the October Revolution, he joined the Cheka, and because of his facility with languages—he spoke French, Polish, German, and Russian—he became a member of the Foreign Department. In 1926 he was stationed in Mongolia, perhaps reporting to Yakov Blumkin, where he conducted active intelligence work against China and Japan. thumb left Olena Iurkovska (Image:Paralympic XC ski sitting.JPG) of Ukraine competing on cross-country sit-skis at the 2010 Winter Paralympics

current medical

Medicinal Mushrooms: Their therapeutic properties and current medical usage with special emphasis on cancer treatments publisher Cancer Research UK page 5 date May 2002 url http: labs med_mush med_mush.html Although the use of mushrooms in folk medicine is largely centered on the Asian continent, people in other parts of the world like the Middle East, Poland and Belarus have been documented using mushrooms for medicinal purposes. Commons:Category:Belarus Wikipedia:Belarus Dmoz:Regional Europe Belarus

working team

to qualify for the final twice in 2007 (Eurovision Song Contest 2007) with Dmitry Koldun and 2010 (Eurovision Song Contest 2010) with 3+2. After the 2009 edition Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko told that it was necessary to completely replace the current working team behind Belarus' Eurovision entry. Lukashenko pointed out his frustrations over divisions within the team. Belarus have already confirmed their participation on the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 http

games published

, held in Lillehammer, Norway. NOC Republic of Uzbekistan. Lillehammer 1994 Games. Retrieved July 14, 2007. From 1952 until the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy, 168 Belarusian athletes won 200 medals either as part of the Soviet Union or as independent Belarus. NOC RB. Belarusian athletes at Olympic Games

. Published 2006. Retrieved December 27, 2008. - Belarus Rus (Lech, Čech, and Rus) (legendary figure) - Miscellaneous * Palin travelled through the following places: the North Pole, Greenland, Norway, Finland, the Soviet Union (now Estonia, Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine), Turkey, Greece, Cyprus, Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Chile, Antarctica

local field

in bringing the boy to Białystok, poking him with sharp objects and draining his blood for nine days, then bringing the body back to Zverki and dumping it at a local field. A cult developed, and the boy was canonized in 1820. His relics are still the object of pilgrimage. On All Saints Day, July 27, 1997, the Belorussian state TV showed a film alleging the story is true. Is the New in the Post-Soviet Space Only the Forgotten Old

successful liberal

. After Sipiagin's assassination (1902) Sviatopolk-Mirskii resigned as Assistant Minister but was persuaded to accept the position of Governor-General of the North-Western province that included gubernias of Vilna, Kovno and Grodno (that is modern-day Lithuania and most of the Belarus). As the Governor-General, Sviatopolk-Mirskii was credited with successful liberal reforms, defusing national tensions in the provence by allowing more rights to the national minorities


'''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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