Russian President Vladimir Putin attends Zapad-2017 joint drills with Belarus

Russian President Vladimir Putin (c) uses a pair of binoculars as he inspects the joint Zapad-2017 (West-2017) Russian military exercises with Belarus at the Luzhsky training ground in Leningrad region on September 18, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russian President Vladimir Putin has attended joint drills, demonstrating Moscow’s military might, with Belarus near Russia’s western border […]

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Iran welcomes enhanced ties with Belarus: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) shakes hands with Belarusian Council of the Republic Speaker Mikhail Myasnikovich in Tehran on February 6, 2016. (Photo by IRNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Belarus have always stood by each other with their close political stance and cooperation on the international scene, stressing the importance of […]

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Serbian hosting joint military drills with Russian and Belarusian armed forces

Serbia is hosting joint military drills with Russian and Belarusian armed forces with the aim of broadening cooperation in anti-terror missions across borders. Some 450 Serbian soldiers, 212 Russian troops and 56 Belorussian military servicemen are taking part in the tactical drills, named “Slavic Brotherhood 2016,” in the Belgrade region, according to media reports. The […]

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Belarus

Belarus, officially Respublika Belarus (Republic of Belarus), landlocked republic in east central Europe, bordered by Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and the Baltic republics of Latvia and Lithuania to the northwest. Belarus has a generally flat terrain with many forests, lakes, and marshes. Nearly 80 percent of its people are […]

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