I feel somewhat afraid to start talking about this “worn-out” topic, at this topic most people feel soreness of the mouth and their faces change. However, I’ll try to speculate a little on this subject as I see it, without pretending to the only correct view.
Most important tips on how to choose the right place to live in the capital of Belarus.
We recommend 2 apartment for rent in Minsk
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An international visitor to Belarus has to be aware of laws and rules about driving and possible punishment for the wrongdoings.
B for Belarus #11 (2019-12-18) expert talk about Belarus with Vladimir Baranich and Yaroslav Romanchuk
After Soviet communists abolished God and replaced Christmas with a New Year, this is a major holiday in mostly (by culture and superstition) ‘Christian’ Orthodox Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine. In spite of mass revival of that religion, old Soviet worship of Dedushka Frost (who replaced Saint Nicholas) remains unshaken and much stronger than en-masse proclaimed faith: Orthodox Christmas is on 7th of January, and it is preceded by the most strict Nativity Fasting, while the New Year has always been (since the Soviet times) big time Feasting. In spite of no frost and no snow, Dedushka Frost is being made happy with bountiful New Year offerings.
Belarus doesn’t feature on many bucket lists. Often subtitled “Europe’s last dictatorship”, it has changed less than its neighbours since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The state has maintained control of key industries, as well as owning all the land, all the collective farming and many of the hotels, the restaurants and the cafés.
In this EXPAT.BY expert talk we share the very basics you shall be aware of before coming to Belarus.
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In this EXPAT.BY expert talk we discuss questions relating to taking a taxi in Minsk. Continue reading “Taking Taxi in Minsk – EXPAT.BY expert talk”