News & Events

Announcement Regarding Visa Services

For the first time since 2008, Embassy Minsk will resume offering some visa services to the general public of Belarus. Details of these changes will be posted on this website shortly, along with explanations of the categories of visa applicants who will be eligible to apply at our Embassy in Minsk. Please continue to visit ...
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Visit of Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Eric Rubin

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin visited Minsk, Belarus June 2-4 2014. Mr. Rubin conducted a wide range of meetings, including with Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei, members of the Diplomatic Corps, civil society, and relatives of political prisoners. In his meetings, Mr. Rubin explored the possibility for continued improved ...
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U.S. Olympians Visit Minsk

Two members of the U.S. national ice hockey team, Julie Chu and Hilary Knight, are visiting Belarus from May 11 through 17 as Sports Envoys to take part in a series of U.S. embassy-sponsored events in connection with the Ice Hockey World Championships in Minsk. As well as their most recent silver medals from the ...
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America’s Heritage Abroad Commission Chair Visits Belarus

On April 22-27, 2014 the Chair of U.S. Commission for the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad, Lesley Weiss, visited Belarus to discuss protection and preservation of places of worship, historic sites, cemeteries, and memorials associated with the heritage of Americans with roots in Belarus. During her visit, Lesley Weiss held a wide-range of meetings, from ...
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Public Affairs Officer Visits Vitebsk

On March 20, 2014, on her first trip outside of Minsk just one month after arrival in the country, Public Affairs Officer Robin Solomon traveled to Vitebsk, Belarus’ northernmost regional city.  Speaking at the international conference “Dialogue on Languages and Cultures in the Twenty-First Century” before the audience of over 200 students, city officials, diplomats ...
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