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On the Sentencing of Political Prisoners in Belarus

Remarks as delivered by Ambassador Michael Carpenter to the Permanent Council, Vienna September 15, 2022 On September 17, 2020, the United States and 16 other OSCE participating States invoked the Moscow Mechanism to examine alleged human rights violations before, during and after the fraudulent August 9, 2020, presidential election in Belarus.  The subsequent report clearly ...
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Call for Applications: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The competition for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is now open! This one-year fellowship program is offered to young and mid-career professionals from Belarus who have a proven track record of leadership, a public service commitment, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent non-degree study at a leading ...
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Fulbright Foreign Student Program Scholarships 2023-2024

Are you a Belarusian who wants to pursue a master’s degree in the U.S.? Applications are now open for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program: https://apply.iie.org/ffsp2023/  This program is for Belarusian citizens with a completed bachelor’s degree, excellent command of English, and a desire to apply what they learn for the benefit of Belarus. The program covers ...
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U.S. Mission Belarus Statement: Independent Ukraine and Democratic Belarus Go Hand-in-Hand

The eyes of the world are on Ukraine today, which celebrates the 31st anniversary of its independence on August 24, a date which also marks six months since Russia’s full-scale, unprovoked invasion. Ukraine, a country under attack by Russia since 2014, has now withstood half a year of massive bombings, sieges of cities, and atrocities ...
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Second Anniversary of the Fraudulent Presidential Belarusian Election 

UNITED STATES AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT  Office of Press Relations   For Immediate Release  August 9, 2022  STATEMENT BY ADMINISTRATOR SAMANTHA POWER   Second Anniversary of the Fraudulent Presidential Belarusian Election  Two years ago, the people of Belarus exercised their democratic right to elect their president. In response, Alyaksandr Lukashenka falsified the results and claimed victory, trampling ...
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