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7 Topics You Should NEVER Bring Up In Front Of Belarusians

BelarusFeed. Stereotypes can be fun and informative but some of them can be offensive and even spark fierce arguments. So if you are not a fan of disputes you better avoid certain aspects of life, culture, and history of Belarus.
Here are 7 things you shouldn’t say to a Belarusian: Take note! Because why not!

Belarus Smart Period Tracker In Top 5 Free Health Apps In USA

BelarusFeed. Flo Period and Ovulation Tracker got in the ranking of the most popular free apps to keep you healthy in 2018, according to CNBC website.
The app that cares!

Why European Men Love Belarusian Women So Much? 4 Foreigners Speak

BelarusFeed. The majority of European men just can’t think right when they come to Belarus and see our women and no wonder why. They look like goddesses, love passionately and cook like French chefs.
They are simply superwomen!

Catch New Year Spirit! 7 Soviet Movies To Watch Instead Of Home Alone

BelarusFeed. As the years go on, the New Year spirit is sometimes in short supply. Catch your fesive mood by turning on any of these 7 old movies and the magic of the Soviet cinema will hold you tight and won’t let go.
Forget you ever watched Home Alone, Elf and How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Belarus Free Theatre In Top 10 Best Theaters Of 2017 – The New York Times

BelarusFeed. The blazing contemporary new work “Burning Doors” of Belarus Free Theatre hit the list of the Best Theatre preformances of 2017 compiled by the New York Times.
“The world’s most visible and lionized underground theater,” the chief theater critic of The New York Times.

CNN: Wild Hype For Soviet-Made Minsk Motorcycles In Vietnam

BelarusFeed. Soviet-made Minsk motorcycles make a comeback in Hanoi and new generation of Vietnamese adore them, CNN reports.
Difficult to start, but once it’s running, it will go anywhere!

QUIZ: Guess Bizarre Soviet Dishes Every Belarusian Grew Up With

BelarusFeed. Fancy yourself an expert of Soviet dishes just because you’ve tried borsch once? But what about viscous kisel, vinegret or even svekolnik? Test your knoweledge, guess the foods in the photos below!

Belarus Company Polesie To Produce Disney And Marvel Toys

BelarusFeed. The Belarusian toy company “Polesie” has signed a contract with the world-famous company Disney.
Belarusian Hulks and Mickey Mice are coming!

Minsk Lebyazhy Hits 25 Best Europe Waterparks List

BelarusFeed. Minsk Waterpark “Lebyazhy” made it to the 25 best waterparks in Europe, according to the latest TripAdvisor rating.

PHOTO: Chinese Language Appears In Belarusian ATMs

BelarusFeed. Belarusbank has added Chinese to the language menu in its ATMs.
Previously, clients were able to choose from Belarusian, Russian and English.

5 Factors That Prove Belarus May Become The Leading Electric Car Nation In Eastern Europe

BelarusFeed. President test drives a Tesla, the nuclear power plant is coming in less than two years, IT sector is growing bigger and bigger… Can all these factors boost a new tech craze in Belarus?
Because why not!

Medics: Belarus May Soon Enter World’s Top 20 Transplantation Countries

BelarusFeed. Belarus has every chance of getting into the world’s top 20 transplantation countries, BelTA reports with a reference to Oleg Rummo, Head of the National Research Center for Organ and Tissue Transplantation.
In 2016 Belarus ranked 26th wordwide in the number of organ transplantations per 1 million persons.

Six Belarusian Developers Featured in 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 List

BelarusFeed. Six companies residents of Belarus’ Hi-Tech Park (HTP) have been featured in the 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 list, HTP’s website reports.
The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) published the 12th annual listing 2017 Global Outsourcing 100 in June.

Tank Attacks! Speeding Military Vehicle Skids Off, Hits Lamp Post In Minsk Centre

BelarusFeed. A tank might be a weighty military vehicle, but it’s still a car. So it can get into accidents, just like civil vehicles do.
On Saturday evening, during the rehearsal of the 3 July parade, one tank knocked down a tree and a lamp post on its way to the city center.
Columns of military vehicles had taken up position and were practising rolling through the streets.

Designer From Belarus Wins Silver Of Cannes Lions 2017

BelarusFeed. The work of a Belarusian designer Angelina Pischikova has just won Silver Lion at the Cannes Lions 2017 festival.
It is the first Lion for Belarus in the past 12 years.

BSU Jumps Up In World’s Top Universities Ranking

BelarusFeed. Belarusian State University (BSU) rose 20 positions up to 334th place in the updated list of the world’s top universities QS World University Rankings 2017/18.
It is the highest position BSU has ever reached in the history of its participation in international rankings.

Thai Designer Feels Inspired By Old Belarusian Motifs And Brings Them Onto Modern Clothes

BelarusFeed. A definitive prove that centuries-old patterns CAN look hip and trendy!
Belarusian motifs have proved to be a source of inspiration for designers more than once.
For example, in 2014 we saw Chagall-inspired red-and-white patterned dresses at Valentino show during Paris Fashion Week.

150,000 Medical Tourists Visit Belarus Every Year

BelarusFeed. Every year about 150,000 foreigners come to Belarus for medical services, First Deputy Health Minister Dmitry Pinevich told BelTA on 25 May. Their flow is rather stable, which indicates the quality of medical care, according to the official.

EPAM Makes It To Forbes’ Top 25 Fastest Growing Public Tech Companies List

BelarusFeed. EPAM Systems, an American company with Belarusian rootes, has been included into Forbes’ annual Fast Tech 25 list – for the third time in five years.
“The companies of the Fast Tech 25 stand out for a trailing three years of strong sales growth combined with industry-leading projected earnings growth for the next three to five years,” the authors of the ranking explained.

Quiz: Can You Guess 11 Celebs Who Come From Belarus?

BelarusFeed. We guess you know the names of such famous Belarusians as Victoria Azarenka, Victor Kislyi and Svetlana Alexievich.
But you’ll be surprised to learn how many other celebs have ties with Belarus!

9 Sweet Facts About Belarusian Women

BelarusFeed. Here are some facts that will help you understand Belarusian women better and explain why Belarusian men must be the luckiest in the whole world!

5 Pompous Foreign Estates Belarusian Nobles Once Owned

BelarusFeed. Rich Belarusian nobles from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania had many estates. It appears that besides the grand castles and palaces like Nesvizh, Mir and Ruzhany, they also had impressive property abroad.
Here is just a part of their real estate in other countries. Quite impressive!

Patients From US And Far East. Will Belarus Become A New Medical Tourism Heaven?

BelarusFeed. Enhanced bustlines and newly minted, sparkling smiles probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of Belarus. But the country has become a minor health-care utopia for Russians, Ukrainians, Kazakhs, and affluent patients from other states.
More than 50,000 “medical tourists” came to Belarus in 2016, according to Uladzislau Androsau, the 28-year-old director of medical-tourism operator MedTravelBelarus. This figure is significant considering the meager total of foreign tourists in 2015 that is lower than 300,000, according to Belstat.

“Slavic, But Not Russian!” Author Of Popular Travel Video About Belarus Makes A New One

BelarusFeed. Paul B., the author of Geography Now! Youtube blog, has made a new video about Belarus.
The episode, released on 30 December, tells about the differences between the Belarusian and Russian languages, Narochansky bread, pancakes and the National Library.

WSJ: Belarus Is Emerging as the Silicon Valley of Eastern Europe

BelarusFeed. In recent year the foreign media have discovered that Belarus can offer more than agricultural produce and tractors. In a new article, the Wall Street Journal is exploring the country’s ambitions as the Silicon Valley of Eastern Europe.
The success of the industry is largerly credited, WSJ writes, to the country’s Hi-Tech Park, a 123.5-acre haven for IT companies in Minsk.

Saoutchik Cadillac: Story Of Belarusian Immigrant Who Created Luxury Cars Worth Millions Of Dollars Today

BelarusFeed. Jacques Saoutchik, an immigrant from Belarus, influenced the French car design while styling automobile bodies for brands like Bugatti, Delahaye, Pegaso, and created luxury cars that are auctioned for millions of dollars nowadays.

Belarus Ranks As Safe For Tourists On Travel Risk Map 2017

BelarusFeed. Belarus has been put in the group of low-risk travel destinations by International SOS and Control Risks in the Travel Risk Map 2017. The map is published to help organisations better understand the risks in the markets where they operate and travel.

5 Top Models That You Did Not Know Are From Belarus

BelarusFeed. 5 Top Models That You Did Not Know Are From Belarus 1 Year Ago FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppReddit Belarus is known for the beauty of its women. One risks getting serious neck pain when walking down the streets here because of the number of good-looking girls around.
What’s less known is that many Belarusian beauties walk world’s most posh designer shows and appear on fashion magazines’ covers.