Belarus (Belarusian and Russian: Белару́сь) is in Eastern Europe. It has borders with Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia.
Minsk is the capital and biggest city of Belarus. It is situated on the Svislach and Niamiha rivers.
Barysaw (Borisov) is a city in Minsk Oblast, Belarus. It was near Barysaw that the Battle of Berezina took place in November 1812.