Vasil Bykaw

Vasil Bykaw museum opens at the late writer`s summer house

A Vasil Bykaw museum opened at the late writer`s summer house near Minsk on June 19, the 90th anniversary since his birth.

Ninety years since Vasil Bykaw’s birth

It is been 90 years since the birth of Vasil Bykaw, Belarus’ literary great who is world-famous for his novels about World War II.

Ninety years since Vasil Bykaw’s birth

It is been 90 years since the birth of Vasil Bykaw, Belarus’ literary great who is world-famous for his novels about World War II.

Listapad film festival kicks off in Minsk

The 19th edition of an annual international film festival, Listapad, opened at the Palace of the Republic in Minsk on November 2.

Authorities in Minsk, Hrodna refuse to rename streets after Vasil Bykaw

In its reply to the petitioners, the Minsk City Executive Committee said that renaming the street after Bykaw would go against the “trend of restoring ancient toponyms”...

Opposition activists mark 20th anniversary of state sovereignty declaration by flower-laying ceremonies

Opposition activists and public figures on July 27 marked the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of State Sovereignty by laying flowers at the graves of Vasil Bykaw, Henadz Karpenka, Ihar Hermyanchuk, Artur Volski and other people deemed to be prominent co

USA concerned about “suppression” of independent media, opposition activists in Belarus

“After some notable improvements in late 2008, we regret that in the period since there has been a litany of continuing violations of OSCE commitments...

Activists of “Tell the Truth!” campaign file petition for naming street after Vasil Bykaw

Poet Uladzimir Nyaklyayew and other activists of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign on July 12 filed a petition with the Minsk Executive Committee for naming a street after prominent Belarusian writer Vasil Bykaw.

Activists of “Tell the Truth!” campaign comment on seizures of sheets of signatures to petitions for naming streets after Vasil Bykaw

At a countryside event held near Minsk on Thursday, activists of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign told the gathered journalists about authorities’ move to take away sheets of signatures that had been collected to petitions for naming streets in Minsk and Hrodna after writer

Sheets bearing 50,000 signatures collected to petitions for naming streets after Vasil Bykaw stolen from apartment in Minsk

Sheets bearing 50,000 signatures collected to a petition for naming streets in Minsk and Hrodna after writer Vasil Bykaw were stolen on July 6 from the Minsk apartment of an activist of the “Tell the Truth!” campaign, Yuliya Rymashewskaya, spokesperson for the campaign, to

Bykaw\'s birth anniversary to be marked by Belarusian-language dictation session in St. Petersburg

A Belarusian-language dictation session will be held in the Library of National Literatures of St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 19 on the occasion of the 86th birth anniversary of Belarus' literary great Vasil Bykaw.

\"Tell the Truth!\" activists defiant despite crackdown

Activists of the "Tell the Truth!" campaign said on Thursday that they continued their efforts despite increasing pressure from the authorities, as quoted by BelaPAN.

Civil society activists stage commemorative ceremony at Vasil Bykaw\'s grave

Civil society activists on May 7 held a commemorative ceremony at the grave of prominent Belarusian writer Vasil Bykaw, a prolific author of novels about World War II, on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the Soviet Union’s victory over the Nazis in the war, known in

Sculptor presents Vasil Bykaw bust to Columbia University in New York

Sculptor Ales Shaternik has presented a bust of renowned Belarusian writer Vasil Bykaw to Columbia University in the City of New York.

Barys Kit says that the Almighty helped him do \"something useful for all humanity\"

Barys Kit, an outstanding Belarusian scientist who turned 100 on April 6, said that the Almighty had helped him rise from "low spots in life," escape the "clutches of death" and do "something useful for all humanity."

Barys Kit turns 100

Both Belarus and Belarusians around the world have the right to be proud of Dr. Kit, a celebrated scientist and educator and a great patriot of his Fatherland...

More than 100 people gather at cemetery in Minsk to commemorate anniversary of Vasil Bykaw's death

More than 100 people, mostly opposition activists, gathered at the Maskowskiya cemetery on the evening of June 22 to commemorate the fourth anniversary of Vasil Bykaw's death.