Wednesday Nov 27
Belarusians mark Day of Heroes
The termination of war between Soviet Russia and Poland gave an opportunity to resume the struggle for the independence of Belarus.
Military cargo for Belarusian plant detained at Russian customs
The illegal cargo was found in Smolensk. A Belarusian citizen working as a forwarding agent for a Belarusian aricraft-repair plant travelled on a train from Russia to Belarus.
Vyazma: A Small City That Cannot Be Kept Down
With three tented spires placed in a row to resemble three burning candles, the beautiful Ioanno-Predtechensky Convent is one of three of its kind in the world.
Does Russia become involved in Poland's war crimes of the past?
The European Court of Human Rights announced a final decision on the complaints of the relatives of the Polish soldiers executed in 1940 at Katyn in the Smolensk region by the Soviet NKVD officers.
Le Monde diplomatique
Russian diplomacy is back, too
The 27-storey Russian foreign ministry on Moscow's Smolensk Square was built after the Great Patriotic War , its Stalinist bulk a reminder of Russia's superpower past.