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U.S. Embassy Statement

February 8, 2021   U.S. Embassy officers observed a February 5 press conference hosted by the Belarusian Association of Journalists concerning the upcoming criminal trial in Minsk against Belsat journalists Katsiaryna Andreyeva (Bakhvalava) and Daria Chultsova on February 9, in which they face up to 3 years of imprisonment.  They have been accused of “organizing events seriously undermining ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

February 7, 2021 Every day but especially today, “The Day of Solidarity with Belarus,” the United States stands with the Belarusian people in their yearning for democracy, liberty, and justice. Fundamental freedoms inherently belong to the people of all nations and are long overdue in independent, sovereign Belarus. In December, the United States Congress passed ...
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Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute 2021

The U.S. Embassy in Minsk announces the application season for the 2021 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.  The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship is an intensive short-term exchange program, created to foster relationships among young Europeans and Americans to build strong linkages and awareness of shared values.  The four-week program will enable teenagers, ages 16-18, ...
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USOSCE: Recent Developments in Belarus

Recent Developments in Belarus As delivered by Chargé d’Affaires Courtney Austrian to the Permanent Council, Vienna February 4, 2021 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, the United States welcomes this opportunity to recognize the upcoming Day of Solidarity with the people of Belarus this Sunday, February 7.  This Monday, we will mark six months of peaceful ...
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Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program 2021-2022

A program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX 2021-2022 PROGRAM OVERVIEW Program Overview The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program (Fulbright TEA) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. ...
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