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see BelarusBelarus
or Byelarus
, formerly Belorussia,
officially Republic of Belarus, republic (2005 pop. 9,799,000), c.80,150 sq mi (207,600 sq km), E central Europe. It is sometimes called White Russia.
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, Byelorussia, Belorussia
a republic in E Europe; part of the medieval Lithuanian and Polish empires before occupied by Russia; a Soviet republic (1919--91); in 1997 formed a close political and economic union with Russia: mainly low-lying and forested. Languages: Belarussian; Russian. Religion: believers are mostly Christian. Currency: rouble. Capital: Minsk. Pop.: 9 851 000 (2004 est.). Area: 207 600 sq. km (80 134 sq. miles)
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Establishing the exclusive distribution agreement with Bang & Bonsomer will ensure that Cytec continues to develop business in Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia, working with locally based partners in the composites industry, while offering them the consistent high level of customer service that they associate with Cytec, worldwide.
He was born and raised in that large, lively town on the border of Belorussia.
Ministry of Finance of Belorussia is collecting orders for the currency bonds placement for 150 bn USD.
Europe (Spain, France, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Greece, Bulgaria, European Turkey, Romania, Hungary, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Czechia, Slovakia, Poland, Slovenia, Belorussia, Ukraine, Moldavia, European Russia, European Kazakhstan), East and West Siberia, Kazakhstan, China, Caucasus (Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia), Turkey, Syria, Iran.
The branches crossing Lithuania are as follows: IX B (Kiev-Minsk-Vilnius-Klaipeda) connects Klaipeda Sea Port--the main Lithuanian freight and logistics centre--with Vilnius, Belorussia, Ukraine and Russia; IX D (Kaisiadorys-Kaunas-Kaliningrad) is the main railway line connecting the Russian Federation with its enclave--Kaliningrad region and serving the major transit flows.
Born in 1921 in a small town near Minsk, Belorussia, he came to the USA when he was three years old.
As the Wehrmacht prepared to attack Russia in 1941, it entered Yugoslavia first; then, operating under Operation Barbarossa, its use of ideological killing made a bloody conquest of a vast strip of land, extending from the Baltic Sea in the north, via Belorussia, to the southeastern Ukraine, with more to follow in the spring and summer of 1942.
According to Prusin, Eastern Europe which encompassed the Baltic republics and the western provinces of Belorussia, Ukraine and the republic of Moldova, had shared enough in common to enable its discussion as a coherent entity.
Particularly data for the successor states in Central Asia and for Belorussia are missing.
There was, in fact, another giant in his bloodline, a great-great-uncle named Sol, who, in the late 1800s, had paraded his seven-foot frame all around Belorussia as part of a traveling carnival.
The King received the credentials of the ambassadors-designate of Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belorussia, Belgium, Bissau Guinea (Non-resident), Chile (Non-resident), Cote D'Ivoire, Ecuador (Non-resident), Ethiopia, Gambia, Germany, Hungary, India, Jordan, Kenya, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sweden, Tajikistan, and United Arab Emirates.