Belarus By: Joe Vanik
Belarus is East of Poland and is about the size of Kansas andborders Russia, The Ukraine, Poland, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Belarus is a republic in name but is actually a dictatorship.
Belarusia’s terrain is mostly flat but it has many lowlands in the North and South and has many rivers, small lakes, marshes, and swamps.
Belarus gained their independence when the Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991.
As of 2010 the estimated population in Belarus is 9,648,533.
Гэта прыклад беларускай пісьменнасці. (This is an example of Belarusian writing.) Это пример русской письменной форме.(This is an example of Russian writing.)
Belarus was one country that was heavily affected by the Chernobyl disaster.
Belarus’s currency is called the rouble. One hundred Belarusian roubles are equal to three U.S. cents.