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It's difficult to add anything new to what is already there on the Internet. So just some links with our comments.
Reference, Cities, Miscellaneous ...
Country Reference    
CIA -World Fact Book wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: CIA knows it's job.
Cons: Do you always believe CIA? Unfortunately KGB does not have something like this to compare.
World Desk Reference wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: One more short but comprehensive Belarus reference.
Cons: No so far.
Belarus' Mission at UN wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Unexpectedly interesting. A good addition to CIA page.
Cons: Official interpretation of facts and events is always a bit suspicious.
Cultural and Educational Profile of Belarus wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: One more individual effort. Lots of information and links. Good structured.
Cons: Well? No so far.
European Forum wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: One more comprehensive source of information about Belarus. Economics, Politics and a lot more.
Cons: Seems to be a bit outdated.
Cities and regions    
Maps and Plans wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Cities, regions, everything. Nice design, easy to navigate. No water, just the stuff.
Cons: No so far.
Brest on line wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: A nice site about Brest. Regional news, pictures, maps. Relatively fast, provides additional services.
Cons: No Russian version.
Bresttelecom. City site wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Not so commercially looking, contains a lot of information. A good place for first time visitors. Has English version.
Cons: I might be biased, but the design could have been better.
Brest region
portal
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Pros: Brest Region Council official site. Professional, easy to use, informative. Has English version.
Cons: Well, that's official site.
Bobruisk City Site wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Not a bad idea and implementation.
Cons: Not mush info as yet, some dead links, not everything announced works.
Borisov City Portal wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)

Pros: Just a good city portal. News, information etc.
Cons: Only in Russian.
E-Gomel wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Gomel city portal. City and country news.
Cons: Only in Russian.
Gomel: then and now. wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: The only site I have found that provides at least some info about Gomel.
Cons: Could have been better.
Grodno Telecom wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Some sort of city guide. Better then Gomel.
Cons: Still could have been better
MinskCity Council Official Site wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Mayor biography, some city pictures.
Cons: Nothing useful otherwise. Bad engineered navigation. Only in Russian. Dull official site.
Minsk at Interfax wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Good, easy to use site about Minsk English version.
Cons: No so far.
Virtual Minsk wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Well, some sort of city portal. Might grow to a good site. English version.
Cons: Startup. Many pages still under construction.
Orsha city portal wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Orsha city portal. Better then some bigger cities' portals.
Cons: Only in Russian.
Polotsk city portal wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)

Pros: Polotsk city portal. Well done, up to date
Cons: Only in Russian.
Vitebsk City Portal wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Not a bad start for a city portal.
Cons: Not much info as yet.
Vitebsk City Portal 2 wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)
Pros: Good place to look for information about Vitebsk. Seems to be up to date Easy to use.
Cons: Might be somebody will find some.
Miscellaneous    
A Belarus Miscellany wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: A very very substantial individual effort. Lots of information and links. This American seems to care more for Belarus then some of native Belarusians.
Cons: A bit difficult to navigate. The author still believes that what is known as Belarusian Opposition is a better choice for Belarus.
Children of Chernobyl wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Surprisingly, but it's one of the best collections of the real life  information and images from and about Belarus.
Cons: No so far.
Virtual guide to Belarus wpe14.jpg (732 bytes)wpe14.jpg (732 bytes) Pros: Vast collection of links. Looks as if you might dig out something interesting if you are patient enough.
Cons: Difficult to navigate, not frequently updated. Politically engaged.

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