And now ranks 49th among 190 countries in the world.
Finance Minister says that Minsk hopes not for a loan from Russia, but for one from China.
Lots of people, young Zyanon Paznyak and the first big cross – Vasil Syamashka, 17, has preserved the history.
Hundreds of people visited Kurapaty to commemorate the victims of Stalin’s regime on the evening of October 29.
On 29-30 October 1937, the Soviet secret police executed by shooting over 100 Belarusian intellectuals.
Deputy head of Belarus' petrochemical monopoly Belneftekhim Svyatlana Huryna says Belarus looks for alternatives to Russian crude.
The polling stations will be put under non-stop police surveillance after ballot papers are in.
The debates between parliamentary candidates will be pre-recorded and broadcast on Belarus 3 state TV channel.