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ENOG 14 in Minsk
ENOG 14 in MinskThe 14th Eurasia Network Operator’s Group (ENOG 14) that was held on 9-10 October 2017 in Minsk, Belarus featured 234 participants from the host country, the Commonwealth of Independent States and Eastern Europe who came together to discuss ...read more
Source: www.internetsociety.org
Published on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:33:00 GMT
Visa-free Belarus
Visa-free BelarusOne way in is to fly in and out of Minsk and get a 5-day visa on arrival but seeing as ... I’ll tell you a bit more about the forest in case you didn’t read my last blog on the Polish portion. It’s the last fragment of Europe’s primeval forest ...read more
Source: www.travelblog.org
Published on Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:10:00 GMT
The Morning Vertical, October ...
The Morning Vertical, October ...Hahn's visit also comes as relations between Minsk and Moscow are skidding to new lows in the wake of the Zapad 2017 military exercises. (See the Power Vertical blog post, The Zapad Hangover, featured below.) On this week's Power Vertical Briefing (also ...read more
Source: rferl.mobi
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:57:00 GMT
Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations: the way to peace or war
Armenian-Azerbaijani negotiations: the way to peace or warPresident of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan The OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs and the Armenian and Azerbaijani foreign ministers released a joint statement following the meeting. “The meeting took place in a constructive ...read more
Source: The Jerusalem Post
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMT
Suitcase Full of Candy: An Interview with Svetlana Alexievich
Suitcase Full of Candy: An Interview with Svetlana AlexievichMore recently, and still at risk of persecution, she returned home, to Belarus. “When I walk my dog in Minsk, I go past a church,” she told the festival audience, “I see the youth with their new cars. The priest comes out to see them. They want their ...read more
Source: theparisreview.org
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:53:00 GMT
“Mockingbird” bar by Insight Studio, Minsk – Belarus
“Mockingbird” bar by Insight Studio, Minsk – BelarusThe main idea is to create the feeling of an abandoned church with its mysterious meaning. The creation of the bar was inspired by the work of Hieronymus Bosch “Ship of Fools”. Reproduction of this painting is placed in the center of the hall. In the ...read more
Source: retaildesignblog.net
Published on Wed, 11 Oct 2017 12:14:00 GMT
Under the radar, Belarus seen quietly helping Assad boost missile program
Under the radar, Belarus seen quietly helping Assad boost missile programSolomon was one of the first to uncover the alleged Israeli airstrike on the country’s nuclear reactor in 2007, writing about it along with Yedioth Ahronoth’s Ronen Bergman, and has since created an independent intelligence blog called Intelli Times ...read more
Source: The Times of Israel
Published on Fri, 15 Sep 2017 10:47:00 GMT
Minsk. Part 1: My Minsk
Minsk. Part 1: My MinskMy Minsk starts here. Here I had been living during my entrance exams and was enjoying this magic view from the window while looking through it and dreaming to become a student. To be honest, I don’t know whether I wanted more to become a student or to ...read more
Source: BBC
Published on Mon, 13 Dec 2010 16:00:00 GMT
How Ukraine views Russia and the West
How Ukraine views Russia and the WestGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and then-French President François Hollande brokered a settlement between Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin in February 2015 (an arrangement referred to as Minsk II). The initial ...read more
Source: Brookings
Published on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:29:00 GMT
Competing Mobilizations: Minsk Promoting Belarusianization; Moscow, Re-Sovietization – OpEd
Competing Mobilizations: Minsk Promoting Belarusianization; Moscow, Re-Sovietization – OpEdMinsk is promoting the Belarusianization of Belarus while Mmoscow ... Mr. Goble maintains the Window on Eurasia blog and can be contacted directly at paul.goble@gmail.comread more
Source: Eurasia Review
Published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:01:40 GMT