Belarus



official name of Byelorussia.
Contemporary Examples

Russia Bans Lace Panties; Kardashians Launch Kids’ Clothing Line The Fashion Beast Team February 18, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
The Belarus Free Theatre’s Badass Dissident Artists Get the HBO Treatment Katie Baker July 6, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
The Cult of Yung Lean: ‘I’m Building An Anarchistic Society From the Ground Up’ Marlow Stern January 3, 2015
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014
Forget Kim Jong Un—China’s New Favorite Dictator Is Belarus’s Aleksandr Lukashenko. Kapil Komireddi January 27, 2014

noun
a republic in E Europe; part of the medieval Lithuanian and Polish empires before being occupied by Russia; a Soviet republic (1919–91); in 1997 formed a close political and economic union with Russia: mainly low-lying and forested. Languages: Belarussian; Russian. Religion: believers are mostly Christian. Currency: rouble. Capital: Minsk. Pop: 9 625 888 (2013 est). Area: 207 600 sq km (80 134 sq miles) Also called Byelorussian Republic, Bielorussia, White Russia
Belarus [(bee-luh-roohs)]

Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.

Note: Belarus is also known as White Russia or Belorussia.

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