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  Belarus - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Under the 1994 constitution, Belarus was to have a unicameral legislature (Supreme Soviet) of 260 members elected by universal adult suffrage for a term of five years.
Belarus is divided administratively into six oblasts, which have the same names as their largest cities.
Opposition parties include the BPF-Revival (formerly the Belarusian Popular Front, founded as a pro-reform movement in 1988), the Belarusian Social Democratic Party (National Assembly), the Belarusian Social Democratic Assembly, the United Civic Party, and the Party of Communists of Belarus.
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  Communist Party of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In theory, supreme power in the party was invested in the Party Congress, however, in practice the power structure became reversed and, particularly after the death of Lenin, supreme power became the domain of the General Secretary.
This was both an attempt to "proletarianize" the party and an attempt by Stalin to strengthen his base by outnumbering the Old Bolsheviks and reducing their influence in the party.
In other republics, communists established the Armenian Communist Party, Communist Party of Azerbaijan, Party of Communists of Kyrgyzstan, Communist Party of Ukraine, Communist Party of Belarus, Party of Communists of the Republic of Moldova, Communist Party of Kazakhstan and the Communist Party of Tajikistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_the_Soviet_Union   (1392 words)

Belarus, officially Respublika Belarus (Republic of Belarus), landlocked republic in east central Europe, bordered by Russia to the east, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and the Baltic republics of Latvia and Lithuania to the northwest.
Belarus was established in 1919 as the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR), which in 1922 became one of the four founding republics of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).
Belarus has four additional discernible geographic regions: an area of lakes, hills, and forests in the north; an agricultural region with mixed-conifer forests in the west; a broad elevated plain in the east; and the Poles’ye (also called the Pripet Marshes), a lowland of rivers and swamps that extends into Ukraine, in the south.
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The Communist Party was declared illegal after the abortive August 1991 coup attempt, but was relegalized in February 1993.
The parties with the greatest representation in the 260-member unicameral Supreme Council elected in 1995 were the Communist Party (42 seats) and the Agrarian Party (33).
As of 1999, the primary opposition party was the Belarussian Popular Front, whose chairman, Zyanon Paznyak, was in exile in the United States.
www.nationsencyclopedia.com /Europe/Belarus-POLITICAL-PARTIES.html   (298 words)

 Belarus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Belarus (Belarusian: Беларусь, Russian: Белару́сь) is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe, bordering Russia to its East, Ukraine to its South, Poland to its West, Lithuania and Latvia to its North.
Belarus is a republic, governed by a President and a bicameral parliament—the National Assembly—comprising a lower house, the 110 member House of Representatives, and an upper house, the 64 member Council of the Republic.
Belarus experiences an average rainfall of 600 to 700 millimeters with over 70 percent of the rain falling during the warmer periods of the year.
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Intervention of the Communist Party of Belarus by Victor Tsikin
It is a particular pleasure for me to convey warm greetings and congratulations to the communists of Greece on behalf of the comrades of Belarus on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the foundation of the CPG.
The fact that Belarus retained many of the gains of socialism and sank less than some of the other former Soviet republics into the capitalist swamp, is largely due to the contribution of the President of the Republic, Alexander Lucashenko, certainly a man of left convictions.
www.kke.gr /cpg/Int_meet/Interventions/belarus.html   (1262 words)

 Communist Party of Belarus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Communist Party of Belarus (Belarusian: Камуністы́чная па́ртыя Белару́сі, Kamunistichnaya Partya Belarusi)) is a political party in Belarus, that supports the government of president Alexander Lukashenko.
 This article on a Communist party in Europe is a stub.
Communist parties in the Former Soviet Union
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 :: Wschodnioeuropejskie Centrum Demokratyczne ::
It co-operated with the Agrarian Party of Russia and the Peasants’ Party of Ukraine.
Deputy Chairman of BPF «Adradzhenne» and the Party BPF in 1999–2001.
Chairman of BPF «Adradzhenne» and the Party BPF.
www.eedc.org.pl /eng/www/biblioteka/system/chapter_04.htm   (14196 words)

 Belarus Update - European Forum
The oppositional parties, not represented in the parliament, are often internally divided and have to cope with all sorts of governmental hinder.
Party leader Anatal Lyabedzka narrowly lost the vote from Aliaksandr Milinkevich during the congress of democratic forces in october 2005, when the united opposition candidate for the presidential elections was choosen.
The Belarusian Party of Communists is in opposition and co-exists with the pro-government Communist Party of Belarus.
www.europeanforum.net /country/belarus   (8384 words)

Belarus is one of the former republics of the Soviet Union, its people ethnically different from the Russians.
The Communist Party in Belarus survived the break up of the Soviet Union, and Lukashenko acquired disfavor from party bureaucrats and officials because of his attacks on favoritism.
It is said that because of the winds on April 26, 1986, 70 percent of the radioactive dust from the Chernobyl nuclear mishap fell on Belarus.
www.fsmitha.com /world/belarus.htm   (911 words)

 Belarus - Political Parties
The Communist Party of Belarus (CPB), part of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU), claimed to rule the Belorussian SSR in the name of the proletariat for the entire duration of the republic's existence.
After the CPB was banned in the wake of the August 1991 coup d'état, Belarusian communists regrouped and renamed themselves the Party of Communists of Belarus (PCB), which became the umbrella organization for Belarus's communist parties and proRussian groups.
The United Democratic Party of Belarus was founded in November 1990 and was the first political party in independent Belarus other than the communist party.
countrystudies.us /belarus/44.htm   (541 words)

 Country Profiles Foreign & Commonwealth Office
Belarus is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe and borders Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Ukraine.
Belarus' Presidential election on 19 March 2006 was characterised by massive fraud and intimidation of the opposition.
Belarus was occupied and devastated by the Germans in World War II, losing between a quarter and a third of its population.
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The monitoring of the elections and the Referendum in Belarus was carried out by the mission of the CIS member states, representatives of other international organizations and independent observers.
8 283 citizens of Belarus voted at the Referendum and the Parliamentary Elections to the Chamber of Representatives of Belarus at the polling stations abroad.
Belarus invited the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and its Secretary General Yoshio Utsumi to participate in the second International Scientific Conference "Information Technologies and Legal Informatization-2004", which is to be held in Minsk on October 28-29.
www.belarusembassy.org /news/digests/102004.htm   (1067 words)

 ipedia.com: List of Communist Parties Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The formation of Communist Parties in various countries was instigated by the formation of the Communist Third International by the Russian Bolsheviks.
Denmark - Communist Party of Denmark, Communist Party in Denmark
Portugal - Communist Party of Portugal, Portuguese Communist Party
www.ipedia.com /list_of_communist_parties.html   (649 words)

 Belarus Project
U.S. Belarus has failed to meet even minimal international conditions for its upcoming election, which calls into question whether it is worth to send a team of observers from the OSCE's Office of Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, U.S. Ambassador David T. Johnson told the OSCE Permanent Council on August 31 in Vienna.
In the statement, the party accuses the OSCE of "contributing to Russia's occupation policy" in Belarus and of "preparing and campaigning for the dictator's pseudo elections." The statement also demands that the activities of the OSCE AMG in Belarus be stopped and that its head be replaced.
The Belarus project was established to support Belarusian citizens in making their cases before the U.S. government and public and international fora and intergovernmental organizations regarding Alexander Lukashenko's wholesale assault on human rights and the rule of law in Belarus.
www.ilhr.org /ilhr/regional/belarus/updates/2000/36.html   (3820 words)

 MAR | Data | Chronology for Russians in Belarus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The suspension of the Communist Party is lifted in February.
Belarus quickly raised the rubles to make a partial payment, and sought to strengthen its economic ties to Russia, hoping to lessen the chances of another cutback (or worse, a cut-off) of energy deliveries.
The protest was held on the sixth anniversary of the proclamation of the sovereignty of Belarus.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/chronology.asp?groupId=37001   (3788 words)

 ABM -- Political Parties             (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The then-leader of the party, Semyon Sharetsky, was elected Supreme Soviet chairman.
Mission Statement of the Party Nadzeya: Prioritizing protection of family, motherhood, and childhood, Nadzeya is a party of civil progress and democratic reforms, a party of social justice and global human values, a party of economic and political freedom.
Note: Although registered as a political party with the Belarusian Ministry of Justice in June, 1998, Leonid Deiko, BSDP spokesman, said that the new organization should not be regarded as a political party because more than half of its members are affiliated with other parties.
www.friends-partners.org /partners/belarus.old/bel-pol.htm   (1426 words)

 Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Racism
Other organizations active in Belarus are the Union of Former Ghetto and Concentration Camps Inmates, the Union of World War II Veterans, the Holocaust Foundation in Minsk (with a branch in Brest), Maccabi and a children’s choir.
Since 1988 no antisemitic incident in Belarus has been seriously investigated, no perpetrator punished and most cases go unpublicized (as in Soviet times, when it was believed that if you did not talk about it, it did not exist).
At the same time, the Central Committee of the Belarusian Communist Party admitted that it was a mistake to publish the article since its content contradicted Marxist-Leninist ideology and the party’s political platform on the national question.
www.tau.ac.il /Anti-Semitism/asw2005/belarus.htm   (1670 words)

 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Belarus (Belarus and Moldova) ...
That party was the precursor of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU-- q.v.
The Communist Party of Belarus was banned in Belarus in August 1991, as was the Communist Party of Moldova in Moldova.
Belarus and Moldova both became members of the IMF in 1992.
lcweb2.loc.gov /frd/cs/belarus/by_glos.html   (3020 words)

 The Jewish Virtual History Tour - Belarus
The organization worked with the Communist Party to close synagogues, yeshivot, and other means of religious practice.
Unlike in Russia, Polish Jewry was not repressed by the Communist Party.
The Communist Party attempted to assimilate the Jewish population of Western Belorussia.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/vjw/Belarus.html   (2645 words)

 History of Belarus (Great Litva)
Napoleon was defeated by the vastness of Russian territory and the skill of Russian Field Marshal Kutuzov in the Battle of Borodino near Moscow, Russia.
On the 19 August, 1991 the BSSR was renamed to the Republic of Belarus.
Belarus in the middle of the XVIII c.
www.belarusguide.com /as/history/history.html   (2810 words)

 NCSJ - Belarus page
The Communist Party of Belarus was one of the most conservative in the Soviet Union, as was the Belarusian population.
Belarus subsequently readmitted the OSCE Advisory and Monitoring Group, and the Group now operates in Belarus under a tightly restricted mandate.
Belarus plans to peg its ruble to the Russian ruble in 2004, in order to adopt the Russian currency by 2005 as part of the hoped-for Russia-Belarus union.
www.ncsj.org /Belarus.shtml   (4491 words)

 Situation in the Republic Belarus today
The stage which Belarus has achieved today, is the one when it will be able to develop itself based on its own, strong economy that survived the crisis, - demands the liberation of the creational energy of the working masses and as a result, demands their democracy, not the democracy of the bureaucrats.
That is why the Belarussian communists perceive the creation of the Unity State as a stage on the way to resurrection of the USSR, as a very important task in the national liberation struggle of the Soviet people, of which the people of Belarus are an integral part.
The Communist party of Belarus (CPB) that was revived in 1996 as an opponent of the PCB, was fully on the President's side, but is showing yet again its bureaucratic origins and its devotion to parliamentarism.
www.wpb.be /icm/2006/Contributions_to_the_Seminar/Sci06_Belarus_CPSU_contribution_EN_Lok.htm   (4652 words)

 Justice Ministry Issued Warning to Communist Party of Belarus :: Charter'97 :: News :: 09/01/2007
Justice Ministry of Belarus has finished an audit of activities of the Party of Communists of Belarus (PCB), including the check of its members’ number and whether it conforms to requirements of the law.
That is why an official warning has been issued to the party of Communists of Belarus, and a term given for curing breaches.
The Party of the Communists of Belarus is set to challenge the official warning of Justice ministyr in the court.
www.charter97.org /eng/news/2007/01/09/party   (487 words)

 Belarusian Review :: The First Declaration of Belarusian Independence   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Another communist official at the time similarly explained that the BSSR was a tactical move to counteract President Wilson's slogan regarding national self-determination of peoples.
The present position of the BNR remains that the current regime of the Republic of Belarus cannot be regarded as genuinely representing Belarusian national statehood, in its content, identity, policies and behavior.
The desire to reconstitute Belarus as a clearly non-Soviet state, to see the country's future in the community of nations of Europe, fully corresponds with the aims of BNR Rada.
www.belreview.cz /articles/2903.html   (2158 words)

 On Parliamentary elections in the Republic of Belarus
The political parties and social movements of Belarus are being actively engaged in pre-election activities.
There have been registered 51 initiative groups from the United Civil Party, 35 from the Belarusian Social and Democratic Party “Narodnaya Gramada”, 32 from the Belarusian Popular Front, 21 initiative groups belong to the Belarusian Communist Party as well as the Communist Party of Belarus.
According to BHC observers, the submission of the lists of members of the initiative groups and the registration of the groups by precinct election commissions was held, in general, without violations”.
www.belarusembassy.org /belarus/elections/parliamentary_elections.htm   (674 words)

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A congress of the pro-presidential Communist Party of Belarus (KPB) re-elected Chamber of Representatives member Valery Zakharchanka as KPB chairman on 13 December, Belapan reported.
Communist Party leader Petro Symonenko was quoted in the 13 December issue of "Kievskie vedomosti" as saying it is "absolutely unrealistic" to name a single candidate from the opposition in the 2004 presidential election," Interfax reported.
Party Chairman Ivari Padar told the meeting that the Moderates have been a social-democratic party in terms of program since May 2001 and will soon have the appropriate name.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2003/12/3-CEE/cee-151203.asp?po=y   (1673 words)

The Mogilev Regional Archives of the Communist Party of Belarus appeared in March, 1940.
The documents, evacuated in 1941 to Tambov region, were transferred after the war to the Central Archives of the Communist Party of Belarus.
After the liquidation of the Communist party in August 1991, the Party documents were transferred to the State Archival Service.
www.archives.gov.by /EArh/erxoo_mogilev.htm   (497 words)

32 Authorities passed the law ostensibly in the name of democracy in an attempt to rid universities of communist party structures and the Komsomol, the party youth organization established under Soviet auspices.
Yanchevsky's statement is undermined by the large-scale celebrations organized by the BPSM to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the Komsomol, held throughout Belarus in October 1998.
Admission to state university in Belarus is achieved by passing an oral entrance exam in front of an entrance exam committee.
www.hrw.org /reports/1999/belarus/Belrus99-06.htm   (3227 words)

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