Belarus has the 96th position among 180 countries on the speed of the Internet. Worse position among European country has only Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is the 101st.
A unique event occurred in the championship of Belarus. "Dynamo" Minsk has informed fans that the defender with Cameroonian roots Vobga Tenchen will wear the shirt with the name Lutsevich and his new name is Terenty.
At the Cup in honor of Granatkin Belarusian junior national team defeated the Belgians.
And the start of a major victory was the midfielder of "Dynamo" Minsk Nikita Korzun. At the 44th minute, after receiving the ball in his own half of the field in the central circle, the Belarusian noticed that the goalkeeper was far away from the gate. Without delay Korzun opened the score. A minute later he scored again.
Over 133,8 thousand people joined Belarus pension system in 2012. In comparison with 2011, the pension was assigned to 134,2 thousand, and in 2010 - to 131,5 thousand people.
On January, 5 expedition which will search for aircraft "Spitfire",presumably buried in Burma during the Second World War, goes from London to Yangon.
Minsk National Airport in 2012 served 1 821 543 passengers, that is 27.4% more than in 2011, informed the press service of the airport.
According to the preliminary data of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus, gold reserves of the country (by IMF methodology) decreased by $ 112.6 million - up to $ 8.095 billion in December.
On the first place is the OJSC "Belaruskali". According to the results of January-September 2012, published on the website of the Ministry of Finance, net income of "Belaruskali" for this period was 6,123 trillion belarusian rubles ($712 mln).
Foreigners are able to refund VAT for Belarusian goods.They are able to refund VAT at custom checkpoints, where bank branches are located. If the foreigners are out of the country through the custom checkpoints, where bank branches are not provided, the money will be transferred to the bank or card account.
Canadian Association of Belarusians and the singing band "Yavarovy liudzi" from Toronto congratulate all Belarusians with Christmas and New Year!