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  Minsk hotels
Minsk is an ancient city of the Republic of Belarus first settled about 900 years ago.
The Minsk Hotel is appointed in compliance with the international standards and provides comfortable conditions for work and rest to businessmen and tourists.
It is situated on one of the most picturesque places in the centre of the city, on the bank of the river Svisloch.
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Minsk welcomed the millennium as one of the 273 largest cities of the world, with 1,700,000 population (16.8% of total population of Belarus) and ranking 116th by population in the world.
Minsk research institutes account for 72% of all research workers in Belarus, including 17% of high quality professionals, candidates and doctors of science and 26.4% of all researchers.
Minsk is the major economic, political, cultural and scientific center of the Belarus Republic.
www.belarusembassy.org /economic/investments/minsk.htm   (757 words)

  Minsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minsk escaped the Mongol invasion of Rus in 1237-1239.
In 1654, Minsk was conquered by troops of Tsar Alexei of Russia.
Minsk was annexed by Russia in 1793 as a consequence of the Second Partition of Poland.
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 History of Minsk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Minsk, which was a Principality of Polatsk town, was burnt down by the Kievan army during a war between Kiev and Polatsk.
Minsk was one of the Belarusian cities, which supported the January Uprising in Poland, Lithuania and in Belarus in 1863-64.
Under the terms of the Peace of Riga Minsk was handed to Soviet Russia and became the capital of the Byelorussian SSR, one of the constituent republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Minsk   (3353 words)

 AllRefer.com - Minsk (CIS And Baltic Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
1,610,000), capital of Belarus and of the Minsk region, on a tributary of the Berezina.
It became the capital of the Minsk principality in 1101 and part of Lithuania in 1326.
From 1941 to 1943, Minsk was a concentration center for Jews prior to their extermination by the Nazis.
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 Minsk, Belarus  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Minsk is the seat of a university, and Belarus Academy of Sciences, a music conservatory, opera and ballet companies, and several theaters and museums are also located here.
Minsk was first mentioned in 1067, and by the early 12th century it had become the center of an independent principality.
Minsk was annexed by Russia as a result of the second partition of Poland (1793) and became the capital of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic in 1919.
www.galenfrysinger.com /minsk_bellorussia.htm   (189 words)

Minsk continued as a semi-independent principality allied with Lithuania, for as late as l3l6 the records mention a Prince Todar Sviataslavic of Minsk as a witness to a Treaty between the Grand Duke Hedymin (d.1341) and the city-state of Novgorod.
Minsk was beseiged by the Muscovites, relieved by Prince Hlinski and again sacked, (with the exception of the castle) by the Crimean Tatar Khan, Machmet-Girej (1506).
Minsk was to play an important part in the struggle for the restoration of the Florentine Union, as the only effective means of ending the pretensions both of the Tsar and Patriarch of Moscow, and of Constantinople, to political and ecclesiastical supremacy over "all the Russias and all the countries of the North".
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Minsk was one of the largest centers of Zionism.
Minsk brought the General Convention of Russian Zionists to the “Paris”; hotel in Minsk in 1902.
The Minsk intelligentsia, which was uncomfortable with the noise that reigned in the synagogues in the “Shulhoif” [Synagogue Court], founded its own congregation for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, in the “Handicraft School” building.
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 Privet Minsk - Welcome to Minsk
A small public garden in the heart of Minsk has a rich history and not by chance serves as the centre of “gravity” of a city life.
In 1499 Minsk received the so called Magdebourg right - the right of an independent city, the inhabitants of which were released from feudal duties, from the court and the authority of voivodes and other state persons.
Not so long ago the citizens of Minsk were crushed by the news that the well-known city investigatory isolator would be altered into hotel, for the tourists – fans of gloomy colour of torture chambers.
www.privet-minsk.com   (425 words)

 Minsk Ghetto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Minsk was part of the region to be decimated, in the main, by Einsatzgruppe B, under the command of
On arrival in Minsk many of the deportees were taken to nearby woods and shot.
Of the 999 Austrian Jews deported to Minsk ghetto, 3 are known to have survived.
www.deathcamps.org /occupation/minskghetto.html   (2783 words)

 ::: Romantic trip to the bride <- International marriage agency 'AMALEI - MINSK' - the best girls from Belarus, Russia ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Minsk is the capital of Belarus, an ancient and beautiful city with a long and exciting history.
Many conquerors have passed through Minsk because it is situated on the cross-roads of the busiest trade-routes connecting the Baltic and the Black seas, the East and the West.
But nevertheless Minsk steadily increased in importance first as a provincial centre after 1793 and later as an industrial centre after the building of the Moscow - Warsaw and Liepaja - Romny railways through Minsk in the 1870s.
www.amalei-minsk.com /minsk.html   (418 words)

German forces occupied Minsk, capital of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR) in the Soviet Union, shortly after the German invasion of the Soviet Union in June 1941.
In August 1941, Jews established an anti-German underground in the Minsk ghetto.
In the fall of 1943, the Germans destroyed the Minsk ghetto.
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 Free economic zone"MINSK"
The mechanism of registration of the enterprises as the residents of FEZ "Minsk" is fulfilled.
FEZ "Minsk" was created in 1998 with the purpose of attraction of foreign and domestic investments, technologies and management for the organization of modern manufactures in the territory of FEZ, maintenance of favourable conditions of economic development of Minsk region.
Administration of FEZ "Minsk" who render the all-round organizational assistance, solve all questions on the state registration of FEZ residents and is the managing body in the territory of FEZ "Minsk".
www.belarusembassy.org /economic/foreign_trade/fez_minsk.htm   (1839 words)

 Minsk Buildings, Real Estate, Architecture, Skyscrapers and Construction Database
Minsk is the administrative, financial, cultural, and scientific center of the Republic of Belarus.
At the end of the 18th century Minsk became a part of the Russian Empire and assumed the status of principal town of the province.
Minsk City Hall was destroyed in 1857 by special order of Tsar Nikolai I. The center of the city shifted southward from the Upper Town to Zakharyevskaya Street by the end of the 19th century.
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 UrbanRail.Net > Europe > Belarus> Minsk Metro
Minsk, the capital city of the former Soviet republic of Belarus, has 1.76 million inhabitants and is right in the centre of the country, more or less half way between Berlin and Moscow.
The Minsk metro network is a typical triangle system opened on 26 June 1984, after 8 years of construction.
Due to geological conditions a shallow alignment was chosen for the Minsk metro (average 12-14 m).
www.urbanrail.net /eu/min/minsk.htm   (507 words)

 Minsk, Belarus
In 1242 Minsk became a part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and received its town privileges in 1499.
From 1569 it was a capital of the Minsk Voivodship in the Commonwealth.
During 1919–1991 Minsk was the capital of the Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic.
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 Minsk - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Minsk is a city in the European Alliance on Earth and was the capital city of the former nation Belarus.
Pavel Chekov once stated that the story of the Cheshire Cat was about a disappearing cat from Minsk.
In 2324, the Parrises squares team of Minsk, though highly favored, lost against the team of the Starfleet Academy.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Minsk   (128 words)

 Welcome to the Minsk Site
This was initially a camp for Jews, and later became the principal camp for POWs in Minsk (in the Soviet army barracks).
Minsk, the capital of the Republic of Belarus, is an ancient city with rich history.
Minsk is the country's major industrial and cultural centre and one ofitsmost beautiful places.
www.eilatgordinlevitan.com /minsk/minsk.html   (808 words)

Minsk, capital of Belarus, was three-quarters destroyed by bombing and fire.
This Reich’s Commissariat together with that of the Ukraine was subordinate to the Reich Ministry for the occupied Eastern Territories in Berlin, led by Alfred Rosenberg.
When the Minsk ghetto was dissolved on 1.9.1943 there were still at least 6,500 Jews in the ghetto of whom around 2,500 were German Jews.
www1.uni-hamburg.de /rz3a035/Minsk.html   (13083 words)

 Minsk Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Minsk has relatively little street crime, unless you count jaywalking, for which the police will quite eagerly fine you.
The principality of Minsk was under the suzerainty of Prince Vladimir's Kyivan Rus by the late 10th century.
But Minsk's greatest suffering was to come under Nazi occupation in WWII, when half the city's population died, including most of its 50,000 Jews.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/belarus/minsk?v=print   (1453 words)

The city of Minsk is situated on the Swislotsch, a tributary of the Beresina, which, again, flows into the Dnieper.
According to the census of the Archdiocese of Mohileff for 1910, the Diocese of Minsk contained 51 parishes, with 77 priests and 262,374 faithful.
The Uniat Ruthenian See of Minsk was erected by Pius VI, 9 August, 1798, but has been left vacant on account of the opposition of the Russian Government.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10333a.htm   (327 words)

 ipedia.com: Belarus Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
The Republic of Belarus is a landlocked nation of Eastern Europe with the capital Minsk.
The Republic of Belarus (be: Белару́сь;, ru: Белару́сь (old: Белору́ссия) is a landlocked nation of Eastern Europe with the capital Minsk.
The spellings Belorussia and Byelorussia are transliterations of the name of the country in Russian and should be considered obsolete.
www.ipedia.com /belarus.html   (727 words)

 WWW Belarus: The "Vecherny Minskt" newspaper:
For some people the Greate October Day is simply a date, but for the 91-year-old Minsk resident Mikhail Morozov it’ life.
A night of memories became a meeting at school #210 for Chernobyl zone migrants who live at Shabany area in Minsk.
Approximately half of the teachers have also arrived from the places that had suffered from the catastrophe.
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 The Bike minskclub Vietnam
The Minsk Motorcycle Factory is one of those glorious Soviet institutions we've all come to love, its products inspiring greased-up fanatics from such diverse Socialist paradises as Cuba and Vietnam.
The easiest way to spot an older Minsk is that the control panel – where the speedometer is – comprises of two round tubes whereas the newer ones just have one rectangular box.
Basically all you have to do to maintain a Minsk is to ensure that everything going into the engine is clean – clean petrol, clean petrol-filter, clean air-filter and a clean sparkplug – so you need to stay on top of these things.
www.minskclubvietnam.com /thebike.html   (2763 words)

Minsk is the capital of Belarus with a population of 163 thousand.
The city was founded in 1067 and was totally destroyed during World War II and rebuilt according to a symmetrical pattern, with wide embankments flanking the river Svisloch in 1945.
The university, various institutes and the Academy of Sciences of Belarus are located in Minsk.
www.tourintel.ru /cities/e_by_msq.html   (120 words)

 Free Economic Zone "Minsk" - NEWS
The complex of insurance services provided in time to FEZ “Minsk” residents by Belarusian republican unitary insurance enterprise “Belgosstrach” and its foreign partners will be the guarantee of safety and financial stability of business under FEZ conditions.
At the joint stand administration of FEZ “Minsk” together with JLLC “Frame Building Technologies” conducted negotiations with polish companies interested in creation of modern productions in FEZ conditions and participation in joint projects as well as development of trade relations with enterprises-residents of FEZ “Minsk”.
According to the given document starting on the 1-st of May 2004 with the aim of enterprise transport service system optimization of FEZ "Minsk" by passenger transport, the work of public transport will be organized under a new circuit that will allow to cover the whole territory of the Free Economic Zone.
www.fezminsk.by /eng   (1024 words)

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