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Topic: Republic of Belarus


  
 Belarus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Belarus declared independence from the Soviet Union on 27 July 1990, and the BSSR formally became the Republic of Belarus on 25 August 1991.
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 is divided into six provinces ("voblasts"), named after the cities that serve as their administrative centers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Belarus   (4295 words)

  
 Belarus -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Belarus declared independence from the (A former communist country in eastern Europe and northern Asia; established in 1922; included Russia and 14 other soviet socialist republics (Ukraine and Byelorussia an others); officially dissolved 31 December 1991) Soviet Union on July 27 1990.
Belarus is a (A form of government whose head of state is not a monarch) republic governed by a (The chief executive of a republic) President and a (additional info and facts about bicameral) bicameral Parliament (National Assembly or Natsyyanal'ny Skhod).
Belarus is primarily inhabited by (The Slavic language spoken in Belarus) Belarusians, and some (A native or inhabitant of Russia) Russians, (A long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic) Poles, (The Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine) Ukrainians and others.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/be/belarus.htm   (1645 words)

  
 LLRX -- The Belarus Legal System
The Republic of Belarus is a unitary state in Eastern Europe.
The legislative branch belongs to a bicameral Parliament - Natsionalnoye Sobranie of the Republic of Belarus.
The Council of Republic is a chamber of territorial representation.
www.llrx.com /features/belarus.htm   (1728 words)

  
 Belarus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The massive nuclear accident (Apr. 26, 1986) at the Chernobyl power plant, across the border in Ukraine, had a devastating effect on Belarus; as a result of the radiation release, agriculture in a large part of the country was destroyed, and many villages were abandoned.
The reform-minded Stanislav Shushkevich became head of state and, along with Russia and Ukraine, Belarus was one of the original signatories to the treaty establishing the Commonwealth of Independent States.
In early 1994 former Communists in the parliament voted to replace Shushkevich with Mechislav Grib, a former national police official; Aleksandr Lukashenko was elected to the post in July, 1994.
www.bartleby.com /65/be/Belarus.html   (1266 words)

  
 Belarus (08/05)
Belarus was the site of the Union of Brest in 1597, which created the Greek Catholic Church, for long the majority church in Belarus until suppressed by the Russian empire, and the birthplace of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, who played a key role in the American Revolution.
The Council of the Republic is the house of territorial representation.
Belarus was previously a recipient of assistance under the U.S. Defense Department's Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program, whose objective is to reduce the threat posed to the United States by weapons of mass destruction remaining on the territory of the former Soviet Union, by promoting denuclearization and demilitarization and preventing weapons proliferation.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/5371.htm   (6230 words)

  
 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus
The territory of Belarus is inhabited rather uniformly, most densely in central regions.
A number of factors affected the drop in the birth rate over the last decades: features of the age structure (the women — children of "children of war" — reached the childbearing age), change in the social orientation and environmental consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and so forth.
Belarus is a polyethnic and polyconfessional state in which over 130 nationalities reside with Belarusians (81.2 per cent of the total population).
www.mfa.gov.by /eng/index.php?d=belarus&id=9   (460 words)

  
 Site of the President of the Republic of Belarus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Today, President of the Republic of Belarus is scheduled to hold a number of working meetings.
The President of the Republic of Belarus has signed a number of decrees on conferring the state awards.
The Head of the Belarusian State Alexander Lukashenko has awarded the medal of Francysk Skaryna to the citizen of the Republic of Poland, the poet Viktor Szwed.
www.president.gov.by /eng/index.htm   (191 words)

  
 National Center of Intellectual Property / News
The Law of the Republic of Belarus of January 5, 2004, No. 268-3, on Inserting Amendments and Supplements to the Law of the Republic of Belarus on Trademarks (Service Marks) introduced a new edition of the Law of the Republic of Belarus on Trademarks (Service Marks) of February 5, 1993, No. 2181-XII.
By the resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, No. 1684, of December 24, 2003 there were introduced amendments and supplements to the Statute of the Order and Conditions for the State Promotion of Creation and Use of Industrial Property Subjects.
The patent holder is the Military Academy of the Republic of Belarus.
www.belgospatent.org /english   (823 words)

  
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The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Republic of Belarus may establish, in response, restrictions in relation of the citizens of the states which have special restriction of civil legal capacity towards citizens of the Republic of Belarus.
The civil legal capacity of foreign citizens and apatrides in relation to transactions made in the Republic of Belarus and obligations arising due to causing harm in the Republic of Belarus shall be defined by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.
Foreign citizens and apatrides who live permanently in the Republic of Belarus may be recognized incompetent or partially competent in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Belarus.
www.belarus.net /softinfo/catal_la/l00091.htm   (4506 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   (2509 words)

  
 Belarus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is a rectangular banner, the ratio of height to length is 1:2.
The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus is a rectangular color cloth consisting of two longitudinal stripes: red upper stripe and green lower stripe that are two-thirds and one-third of the flag width respectively.
Since Belarus and Lithuania had the same colors on their Soviet era flags, both are using the same colors on the national flag (Lithuania has yellow, Belarus has white as their third color).
www.flagspot.net /flags/by.html   (2265 words)

  
 Home page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The Republic of Belarus is situated in the Eastern part of Europe.
The Belarus capital city Minsk has a population of 1.693 million.
Belarus climate is mild, it has mild and wet winter, warm summer and wet fall.
www.belemb.freeserve.co.uk   (377 words)

  
 The National Flag of the Republi
The National Flag of the Republic of Belarus, which is a symbol of state sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus, is a rectangular cloth consisting of two longitudinal stripes: red upper stripe and green lower stripe that are two-thirds and one-third of the flag width respectively.
The star is analogous to the one depicted on the national Emblem of the Republic of Belarus.
The National Emblem of the Republic of Belarus, which is a symbol of state sovereignty of the Republic of Belarus, represents a green-colored contour of the Republic of Belarus in golden rays radiated by the sun over the globe.
www.belarusembassy.org /belarus/flag.htm   (266 words)

  
 Court.by - Supreme Economic Court of Republic of Belarus
The Plenum comprises the Chairman of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus, the First Deputy Chairman and Deputy Chairmen, judges of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus, Chairmen of the Economic Courts of the Oblasts and the City of Minsk.
The Presidium of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus includes the Chairman of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus, his Deputies and judges of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus.
The Court Collegiums of the Supreme Economic Court of the Republic of Belarus are headed by Deputy Chairmen of the Supreme Economic Court.
www.court.by /en   (1515 words)

  
 Belarus Online
Embassy of the Republic of Belarus - (En)
Permanent mission of the Republic of Belarus to the UN - (En)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus - (Ru)
www.belarus-online.com   (335 words)

  
 Republic of Belarus and the IMF -- Page 1 of 4
The Republic of Belarus is a subscriber to the Special Data Dissemination Standard.
On behalf of: Austria, Belgium, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey.
On behalf of: Austria, Republic of Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Republic of Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Turkey.
www.imf.org /external/country/BLR/index.htm   (632 words)

  
 BELARUSIAN HELSINKI COMMITTEE
President Lukashenko’s numerous violations of the Constitution and the laws of the Republic of Belarus justified the initiating of impeachment procedure by 73 deputies of the Supreme Soviet.
It was passed by the ILO general conference on June 25, 1957, and ratified by the Republic of Belarus on February 22, 1995.
As noted in the resolution of the II National Congress of Democratic Forces of Belarus, all the actions proposed are aimed at dismantling the dictatorial regime in the Republic of Belarus and establishing democratic forms of government.
www.ilhr.org /belarus/pastohoureport.htm   (15597 words)

  
 Belarus: General Information
Republic of Belarus, from the Belarusian CCI (en, ru)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Foodstuffs of the Republic of Belarus (ru)
The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Belarus (ru)
www.ac.by /country/general.html   (1180 words)

  
 Interesting WWW Sites In & About Belarus: Don't Search For Anything -- All Is Already Found!
The Republic of Belarus (or Belarus) is a new independent state that has been formed as a result of dissolution of the former USSR.
The Republic of Belarus is situated in the heart of the Europe.
In the North and in the East the Republic borders on Russian Federation, in the South on the Ukraine, in the West on Poland, and on the North-West with Lithuania and Latvia.
www.ac.by /country   (735 words)

  
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The National Library of Belarus was founded on September 15, 1922, originally as the Belarusian State and University Library.
Of special value is a unique collection of half a million documents printed on the territory of Belarus since the beginning of the 19th century till nowadays as well as all publications and materials on Belarus, foreign editions included.
Among them those on the history of Belarus gathered by P.Zhukovich, I.Kornilov and academician Picheta, on belarusian philology and ethnography accumulated by academician E.Karsky and professor N.Yanchuk, on the history of Lithuania and Poland by A.Sapunov and I.Goldstein, on slavic studies by K.Grot and a number of others.
kolas.bas-net.by /bla/nb.htm   (982 words)

  
 The National Center of Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
• On Approval of the Regulations on Staying and Professional Activity on the Territory of the Republic of Belarus of Representations and Reporters of the Foreign Mass Media Accredited in the Republic of Belarus - Decision of the Government of the Republic of Belarus № 869 of July 12, 1997
• On Approval of the Regulations on Invitation of Foreign Clergymen to the Republic of Belarus and their Activities on its Territory - Decision of the Government of the Republic of Belarus № 280 of February 23, 1999
• On Approval of the Provision on Official Publication and Enforcement of the Legal Acts of the Republic of Belarus - Ordinance of the President of the Republic of Belarus № 22 of December 10, 1998
ncpi.gov.by /eng/legal/list1_1.htm   (360 words)

  
 Address to the President of the Republic of Belarus Mr Lukashenko   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
On December 14, 2001 the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus approved resolution N 1804 "On actions to defend rights of trade unions members" banning cashless collection of membership fees.
The above-mentioned resolution ruins the system of membership fees collection functioning in the Republic of Belarus, other CIS countries and all over the world; infringes the right of more than 4 million workers to freely handle their salaries; and aims to financially suppress and eliminate trade unions as independent workers' organizations.
We, leaders of social democratic and socialist parties of the CIS and Baltic countries, members of the Eastern European Social Democratic Forum who convened for this meeting on Dec. 20, 2001 in Minsk, appeal to you with a request to cancel this by-law contradicting the norms of international law.
www.sdpuo.org.ua /eng/eesdforum/3c725bee   (203 words)

  
 Archives of Belarus
The Archives of the Republic of Belarus contain extensive information on the historical, genealogical, spiritual and material life of the Belarusian people.
The archival network, which was created to preserve the records, is headed by the Committee for Archives and Records Management under the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Belkomarkhiv).
The Archives and Records Management Journal is published in the Belarusian Republic for both professional and general readers.
archives.gov.by /eindex.htm   (119 words)

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