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Minsk

 (mĭnsk)
The capital and largest city of Belarus, in the central part of the country. It was first mentioned in 1067 as a settlement in Kievan Russia. Because of its strategic location, Minsk was ruled or occupied from the 1200s by various powers until Belarus gained independence in 1991.

Minsk

(mɪnsk)
n
(Placename) the capital of Belarus: an industrial city and educational and cultural centre, with a university (1921). Pop: 1 709 000 (2005 est)

Minsk

(mɪnsk)

n.
the capital of Belarus, in the central part, on a tributary of the Berezina. 1,589,000.
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Belarus, Belorussia, Byelarus, Byelorussia, Republic of Belarus, White Russia - a landlocked republic in eastern Europe; formerly a European soviet
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We believe that the European Union would demonstrate the unity, that the sanctions will be extended, and that the issue of sanctions is directly linked to the full implementation by the Russian Federation of the Minsk agreement", stressed Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk in Brussels on the outcomes of the meeting of the EU-Ukraine Association Council Monday, December 7th.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- As the co-chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group have not achieved even slight progress in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement, US co-chairman James Warlick has no right and reason to advise and recommend other organizations anything regarding the settlement, Hikmet Hajiyev, spokesman for the Azerbaijani foreign ministry, told Trend Nov.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ukrainian authorities are violating a UN Security Council resolution by ignoring the political aspects of the Minsk agreements, Russian Ambassador to UN Vitaly Churkin said.
Summary: During the two-year partnership, more than 750 joint flights were operated on the Abu Dhabi - Minsk route, and both airlines carried over 110 thousand travellers.
At the same time he underlined that the most important thing at the moment is full implementation of the Minsk 2 Agreements.
RECENTLY, my attention has been attracted by a number publications and remarks regarding the implementation of the Minsk agreements and the role of Russia in this process.
BERLIN, May 19 (KUNA) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande Tuesday called for full execution of Minsk agreement regarding settlement of conflict in East Ukraine.
Bulgaria is ready to support further measures against Russia if Moscow fails to abide by the deal reached in Minsk on the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, the country's Foreign Minister has said.
Moscow, SANA- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Kiev is being armed by Western allies, according to Moscow's information, but insisted he was optimistic about implementing the Minsk agreement, noting that the intensity of fighting has declined.
Moscow, Rabi'II 25, 1436, February 14, 2015, SPA -- The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists engaged in heavy fighting in the east on Saturday hours before a ceasefire negotiated by European leaders in Minsk earlier this week was due to take effect, dpa reported.
NNA - Kiev "sees no alternative" to the Minsk ceasefire accords, President Petro Poroshenko said.
The four leaders agreed that the videoconference on December 19 that involved representatives of Ukraine, the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and Russia would help organize a meeting of the Contact Group in Minsk as soon as possible," the Kremlin said.