minsk minsk  /ˈmɪnsk/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States

News

  1. 2013 top graduate: Nicole Minkina

    Nearly a decade after leaving Belarus, middle schooler Nicole Minkina learned how her father's alcoholism helped break her family apart. She came to America, but her father and his problems stayed behind in Minsk, where alcohol and drug addiction are...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: San Clemente Sun Post News

  2. View of the World Through Sun and Rain: Winners of the Plein Air Photo Contest at the Castle of Mir Announced

    MINSK, Belarus, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of the View of the World plein air photo contest organized by the Castle of Mir and Samsung representative office in Belarus were summarized at ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. GM's Opel to build Corsa cars in Belarus for local market

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - General Motors will build a small number of its Opel Corsa hatchbacks in Belarus from next year as its European brand seeks to diversify outside its core market. Opel, known as Vauxhall in Britain, said on Thursday that parent GM signed a deal to assemble the subcompact car from semi-finished kits at the Minsk factory of British-Belarusian company Unison. Initial plans call ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I think Senator Gramm would be in serious consideration for ambassador to Belarus, although I'm not sure the citizens of Minsk would welcome that," McCain said.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: John McCain Source: FOXNews

  2. "Theo has come back available, but I might rest him because he played on Wednesday night in Minsk. We have that option," said Wenger.
    on Oct 17, 2008 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. "The two nations have opposite interests," Minsk-based independent political analyst Alexander Klaskovsky told The Associated Press. "Moscow wants to expand its presence in Belarus, while Minsk wants to get economic assistance while...
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: Alexander Lukashenko Source: International Herald Tribune

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