On the Release of the Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.
The bluegrass band will perform at the Minsk State Philharmonic Hall on March 11.
American comics writer and publisher Josh Elder was a special guest of the U.S. Embassy booth at the 21st Minsk International Book Fair.
Due to restrictions imposed unilaterally by the Belarusian Government in 2008 on the number of U.S. diplomats allowed in Minsk, the American Embassy was forced to reduce its staff from 35 to five diplomats as well as withdraw its Ambassador. The imposed reduction in staff has greatly impeded the Embassy's ability to carry out mutually beneficial diplomatic programs and activities, including cultural and educational exchanges, assistance programs, and visa services.