8 Life in Belarus Village

Life in Belarus Village

Recently, the Belarus president has been mentioned in the news for supposedly wanting to restrict the villagers of Belarus from changing their place of residence and place of work, chaining them to their current locations. Later, he said the press didn't get his words
right, and he didn't want to enslave the peasants but was, on the contrary, talking about the managers calling for them not to change workplaces and to stay where they are. Anyway, these are the photos from AP about Belarus and life in its villages.
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10 Young Belarus Guys Drafted to Serve in Army

Young Belarus Guys Drafted to Serve in Army

About one thousand young guys from Belarus were drafted to enrol in the army. The draft is obligatory in most countries of ex-USSR, including
Russia, so most of them had no choice. What you'll see in the next photo might make you think: "What really is happening here?"
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2 Belarussian  Part of  Chernobyl

Belarussian Part of Chernobyl

The exclusion zone around Chernobyl applies to part of the territory of Belarus also. Several days a year everyone has the right to legally enter into the Belarusian part of the zone of radioactive contamination.  On Radunitsa - Belarusian holiday, thousands of people go to the
cemetery located behind the barbed wire and signs warning of a "Radiation hazard." This is an opportunity to see how the area has changing over the years, without the presence of people, and to have a look at it from the highest point of the Belarusian part of the zone.
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2 Special Forces Contest in Belarus

Special Forces Contest in Belarus

In Belarus police a special contest is being held. The winners will get the right to wear a maroon beret - a special headwear with a distinction. As being said policemen consider it to be a special insignia distincting the most brave amongst them. The
contest is open for Belarussian police special forces active members, but not only them can participate - others serving in military or even studying in the police university can test themselves and have a chance earning the beret.
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5 Belarus: Disappearing Traditions

Belarus: Disappearing Traditions

The old style new year celebrated in a remote Belorussian
village. It seems time stopped here many many years ago!
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4 Making Tiles and Sanitaryware In Belarus

Making Tiles and Sanitaryware In Belarus

How do they make ceramic tiles? Shortly speaking clay is mixed with sand and other ingredients, then this mixture undergoes drying, pressing, glazing and
kilning. But the details are much more interesting and complicated. Check out the whole process at one of the Belorussian companies with us.
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4 Maroon Berets of Belarus

Maroon Berets of Belarus

Look how Belorussian soldiers overcome an
obstacle course to deserve their maroon berets.
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1 In the Army of Belarus

In the Army of Belarus

Life and training of an unusual army
structure of Belarus - special operations
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2 Unknown Creature Found In Belarus

Unknown Creature Found In Belarus

Just several days ago workers of one Belorussian farm killed an unknown
animal that had been attacking cows and calves biting their feet.
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24 Army of Belarus

Army of Belarus

We are going to spend some time with an odinary regiment of Belarus and
see how they conduct live firing, survive in cold and much more.
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