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Дзякуй Канстанціну Шастоўскаму September 14, 2005

Posted by BiB in Uncategorized.

radzima1.jpg Спасибо огромное Канстанціну Шастоўскаму (простите за любые ошибки в беларусской грамматике!) за разрешение использовать эту фотографию на этом сайте. Как я вчера написал, мне кажется, что эта фотография является почти идеальным отражением истории Беларуси и также отражением сегодняшней ситуации. (Не арестуют случайно Лукашэнку пока он там веселится в Нью-Йорке?)



1. Breaking Belanews « BiB - December 4, 2006

[…] My joy at this photo from this site that I uploaded here knows almost no bounds. I have been engaged in a polite and engaging correspondence with spadar Kanstancin Szastouski, who runs the site as a hobby, but also for didactic purposes, and he tells me, just for a quick extra Belarusian history lesson – sorry to harp on about this – that, yes, that’s a synagogue, an Orthodox and a Catholic church on the photo BUT that the Orthodox church used to be a Uniate church. Does this make anyone else as excited as me? For the uninitiated, Uniates are Eastern-rite Catholics, if I’m not mistaken, i.e. beholden to Rome but the rites are Orthodox in form. Yet further evidence of Belarus’s crossroads history. […]

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