Belarusian parliament amended the Law “On Citizenship of the Republic of Belarus”. The document has already been published on the National Legal Portal. It will enter into force on June 18, 2021. According to it, the terms for acquiring Belarusian citizenship are reduced, but cases of its loss for extremism are prescribed.
Relations with Russia have not gained a “new normality” and have been deteriorating for six months now, Of the whole range of problematic issues, a compromise, however, temporary and unreliable, was found only on oil supplies in March-April this year. There has been no progress on the visa issue, integration road maps or mobile phones’s roaming in the Union State.
The founder and curator of the Museum of Jewish Resistance in Novogrudok, Tamara Vershitskaya, met with Charles Kushner, a US billionaire and in-law of US President Donald Trump, in January in New York. Now she is talking about this meeting and how the family of the American billionaire keeps the memory of Belarus.
In Minsk, at Svabody Square, 11 Swiss Embassy was opened. Before that, only a representative office of this country worked in Belarus. The head of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign AffairsIgnazio Cassis flew to the Belarusian capital for the opening ceremony. Together with him the embassy was opened by the head of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry Vladimir Makei.