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About us

The Minsk Herald is a web site for everyone who would like to know more about Belarus and its capital Minsk.  You could be a student who has been studying in Belarus, an expat living in this country for a while or just a casual Internet surfer who just dropped onto our web site -- we welcome you all on our pages!

Here you can fine some interesting information about politics, business and economy, culture, sport, crime and other stuff which our daily life consists of. Belarus might be "terra incognita" for many in this world or even "very frightening" for few but The Minsk Herald wants to show ordinary, normal side of  Belarus. In our texts we would like to give useful and interesting facts and details about our country. Hope, we will succeed in it.

Currently, we expand our editorial team and looking for a freelance writers and  proof-readers (English native speakers only).  If you are interested in  work for the The Minsk Herald, please, see descriptions of the vacancies below and send you current CV and photo to job @

Freelance Writer/Journalist/Translator/Editor

  • Translation from Russian/Belarusian onto English
  • Writing texts in English "on demand"
  • Knowledge of HTML is desirable
  • Flexible working hours, work from home

This position is ideal for full-time students who want to improve their English and succeed in  their carrier in international environment


  • Proofreading of the text before publishing
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Knowledge of HTML is desirable
  • Flexible working hours, work  from home