In 1772 the western provinces of Belarus were annexed to the Russian Empire and in 1795 Rcecz Pospolitsa was divided between Russia, Austria and Prussia. The Russian Empire (1772-1917) As a result of the division of Rzecz Pospolita into three parts, Belarus land became part.
Belarus is interested in making the transition to the single industrial policy with Russia in the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space as soon as possible. Prime Minister of Belarus Mr Mikhail Myasnikovich made the statement as he met with Vice Premier of Russia.
8 December 1999 the treaty to set up the Union State of Belarus and Russia was signed, an action program to implement the agreement was adopted. Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan signed the treaty on establishing the Eurasian Economic Community ( EurAsEC ).
This was the precursor to the first Belarusian national political party Gromada, formed in 1903. In 1906 the Stolypin agrarian reform began. Mass displacement of the peasant classes (from ) saw more than 33,000 move from Belarusian territory to Siberia.
24 November 1996 A referendum was held. Amendments and addenda were introduced to the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus to create a bicameral parliament, expand the powers of the President. The Independence Day was moved to 3 July the day of Belarus liberation from.
27 November 2009 The heads of state of Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Russia signed documents to create the Customs Union as from 18 November 2011 The declaration on the Eurasian economic integration was adopted. The treaty signed by Belarus, Russia, and Kazakhstan to set up the.
Belarus in the Iron Age and Middle Ages (8/7th Century BC-8th Century AD) At the beginning of the Iron Age there were 3 main settlements in Belarus around the major river basins of the Dneiper, Dvina, and Pripyat rivers.
Sites discovered in the village of Berdysh (Chechersk area) date back 23,000-24,000 years. Ancient cultural relics have also been discovered in the Mogilev, Grodno and Minsk regions. Belarus in the Bronze Age (8th-6th Century BC) Artefacts dating back to the Bronze Age have been found in settlements.