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Belarus

Belarus (i/bɛləˈruːs/ bel-ə-ROOSS; Belarusian: Белару́сь ; Russian: Беларусь, Белоруссия, Belarus', Belorussiya), officially the Republic of Belarus, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital is Minsk; other major cities include Brest, Hrodna (Grodno), Homiel (Gomel), Mahilyow (Mogilev) and Vitsebsk (Vitebsk). Over forty percent of its 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) is forested, and its strongest economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing.

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Constitution Of Belarus - Section One: Principles of The Constitutional System
... sets up the governmental framework and specifies that the government is run by the people of Belarus ... protects the rights and freedoms of its citizens, but contains the proviso that a citizen of Belarus "bears a responsibility towards the State to discharge unwaveringly the ... The laws themselves are subject to international law and Belarus is willing to "recognize the supremacy of the universally acknowledged principles of international law and ...
Compendium Of Postage Stamp Issuers (Ba – Be) - Belarus
... Formerly part of the Russian Empire and the USSR, Belarus became independent in 1991 and began its own postal administration in 1992 ... = 1 Belarusian ruble Main Article Postage stamps and postal history of Belarus See also Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) ...
Belarus - Culture - Telecommunications
... Further information Telecommunications in Belarus In 2008, there were 3.718 million phone landlines used in comparison to 8.639 million cellular phones in Belarus ... There are approximately 113,000 internet hosts in Belarus in 2009 to meet the needs of approximately 3.107 million Internet users ... The largest media holding group in Belarus is the state-owned National State Teleradiocompany ...
Constitution Of Belarus - Criticism of Constitutional Changes
... Both referendums were severely criticized by the political opposition inside Belarus as well as by international observers such as the OSCE ... Opposition parties contend that the vote to dissolve the Supreme Soviet in 1996 removed Belarus' last democratically elected parliament and installed Lukashenko's hand picked parliament ... with Radio Free Europe, presidential candidate Alaksandar Milinkievič stated that Belarus' stance as a neutral country, stated in Article 18, should be preserved with regard to joining NATO and the European Union ...
Bandy World Championship 2006 - Group A - Premier Tour
28 January Sweden - Kazakhstan 14-1 Belarus - Finland 1-13 Russia - Norway 12-2 29 January Sweden - Finland 4-5 Norway - Belarus 17-2 Russia - Kazakhstan 21-3 30 January Sweden - Belarus 13-1 ...