The Death Of A US Contractor Has Exposed America’s Failures In Syria
American survivors tell the inside story of the fatal explosion that killed a US military contractor and father of two. The blunders that led up to his death expose deep problems in farming out much of America’s Syria strategy to private companies. Now, the feds are investigating.
Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded To Belarusian Writer Svetlana Alexievich
Svetlana Alexievich is known for her work as an investigative journalist in Russia and the former Soviet Union. BuzzFeed News's Max Seddon attended Alexievich's press conference in Minsk on Thursday, where she criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Soldier Rescued A Baby Squirrel And Now They're Best Friends
Belarusian soldiers found this baby squirrel close to death and brought it to their warrant officer, Pyotr Pankratau. He nursed the squirrel to health, feeding it every four hours. Now, two years later, Pankratau is a cab driver and the squirrel, Minsk, is never far from his side.
Sweet Homeless Dogs Matched With New Owners
The Public Association for Animal Protection organized a charity event in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to find new best friends and families for these wonderful pups. Meet a very special dog named Christmas, and others who were looking for love in all the right places.