Description:Country: Belarus / World Region: Europe / "Belarus (Belarusian and Russian: ... more
Belarus ... Беларусь) is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordering Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the north. Its capital is Minsk and other major cities include Brest, Grodno, Gomel, Mogilev and Vitebsk. One third of the country is forested, and industries such as agriculture and manufacturing are staples of the Belarusian economy. Belarus is one of the countries that was affected by nuclear radiation from the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear accident from the neighboring Ukraine."
Newest Review: ... dressed in their overcoats against the bitter wind dancing traditional and modern Belarussian dances. Old and young together. The fabulous Regional Drama Theatre has been fully restored and is now open for business. It's roof was to be restored to it's former golden glory but they ran out of money so only part of it has been done. Time will tell if it will ever be completely regilded. (Every ... more
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by - written on 21/01/09, updated on 21/01/09 (Very useful, 175 readings)
Belarus is a country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the East, Poland to the West, Lithuania and Latvia to the North and Ukraine to the South. This review is mainly about the city of Mogilev (pronounced Mogilov!) which is situated about 180k from the capital, Minsk. It is Belarus' fourth largest city and the one I know best. When I first started visiting Mogilev, about 10 years ago, it was a very depleted and run down city. It had some beautiful buildings but it was obvious that a lot of them were in a sorry state of repair. It was very Eastern European in appearance. Lots of grey blocks of flats, massive holes in the ... Read the complete review
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