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Problems and prospects for the Belarusian IT industry

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Problems and prospects for the Belarusian IT industry

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Problems and prospects for the Belarusian IT industry Photo: tut.by On 7 June 2017, the Microsoft Corporation held a Government Industry Day at Belarus’s Hi-Tech Park with the participation of both Belarusian ministers and Microsoft experts. The seminar addressed issues surrounding the digital transformation of […]

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Belarus becomes safer, but political persecution continues

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus becomes safer, but political persecution continues

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus becomes safer, but political persecution continues Photo: tut.by Numbeo, the world’s largest database of user-confirmed data about cities and countries worldwide, ranked Belarus the safest country in the region in 2017. Other global metrics also indicate that Belarus is a relatively safe part of […]

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Greenmap, Urban Picnic, UN human rights report, LGBTQ Support Centre – Belarus civil society digest

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Greenmap, Urban Picnic, UN human rights report, LGBTQ Support Centre – Belarus civil society digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Greenmap, Urban Picnic, UN human rights report, LGBTQ Support Centre – Belarus civil society digest Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union gives Belarus representatives a prize for Greenmap project. Photo: greenbelarus.info Greenmap Belarus wins a UN competition. 3rd Urban Picnic in Mahilioŭ gathers over […]

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Is Belarus just ‘Greater Russia’? Neighbouring states dismiss Belarusian sovereignty

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Is Belarus just ‘Greater Russia’? Neighbouring states dismiss Belarusian sovereignty

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Is Belarus just ‘Greater Russia’? Neighbouring states dismiss Belarusian sovereignty Foreign minister Uladzimir Makei. Image: CTV.by Despite all of Minsk’s efforts to present itself as a neutral country, some of its neighbours doubt not only its neutrality but even its sovereignty and commitment to peace. […]

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Live: Ostrogorski Forum 2017. Belarus in the new environment: challenges to foreign policy, security, and identity after 2014

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Live: Ostrogorski Forum 2017. Belarus in the new environment: challenges to foreign policy, security, and identity after 2014

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Live: Ostrogorski Forum 2017. Belarus in the new environment: challenges to foreign policy, security, and identity after 2014 On 19 June 2017 the Ostrogorski Centre is holding a conference on the challenges to the Belarusian political and economic model in the new international environment, possible […]

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Belarus extracts its own oil – Belarus photo digest

By   /  June 16, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus extracts its own oil – Belarus photo digest

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus extracts its own oil – Belarus photo digest Many in Belarus took the recent discovery of new oil fields in the country as a joke: president Alexander Lukashenka had demanded earlier that the government start searching for its own black gold. According to experts, […]

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Belarus and Moldova: cooperation despite opposing geopolitical orientations

By   /  June 15, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarus and Moldova: cooperation despite opposing geopolitical orientations

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarus and Moldova: cooperation despite opposing geopolitical orientations Pavel Filip and Andrei Kabiakou. Photo: government.by On 6-7 May, Moldova’s Prime Minister Pavel Filip held a supercharged working visit to Belarus, meeting with the country’s top officials, kicking off several events, and discussing a wide range […]

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Belarusian schools: modernisation or stagnation?

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on Belarusian schools: modernisation or stagnation?

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: Belarusian schools: modernisation or stagnation? Pupils at a school in Minsk. Photo: TUT.by On 12 May, Alexander Lukašenka suddenly announced that starting in September, school children would start class at 9:00 am rather than 8:00. This reform would give children an extra hour of sleep. […]

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The avant-guarde of Belarusian hi-tech industry

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on The avant-guarde of Belarusian hi-tech industry

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: The avant-guarde of Belarusian hi-tech industry Photo: 4esnok.by Agreements concluded in May of this year between the Belarusian High Tech Park and Uber, along with the opening of an R&D centre for the Israeli company Gett, demonstrate the growing success of the Belarusian IT industry. […]

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The Avant-Guarde of Belarusian Hi-Tech

By   /  June 13, 2017  /  Belarus, Belarus Digest, Business, English, Raw News  /  Comments Off on The Avant-Guarde of Belarusian Hi-Tech

MIL OSI – Source: Belarus Digest – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Avant-Guarde of Belarusian Hi-Tech Photo: 4esnok.by Agreements concluded in May of this year between the Belarusian High Tech Park and Uber, along with the opening of an R&D centre for the Israeli company Gett, demonstrate the growing success of the Belarusian IT industry. Dave […]

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