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  • The Belarusian Version of the War on Drugs

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    Today Belarusian version of the War on Drugs is based on three pillars: expensive incarcerations, punitive drug laws, and an undying zeal of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) to create a utopian “Drug-Free Nation”. The results, scored by our methods of combating narcotization are nothing but disaster: appearance of dangerous synthetic drugs, inability to prevent the epidemic of HIV, accompanied by open denying of basic human rights to the drug-using minority. This policy brief will highlight

  • The Success Of Milavitsa

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    long-run. So, the way to the greatness is full of falls and rises. Despite all the challenges, some companies overcome all the difficulties and eventually become great. The example of a great company, which went all the way to the greatness, is a Belarusian company Milavitsa. For nearly 50 years Milavitsa creates lingerie and is considered to be one of the largest manufacturers of corsetry in Eastern Europe. The products of a company are successfully sold in more than 25 than countries around

  • Learning More About Belarus

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    historical heritage.There were many topics I could’ve chose, but I chose four topics on it’s heritage which is it’s physical, cultural, political, and economic geography. I have learned many things on Belarus such as geographic information, the Belarusians, history, and economy. Belarus has many educational information geographically. It is also known as The Republic of Belarus. If you never looked up this fine country on the globe, it is in the northern area of Eastern Europe. Belarus’s land is

  • The Three Most Difficult Things About Learning Russia

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    language with so much to offer. Russian has its fair share of a rich history, multiple advantages and ways to learn it, easy parts, difficult parts, and interesting facts. Russian is an East Slavic language. It is closely related to Ukrainian and Belarusian. All three are part of the Eastern Slavonic group, which emerged in the tenth century. The Cyrillic alphabet, which is the alphabet used to write in Russian, was invented in the ninth century. It is closely based on the Greek alphabet. Only about

  • The Life Of Belarus

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    Life Relatives, friends and neighbors neighbors attend parties for birth of a child. The names of the children will sometimes be according to saint days on their calendar When a person becomes 18 they are considered an adult this is when belarusians get political and social rights and responsibilities like driving voting marriage and going into the army as well university graduates are attended by the president himself If a person were to die in the family home they would cover all the mirrors in

  • War's Unwomanly Face By Svetlana Alexievich Essay

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    writings, a monument to suffering and bravery in our time. Svetlana Alexievich was born in the west Ukrainian town of Stanislav. Her mother is Ukrainian, and her father is Belarusian. Alexievich grew up in Belarus. After she finished school she worked as a reporter in multiple local newspapers before she graduated from Belarusian State University and became a correspondent for the literary magazine Neman in Minsk. Her books are described as a literary chronicle of the emotional history of the Soviet

  • Essay about Transition from Communism in Belarus

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    part of the Soviet Union and Poland occupied the western region. Belarusian nationalism, which is credited to the Nasha Niva, the journal published in the 1906-1915 period, was of critical importance to the Rebirth Movement for self-determination of the Belarusian people at that time, and the name has strong symbolic value today (Altshuler 1998). Publication of the Nasha Niva wasn't seen again until 1991. It uses traditional Belarusian orthography which was banned in 1933 as part of the Stalinist

  • The Concept Of Populism Is Defined By Kurt Weyland

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    Introduction. In any social science, it is hard to find a concept that has a single, universally accepted definition. Any scholar has a vision of what characteristics are inherent to this or that phenomenon. The concept of populism is not an exception. It is one of the most difficult in this respect, as many researchers at different times have used this term to refer to different phenomena: starting from the style of speech and ending with a certain stage of development in the process of modernization

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Contract On The Eurasian Economic Union

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    Since January 1, 2015 the contract on the Eurasian Economic Union came into force. The contract on EAEU was signed by Presidents of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation on May 29, 2014 in Astana. The Eurasian Economic Union is the international organization of the regional economic integration. The union is urged to create conditions for stable development of economies of member states. It means union interested in increasing of a standard of their population

  • The Effectiveness of Amnesty International

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    The Effectiveness of Amnesty International In 1961, two Portuguese students raising a toast to freedom were imprisoned for 7 years. Upon learning about the controversy, Peter Benenson, a British lawyer published The Forgotten Prisoners in the Observer newspaper. This became the article that launched Amnesty International and the worldwide campaign to take action and fight for human rights. Amnesty International or commonly called "AI" is a worldwide, non for profit organization that advocates and