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Belarus tries to achieve good rating for its high education system

Belarusian universities want to improve their position in international rankings - intend to attract more foreign students and demonstrate the quality of domestic higher education. The Belarusian State University (BSU) is currently ranked globally including in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016.

February 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Belarus introduces five-day visa-free regime for citizens of 80 countries

It gives the visa-free entry through the border checkpoint at the Minsk National Airport and the visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 5 days for the citizens of 80 states. These are 39 countries of Europe, including the entire European Union, Brazil, Indonesia, the USA, Japan, and other countries.

January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

Demographers sound the alarm

In the coming years the problem of additions to the work force in Belarus will get worse despite the last year’s birthrate increase tendency.

June 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

Vishegrad pass for Lukashenko

Belarus and its leader hopes that lifting of the EU sanctions will help improve relationship with the West. However, the path towards agreement will not be easy.

March 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

Belarus expects a loan from IMF

Country needs money as Russia is still refusing to help its western neighbour. But what the IMF demands from Belarus? And will it really help to restore economic growth?

February 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Bangalore’s tales of Minsk Square

Minsk is a sister city of Bangalore, India. Our Indian contributor Karthika Suresh Namboothiri tells about history of Minsk Square in the IT capital of India and what average Indians rememeber about this place. 

January 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Belarus and Serbia: A humble friendship with future perspective

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić is on official visit to Belarus. Belarus’ lobbyists in Serbia find it symbolic that the visit will take place soon after Belarusian Presidents’ inauguration and forecast an increase in turnover.

November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

USA and Belarus: steps taken to warm up relations

Ukrainian crisis and geopolitical pressure between Russia and the West has triggered a need for development of Belarusian-American relations The U.S. congressional delegation visited Minsk in the

August 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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