7 Apr 2016 Minsk by Ciklum Minsk is the capital and the largest city of Belarus, which shares borders with Poland, Ukraine, Russia, and the Baltic nations. It has a population of over 2 million. Minsk is easily accessible from many European countries: Minsk International airport offers direct flights (≈1.5-2h) to Amsterdam, Berlin, Frankfurt, Hannover, Warsaw, Vienna, London, Geneva and other cities. Belarusian Visa can be easily obtained at the airport in Minsk upon arrival. An excellent technical education system has been developed in Belarus, with 22 technical universities that deliver more than 2,500 IT specialists each year. This makes Belarus one of the world’s leading providers of highly qualified IT specialists. The Belarusian government actively supports IT organizations. In 2005, it established the IT-association ‘High Tech Park’ of which Ciklum Minsk is a part. It is aimed to boost the competitive power of technology-based sectors and to attract foreign investments. There are more than 35,000 IT specialists in Belarus, the majority of them residing in Minsk. Ciklum Minsk new office is located in the city center; it hosts around 200 people and is a home for such development teams as Colada, Luware etc.