Belarus Genealogy

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== Getting started with Belarus research  ==
 
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After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first president, Alexandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue.
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Welcome to the '''BelarusPage'''!
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belarus Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belarusian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [[Portal:Get started with this site|help page]] to learn more about using the site. The Belarus Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
  
For more information go to: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bo.html#Intro
 
  
 
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After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first president, Alexandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue.
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Revision as of 20:11, 16 February 2010

Minsk - Capital of Belarus

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Getting started with Belarus research

Welcome to the BelarusPage!

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Belarus Page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Belarusian records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Belarus Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!


Jurisdictions

  • Brest Province
  • Homyel' Province
  • Horad Minsk Municipality
  • Hrodna Province
  • Mahilyow Province
  • Minsk Province
  • Vitsyebsk Province

Research Tools

Genealogy/Family History Archives of Belarus http://archives.gov.by/eng/index.php?id=12

  • (helpful tools and resources, gazetteers)
  • (language dictionary, handwriting guide or tutorial, etc.)

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Featured Content

After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first president, Alexandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion continue.

For more information go to: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/bo.html#Intro

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