Category Archives: Belarus

Great Wikimeetup in Minsk

Disclaimer: this report seems to be incomplete. These words are what I’ve managed to remember. Hey, guys! We’ve got a great, fantastic Wikimedians meeting in Minsk, Belarus on June 26. Its preparation lasted for about a month – that’s quite long … Continue reading

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Belarusian Wikipedia getting popular even more

Belarusian civil campaign “Budźma Biełarusami” (Let’s be Belarusians) has just released a cartoon “Budźma Biełarusami” which depicts all Belarusian history in a 5-minute movie. It’s very amazing. The soundtrack is a song in Belarusian which narrates vital steps of Belarusian … Continue reading

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Google Doodles: brilliant opportunity for popularity gain

In Belarus, its population is mostly Russian-speaking. Even if an individual is Belarusian-speaking, they still google in Russian as they know that they can hardly ever find something interesting in Belarusian (instead of Russian, which is rich in scientific works … Continue reading

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Per aspera ad MW1.17

This upgrade was really a way through hardships. It failed at the first try, and it wasn’t easy at the second try as well. It wasn’t easy for Belarusian (Taraškievica) Wikipedia, too. First, there was a problem with bits.wikimedia.org rewrite … Continue reading

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Despaired desperado

Yeah, I’m going through the next exam in Economics and still haven’t opened my notes on it. Although, I’m not really scared about it. Failing in it isn’t going to be a big deal. By the way, I’ve finally cleaned … Continue reading

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It’s Math Exam tomorrow and what am I doing, huh?

Tomorrow (today for real) I have an exam in Math. Long way to refresh the topics, you know. Although, I decided to chill out for my last. I, along with a friend of mine, went to a pizza-restaurant to have … Continue reading

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All Your Pork Rind Are Belong To Us

Working at Wikipedia is a really enjoyable waste of time. The 30k’th article of Belarusian Wikipedia became ‘Скварка‘ (skvarka, pork rind).  Pork rind is a good tasty meal in most Slavic cuisines. It’s roasted and then served with other meals … Continue reading

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Minsk oversnowed

Damn, it’s just the end of November and the whole city is in the snow. It’s attractive, and the night isn’t as dark as in summer. Despite this, it’s cold here. I had to buy some clothes urgently to feel … Continue reading

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Some words about Belarus

Anyone is able to read an article on the specific topic right in Wikipedia. The best ones contribute to Wikipedia (I’m editor in Belarusian Taraškievica Wikipedia). But that’s not the point. Belarus has been given the name of The Last … Continue reading

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