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Minsk (Belarus)

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  • Belarus pushes Sweden to close its embassy in Minsk

     
    Belarus is pushing Sweden to shutter its embassy in Minsk by the end of the month, the latest in a string of diplomatic salvos between the two countries.
  • Belarus leader denied entry to Britain for Olympics or otherwise

     
    Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, viewed by many as Europe's last dictator, will not attend the London games after being denied a British visa, officials said Wednesday.

    Belarus fires generals after teddy bears drop from the sky

     
    Two generals were sacked and two people were arrested after an air bombardment that has left the president of Belarus fuming over how its borders could be so easily overrun -- by teddy bears. Hundreds of the toys descended on Belarus last month, dropped...

    Beginning fashion designer Tatiana Shabelnik reaches for the stars

    Beginning fashion designer Tatiana Shabelnik reaches for the stars
    There is no secret formula for success in the fashion industry. It’s a field where a woman can go from anonymity at a juice stand to having her colorful prints on shift dresses worldwide without ever having been to fashion school, as Lilly...

    Moscow rejects U.S. pressure over Edward Snowden; eyes on Belarus

    Moscow rejects U.S. pressure over Edward Snowden; eyes on Belarus
    MOSCOW--Russia's foreign minister said there are "no legal grounds" for the United States to exert pressure on Russia to return Edward Snowden, whose whereabouts remained a mystery Tuesday, two days after his arrival in Moscow from Hong Kong. The...