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The Republic of Belarus is located in the center of Europe. It is situated on the crossroads of major transport routes between the CIS and Western Europe. Belarus shares borders with Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine.
The Republic of Belarus is located in the center of Europe. It borders Lithuania in the northwest, Latvia and the Russian Federation in the north, the Russian Federation in the northeast and east, Ukraine in the south, Poland in the west.
The Republic of Belarus is an export-oriented state with a well-developed production sector, services sector and agriculture. Belarus adheres to the socially-oriented model of the market economy which has proven to be consistent and efficient.
The term ‘Belarusian’ emerged at the end of the 16th century to name people living on the ethnic territory of Belarus. By the end of the 19th century the term was permanently used to name people living on the territory of modern Belarus.
The Republic of Belarus is divided into oblasts, districts and other administrative units. The administrative division of the state is regulated by the legislation.
Nowadays science plays a crucial role in building the knowledge-based economy in Belarus. The national innovation development program till 2015 has laid the foundation for this process.
The healthcare system in the Republic of Belarus is based on the principles of social justice and affordability.
Tourism is one of the priorities of the Belarusian social and economic development. The government takes special care of this industry.
The Belarusian national culture has its roots in ancient times. It comprises colossal spiritual wealth which reflects moral, esthetic, intellectual values of the Belarusian people.
Modern Belarus is a full-fledged member of the global sport community. Belarus is among the top 20 countries out of 200 states taking part in the Olympic Games.
15 June 2019
Negotiations with Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
15 June 2019
Greetings to China President Xi Jinping
14 June 2019
Summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Bishkek
12 June 2019
Greetings to Russia President Vladimir Putin
11 June 2019
Belarus President makes new appointments
10 June 2019
Meeting with Internal Affairs Minister Igor Shunevich
10 June 2019
Greetings to Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on election as Kazakhstan President
7 June 2019
Working trip to Vitebsk Oblast
Decree No. 215 of 5 June 2019
On preventing flights of model aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles
Decree No. 200 of 27 May 2019
On conferment of state awards
Decree No. 191 of 20 May 2019
On security measures during the 2nd European Games in Belarus
Ordinance No. 3 of 10 May 2019
On additional measures to combat corruption
Decree No. 161 of 29 April 2019
On Introducing Amendments to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus
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