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Minski Zavod Igristyh Vin OAO in Alcoholic Drinks (Belarus) - new company profile report published

Discover key contact details, the company background and their competitive positioning through this collection of snapshot company profiles. Product coverage: Beer, Cider/Perry, RTDs/High-Strength Premixes, Spirits, Wine.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Global AgendaBelarus Waives Visa Requirements for Israelis

In a move which will likely boost relations between the two countries considerably, Israel's ambassador to Belarus, Yosef Shagall, has announced that the requirement of an entrance visa to Belarus for Israeli citizens is to be cancelled. The decision was reached after negotiations between the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem and the government of Belarus.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Russian convoy enters Ukraine unchecked

More artillery fire and shelling. More deaths. More disputes surrounding Russian convoys -- filled with aid, according to Moscow, though they were never checked by Ukrainian or International Red Cross officials -- that jetted in and out of eastern Ukraine.

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Spalding Today

Emotional trip to Russia for Guide Gemma

The 17-year-old was one of just eight girls from the county chosen to take part in the educational trip to Minsk, in Belarus, where she got to camp with Minsk Guides, stay with a Russian family and take in some of the country's sights. "When we arrived we were greeted by the Belarussian guide leaders with lots of food for our journey to camp - they were very generous to us all," said Gemma, of Wingland, Sutton Bridge.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: Spinning the revolution

I had to do a double-take upon learning that PDVSA had hired Bell Pottinger, the PR firm run by Margaret Thatcher's former communications director to "clean its image." Of course, no comment from the revolution , so we have no idea how much they are paying for this, nor for what purpose exactly.

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Al+ Armenia

NA Vice President received Belarusian delegation

NA Vice President Eduard Sharmazanov, inter-parliamentary committee co-president of cooperation between RA National Assembly and Belarus Republic National Assembly, received Belarus National Assembly House of Representatives vice President, inter-parliamentary committee co-president Viktor Guminski. Greeting the guest in the NA, RA NA Vice President highly assessed Armenian-Belarusian relations based on traditional friendship and understanding and noted that parliamentary format is a good platform for the development of mutual strategic relations.

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National Public Radio

Life In Eastern Ukraine Returns To Something Like Normalcy

People wait for a bus in the empty streets of Donetsk on Tuesday. The city's population, which was 900,000, is now down to around 300,000.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Charter97

Lukashenka changes Air Defense head

Ihar Aliaksiejchyk has been freed from the position of the deputy commander of the Air Forces and the Air Defense of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus. Colonel Aliaksandr Karau has been appointed to this position.

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Defying Western isolation of Belarus, Jerusalem announces visa-waiver with Minsk

Jerusalem and Minsk are set to sign a visa-waiver program, Israel's ambassador to the internationally ostracized former Soviet republic of Belarus said. Ambassador Yosef Shagal announced the signing on Friday to 700 participants at the Limmud FSU conference in Vitebsk, the former Soviet country's third-largest city.

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Uzbekistan supports peaceful solution of Ukrainian issue

Uzbekistan supports the agreement for a peaceful solution of the Ukrainian issue reached in Minsk, said the President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov at the meeting of the Council of Heads of SCO member states in Dushanbe Sept.12. Karimov believes that Uzbekistan considers it important to hold a direct dialogue between Moscow and Kiev in order to resolve the situation in the east of Ukraine taking into account Russia's interests in the region.

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Charter97

Zaslauye authorities ban exhibition about life in Western Belarus

Organisers planned to show the campaign of September 1939 that involved the divisions of the Polish Armed Forces, which included many people born in Western Belarus, Novy Chas writes. The exhibition planned to show original photographs, documents and art objects reflecting peaceful life of Western Belarus in 1921-1939.

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Charter97

Shunevich opens memorial plaque in Lida to honour killers of Belarusian patriots

The town of Lida paid tribute to the memory of policemen killed in clashes with Belarusian members of underground and guerilla groups in 1944-1947. The solemn ceremony was attended by Belarusian interior minister Ihar Shunevich , charter97.org learnt from the ministry's press service.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Belarus plans to increase freight volumes through Latvian ports

After the reconstruction of the oil processing plant Naftan in Polotsk, Belarus has become interested in transporting its production through Latvia, Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Anatoly Sivak told Latvian Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss , cites LETA/Nozare.lv.... Read more...

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Weekday Magazine

Belarusian Opposition Activist Vinahradau Detained, Faces Trial

Paval Vinahradau, a member of the opposition youth group Zmena , left home to report to a parole officer at a Minsk police station on September 11 and did not return. Vinahradau's wife told RFE/RL that police officials said her husband would be tried on September 12. The charge was not clear.

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The Times of Israel

Belarus town honors Eliezer Ben Yehuda, father of modern Hebrew

Gil Hovav , a great-grandson of Eliezer Ben Yehuda, with Israel's ambassador to Belarus, Yosef Shagal , and Limmud FSU's Chaim Chesler at the ceremony in Glubokoe, Belarus, honoring Ben Yehuda, September 11, 2014. A ceremony honoring Eliezer Ben Yehuda, the father of modern Hebrew, was held in the presence of Israeli dignitaries in a Belarussian town connected to his past.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

U.S., allies levy new sanctions on Russia

The United States and Europe agreed Thursday to place additional economic sanctions on Russia over its role in promoting separatist warfare in eastern Ukraine despite a fragile new cease-fire that went into effect last week. European leaders overcame resistance among some of their colleagues who wanted to continue delaying additional measures to see if the shaky truce, negotiated in Minsk, Belarus, holds.

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Hispanic Business

Kronospan Belarus PB Expansion

Project Description : The EBRD is considering providing a loan of up to 50 million to Kronospan FLLC Belarus, to finance the expansion of the production capacity of its operating plant at Smorgon in ., The EBRD loan will be used to finance Kronospan s capital expenditure. Transition Impact : Market Expansion: The proposed expansion will involve increased demand for wood as raw materials for the plant.

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Ancient Suit Of Armor Made Of Bones Unearthed In Siberia, May Date Back 3,900 Years

Archaeologists working near the Siberian city of Omsk have unearthed a suit of armor that dates back 3,500 to 3,900 years -- and it's made almost entirely of animal bones, The Siberian Times reported this week. What kind of bones? That has yet to be determined .

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The Paramus Post

Limmud FSU Festival kicks off tomorrow in Belarus

Over 600 young Jews, mostly professionals 20-40 years old, will come together tomorrow through Sept. 14 in Vitebsk for Limmud FSU, a festival of Jewish learning.

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Inside Bay Area

How we met: From Russia with love

Bill Morrison had several reasons for going by himself on a bus tour of Russia and the Baltic states in the summer of 2006. During the height of the Cold War, he had worked at defense contractor Westinghouse in Sunnyvale.

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