Brest, the Home City to a Hero Fortress in Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ

Brest is a home of a Hero Fortress Hero City is a Soviet honorary title awarded for outstanding heroism during the 2nd World War II. It was awarded to twelve cities of the Soviet Union. In addition, the Brest Fortress was awarded an equivalent title of Hero Fortress. This symbolic distinction for a city correspondsContinue reading “Brest, the Home City to a Hero Fortress in Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ”

Minsk, the Capital of the Mysterious Country of Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ

About Belarus Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe; boarded by Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia. Minsk is the capital and most populous city. 40% of Belarus’ area is forest. Belarus declared its Independence in 1991 after the Soviet Union was dissolved. Prior to that, Belarus was part of the Soviet Union andContinue reading “Minsk, the Capital of the Mysterious Country of Belarus πŸ‡§πŸ‡Ύ”