The collections are especially strong in Slavic philology and linguistics, Russian and other Slavic literatures, history, economics, political science, geography, and the history of religions.
The Slavic Reference Collection, numbering over 7,500 volumes, is located at the east end of the Second Floor Reading Room (RR2S), and includes a wide selection of specialized bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, serial indexes, library catalogs, archival guides and other research aids.
Belarus women are considered to be natural beauties, a trait usually attributed to the belief that they hardly spend a lot of time on beauty regimes and rarely use excessive makeup or accessories to look good because they just are naturally beautiful.
This is often attributed to the unique geographical location of their country.
A few centuries later, Polotsk (or northern Belarus) emerged as the dominant center of power on Belarusian territory, with a lesser role played by the southern reaches of the territory.