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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Demonstrations in Minsk

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of two demonstrations planned in Minsk this evening.   A demonstration has been called against the upcoming joint Belarusian and Russian Zapad military exercises at Oktyabrskaya Square today, September 8 at 18:00.  This gathering has not been approved by Minsk authorities.  There will be another demonstration, also protesting the Zapad ...
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U.S. Chargé d’affaires to Belarus met with the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Belarus

On August 28, 2017 U.S. Chargé d’affaires to Belarus Robert Riley together with the legal attaché from the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America Johannes Van Den Hoogen visited the Investigative Committee of Belarus and met with its Chairman Ivan Noskevich to discuss bilateral cooperation in the fight against transnational crime, ...
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Changes in the Consular Section procedures of the U.S. diplomatic mission in Russia

The U.S. Embassy in Belarus draws the attention of the citizens of the Republic of Belarus that in connection with the changes in the consular procedures the U.S. Embassy in Moscow and the U.S. Consulate in St. Petersburg will no longer accept new visa applications for residents of Belarus. NIV appointments for Belarussian applicants who ...
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“I got priceless experience and met incredible people”: BFTF alumna shares her U.S. experience

Dziyana Halubitskaya, a 2017 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute program alumna, has returned from the United States, where, together with 54 equally bright and talented young people from 46 countries, she spent a busy month studying American society and culture, while presenting Belarus to Americans and other participants.  Dziyana talks about her exchange experience: ...
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U.S. Embassy, UN and Belarusians remember American buried in Minsk

On August 4, 2017 the U.S. Embassy, the United Nations Office in Belarus and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus held a commemoration ceremony for American Ruth Waller, a member of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) Mission in post-war Belarus. UNRRA’s technical and food assistance, to which the United States was ...
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