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Embassy Employees Join Belarusian Environmental Activists to Clean Up a River Near Minsk

Charge d’affaires Scott Rauland, his wife and three other Embassy employees joined Belarusian environmental activists on April 25 to clean up the 10-km stretch of the Islach River near Minsk in honor of the Earth Day. The action was organized by the “Green Team” travel agency and was attended by volunteers from the international wildlife ...
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The United States of America And Belarus Sign Agreement to Implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (Fatca)

Scott Rauland, Charge d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States of America, and Sergei Nalivaiko, Minister of Taxation, signed an intergovernmental agreement today between Belarus and the United States of America to implement the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The agreement signed today provides the necessary legal framework for Belarusian financial institutions ...
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Meeting between Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin and President Lukashenka

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin met today with President Lukashenka. They discussed, among other things, bilateral U.S.-Belarusian relations, human rights and democratization issues, the state of the Belarusian economy, and issues of regional security, including the situation in Ukraine. Mr. Rubin noted the positive role Belarus has played in ...
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Visit of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rubin to Belarus

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin is visiting Minsk, Belarus February 26-28, 2015. Mr. Rubin will conduct a wide range of meetings, including with government officials (among others, Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei), members of the Diplomatic Corps, civil society, the political opposition, and relatives of political prisoners. In his ...
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