“They would not talk to people, but they started talking to the dog.” How two dogs, Bjorn and Jackie, are helping to treat children
Thanks to the EU, canistherapy support has become available in Belarusian city of Brest.
Belarus: At the age of 16, he had never even studied music. Now, he is an opera singer: This is Andrey’s story
Until he was 16 years old, Andrey Mikulchik, from the Belarusian city of Maladziečna, had never studied music. However, he went on to become an opera singer, and has already performed in both Italy and Belarus.
Three examples of how Belarusian science is involved in solving shared European problems, bringing results also to their own country
Horizon 2020 is the European Union's programme aimed at developing science and innovation. Representatives from Belarus took every opportunity to participate in it and cooperate with scientists and researchers from other European countries.
Ten years of the Eastern Partnership: how do young Eastern Partners view their ties with the European Union?
Last December at the Eastern Partnership conference in Vienna, a correspondent from the Segodnya website in Ukraine, Krystyna Zeleniuk spoke to ‘Young European Ambassadors’ from all six Eastern Partnership countries.
How MOST unites professionals: a Belarusian doctor learns how the Dutch manage the pregnancy process
Yekaterina Shilkina, a gynaecologist from Minsk, was immersed in the practice of obstetrics – the branch of medicine covering childbirth and midwifery – when she went to the Netherlands for an internship in the framework of the EU-funded MOST programme.
Around 18,000 schoolchildren from the Viciebsk region of Belarus have already experienced the virtual tours on offer at the Hlybokaye Museum of History and Ethnography.
How a resident of Baranavičy went to volunteer in Portugal for a year
This week families prepare for the new school year. Bright, motivated students across Europe are full of determination to acquire new skills to support their employability in the future. Today’s students will be tomorrow’s citizens, leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs. Providing them with a…
A tale of two Belarusian districts: As Slaǔharad looks to attract tourists, Ašmiany is working hard to retain them
Slaǔharad District cannot claim to be the most famous or successful district in Belarus. Indeed, the photographer with whom we are travelling to the southern-most part of Mahilioǔ Region admits that she has never even heard of such a district. Slaǔharad District has the tenth-lowest population (…
When the role of women in Belarusian society is discussed, the talks are often contentious. While some are convinced that everything is fine with women's rights, others believe that Belarus is only at the start of its journey towards gender equality, and that women are still subject to certain pre-…