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or Byelarus
, officially Republic of Belarus, republic (2015 est. pop. 9,486,000), c.80,150 sq mi (207,600 sq km), E central Europe. It is sometimes called White Russia, and was known as Belorussia under Soviet rule.
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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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While the urge for justice and retribution was widely shared by inhabitants of postwar Belorussia, people pursued this goal in different ways: with the help of the state, through nonstate channels, or by a combination of the two.
The two sides have also discussed the progress of bilateral relations in the light of the outcome of the meetings of the committee for political consultation between the two countries that met in Belorussia in August.
In fact, the similarities of political transitions within Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belorussia not only explain domestic party politics but also reveal the people's needs and priorities.
The Nazis installed Avdzej as a regional mayor in occupied Belorussia, where he aided the Germans in the arrest and execution of thousands of Jews.
One of them is Katya Shkredova from Belorussia, whose sent a selfie in which she wore a Nazi hat and captioned the photo with an explanation that she adores Hitler because of his willingness to experiment on people.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's national beach football team won the title of the first trilateral tournament in Minsk, after defeating the host team Belorussia 4-3.
The number of trainees who took part in the aviation security training courses at the ICAO Training Institute in 2011 1--Azerbaijan 32 2--Georgia 41 3--Kyrgyzstan 11 4--Kazakhstan 12 5--Lithuania 6 9--Latvia 13 7--Montenegro 18 8--China 7 9--Moldova 6 10--Others * 16 * Armenia, Belorussia. Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The second richest man in the world, Carlos Slim, would soon own Bulgariaas largest telecom a Mtel, report Bulgarian-language media.According to the reports, the company of the Mexican tycoon Carso Global Telecom, has filed a request with Bulgaria's competition watchdog a request to acquire Telekom Austria, which owns Mtel.A Slim, whose fortune is estimated at USD 70.8 B, must get the approval for the deal in all countries in which Telekom Austria operates a Bulgaria, Austria, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, FYROM, Belorussia and Lichtenstein.A Carso Global Telecom is registered in the Netherlands and is 100% owned by America Movil, owned by Slim.A Last week America Movil got the permission of the Austrian government to gain control of Telekom Austria by increasing its capital by EUR 1 B.
Theodor Eicke - commander of the SS Death's Head Division and a key figure in establishing concentration camps - is on the list along with Erich von dem Bach, whose police units were responsible for the mass murder of 35,000 civilians in Riga and killing 200,000 people in Belorussia and eastern Poland.
Exports to Belorussia amounted to 32.9bcm (flat YoY).
Based on its latest categories, Bahrain, Belorussia, Burma, Cuba, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam, along with China, are internet enemies, with extreme controls on internet use.
To cover this vast field the author divides his survey into three areas, each of which has its own introduction: actual allies (Finland, Hungary, Romania, Italy, Slovakia and Croatia); volunteers from neutral and occupied territories (Spain, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Denmark and Norway); and men from Soviet territories (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belorussia, the Ukraine, Russia and the Caucasus).