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But really, I don’t know.” I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. A young Dutch man was taking Russian classes at the local language university. Slimy Italians and Turks, mostly.” “Why are they learning Russian? “While traveling any person has full right to do what he likes. Everyone’s worrying about roubles, and they want to remind us that there are more important things to worry about. According to the World Bank, the 2011 devaluation of the Belarusian rouble was the world’s steepest of the last 20 years. They say that Belarusian women are the third most beautiful in the world, Ukrainian and Russian being numbers one and two, respectively. Is it some kind of ratio, maybe body mass index to hair length? Is it that every third girl on the street can pass for a ballerina? One article told about a 2009 press conference held by the Minister of Sport and Tourism. They say the Kremlin was worried about it blowing their direction. Most academic books I’ve read discredit the cloud-seeding thesis. Seeding is when you inject the sky with silver iodide to induce premature rainfall. After the accident, a radioactive cloud hung over the border between Belarus and Russia. It’s probably just a rumor, but Belarusians say it rained a lot that week. You’ve been abroad.” “Oh,” she said, “I don’t think that counts.” The Western diplomat stationed in Belarus had silver hair and handsome white teeth. An awful city,” the girlfriend said quietly to me in the corner during an official reception. Over tea, she told me about last spring’s bombing at Oktyabrskaya, the city’s central metro station. Several forums were dedicated to the cause: “How to Travel by Train Across Europe (Without the Hassle of a Belarusian Visa! “Foreigners always say that.” When the accident happened on April 26, 1986, 31 people died immediately. She studied hospitality and tourism at a local university. Anya was a serious girl, and so our conversations often turned serious. He went to my school.” “My gosh, Anya.” “Yeah,” she sighed. It was hard to learn about life in Belarus, but easy to learn about avoiding it. It’s the cleanest city I’ve ever seen.” She nodded.
He had been dating a Ukrainian woman for several years. “Sure it’s clean, but nothing’s available in the stores, or if it is, it’s bad quality. They put these Western labels on it, but that’s a lie — it’s not Western tomato sauce. “No, I don’t like it here, but I tell all my family to come visit. ’ You know, I just want them to see what life was like for our parents and babooshki,” she held her plate of hors d’oeuvres steady. Nobody wants to come to Belarus.” From the bakery section of Minsk’s central grocery store, I bought some sesame cookies and took them home to my apartment. ).” “One of my departmental colleagues has very delicate hands,” the teacher whispered to me. The nuclear power plant was near Pripyat, Ukraine, just 4 miles from the border. Seventy percent of the radiation fallout landed in Belarus.“Nobody knows where Belarus is.” Sasha poured a shot of balsam into his plastic cup. We were on a train from Minsk, rolling south through the contaminated zone. ’ ‘No,’ I say, ‘BEL-A-ROOS.’ ‘Oh right, part of Russia,’ they say…as if they recognize it.” “I have this joke,” Sasha tilted the red cup back and forth while he spoke. ” “Obviously.” “Well Russia is between China and Belarus. According to a state report, the article noted, approximately half of all tourists that enter Belarus stay for just one day — in transit from West to East, or back again. I read some Russian blogs that said it was, well, internal, for sure…maybe even government.” “What? “Speaking of, did you hear what happened last week? He came to Belarus to be with his longtime girlfriend, a striking Belarusian. If he likes sex, it can be sex; if he likes cakes, it can be cakes,” the minister jokingly told the press.