While historians agree that the level of participation of Belarusians
in the Holocaust was lower than the local population in the Baltic States and Ukraine, a monograph describing the involvement of Belarusians
in the extermination of the Jews has not yet been written.
Traditionally, employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Belarusian
foreign missions abroad pay tribute to the memory of those fallen on the battlefields in the name of our Motherland and honor the feats of arms and labor of the veterans of the Great Patriotic War.
Head of education at British Council Wales, Chris Lewis, added: "Roots and Treetops aims to improve contact between Belarusians
and Europe and to raise awareness of the EU, European societies and their values, while also improving the participants' English language skills.
We should understand the Belarusians
lived long time in their countryside of this among Belarusian
delegation will be received by the Speaker of Turkish Parliament Mehmet Ali Sahin.
However, the future of the programme was thrown into doubt last week after the Belarusian
Government imposed a ban on all children travelling on aid trips overseas.
Gallup Poll data from 2007 show that having a close relationship with Russia is more important to Belarusians
than having a close relationship with the United States or the European Union.
If the present authoritarian regime in Belarus drives many members of the intelligentsia to despair, educated and nationally conscious Belarusians
can look back to a Golden Age between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries when, as part of a loose confederation known as the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the ancestor state of present-day Belarus exerted considerable power and influence.
Only in the late sixteenth century did it become associated with the north-east of today's Belarus and its Slavonic population -- the would-be Belarusians
These include such outstanding Belarusians
as Euphrosyne of Polotsk, Kirill of Turov, Francysk Skaryna, Symon Budny.
Of course, mutual trade, or shopping visits of Belarusians
to Lithuanian malls is a key factor in relations with Minsk.
Synopsis: A majority (60%) of Belarusians
say democracy is important to the development of their country; of those, 25% are "somewhat" or "very" dissatisfied with the way democracy works in their country.
The final compliment to McMillin must be given to his impeccable transliteration of the Belarusian
language, which reflects and presents both Belarusian
alphabets (historically Belarusians
have two, Cyrillic and Latin).
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chair of the Consultative Council for Belarusians
Abroad under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, V.
Would it be right to say that many Belarusians
do not care about the politics as long as they are able to afford a relatively decent living and pretty cheap goods?