Belarus

Country in Eastern Europe

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Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus, formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres (80,200ย sqย mi) is forested. Its major economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polishโ€“Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire.

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The mass grave was discovered by construction workers in Belarus earlier this year
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Belarus on Wednesday buried more than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims whose remains were unearthed this year after builders stumbled across a Nazi-era mass grave..
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko may discuss the latter's proposal for Belarus to buy oil from Kazakhstan when they..
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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime..
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Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on Thursday, RIA news agency cited..
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The remains of more than 1,200 Jewish Holocaust victims were reburied in Brest, a city at the Belarusian-Polish border, on Wednesday after builders discovered a..
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Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia
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