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Food fest in Belarus after Putin bans EU imports
Minsk (AFP) - Ordinary Belarussians have never seen such an abundance of gastronomic delights in their isolated ex-Soviet country -- famously dubbed "Europe's last dictatorship" -- and they have one man to thank: Vladimir Putin.(9/16/2014 7:07:02 PM)
Belarus Aids Norwegian Fish Producers in Dodging Russian Import Ban
Norway's fish producers, heavily hit by Russia's ban on food imports from countries that have sanctioned it over Ukraine, have found a way around the embargo by sending goods through Belarus.(9/18/2014 10:08:23 PM)
To Foil Russia's Food Ban, Imported Ingredients Go Incognito
Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.(9/19/2014 3:41:53 PM)
Belarus museum opens exhibit about Ariel Sharon
The National History Museum of Belarus inaugurated an exhibition about Ariel Sharon. Titled “Profile of a Leader,” the exhibition on the late Israeli prime minister was launched Monday on the entrance floor of the state museum.(9/15/2014 10:40:26 PM)
Talks on Ukraine Cease-Fire Start in Belarus
(MINSK, Belarus) — The talks expected to bring a much-anticipated cease-fire to the fighting in eastern Ukraine have started in the Belarusian capital. Negotiators representing Ukraine, Russia, the pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe opened Friday in Minsk. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said earlier that he would sign a cease-fire…(9/5/2014 7:35:29 AM)
'Parmigiano-Belarussiano' and other secrets of Russian chefs under food ban
By Elizabeth Piper MOSCOW (Reuters) - Facing a ban on Italian parmesan cheese, chefs in Moscow have discovered a new source for fine Parmigiano-Reggiano: Belarus. No sooner had Moscow banned dairy, meat, vegetables and fruit from most Western countries in response to sanctions over Ukraine, than Belarus, a former Soviet republic better known for black bread and potato pancakes, became a ...(9/10/2014 4:22:45 PM)
Press Releases: 15th Anniversary of Unsolved Disappearances in Belarus
15th Anniversary of Unsolved Disappearances in Belarus Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson , Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 16, 2014 Fifteen years ago today, Viktor Gonchar, a former deputy prime minister and leading opposition politician, disappeared in Belarus together with Anatoly Krasovsky, a successful businessman. The two men were last seen ...(9/16/2014 11:43:16 AM)
Buffer zone agreed on in Ukrainian peace talks
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Peace talks to regulate the ongoing crisis in east Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists have battled Ukrainian troops since April, started late Friday in the capital of Belarus.(9/19/2014 9:53:35 PM)
Luxembourg and Belarus share the spoils
Luxembourg 1-1 Belarus Lars Gerson and Stanislav Dragun traded goals as the teams shared the spoils in their qualifying Group C opener.(9/8/2014 6:44:31 PM)
Belarus appoints two Nigerians as honourary counsel
The Belarusian Government has appointed two Nigerians, Mr Abba Usman and Mr Oluseyin Olufade, as honourary counsel to represent the eastern Europe country’s interest in Nigeria. Belarus Minister of Foreign Affairs, Vladimir Makei, who is on a three-day working visit to Nigeria, presented the new counsel at a reception in his honour on Monday night...  [Read More...](9/9/2014 8:40:20 AM)
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