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Belarus Syllabification: Be·la·rus
Pronunciation: /ˌbeləˈro͞os/

Definition of Belarus in English:

A country in eastern Europe; population 9,648,500 (est. 2009); capital, Minsk; official language, Belorussian. Formerly called Belorussia, White Russia.

Belarus became a republic of the former Soviet Union in 1921. It gained independence as a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 1991 but in 1996 signed a treaty with Russia that established a Community of Sovereign Republics. In 1999, Belarus signed another agreement with Russia for closer political and economic integration

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