Separation of powers

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Strong Presidential Power

Strong Presidential PowerA strong presidential power in Belarus emerged as a result of the confrontation between the President and the Parliament. It was accompanied by the elimination of local...read more ...

Legislative Power

Legislative PowerIn 1990-1994, the former Belarusian Parliament, the Supreme Soviet, was the sole governor for Belarus: the deputies of the first Belarusian Parliament elected on a...read more ...

Executive Power

Executive Power The Belarusian Government, or the Council of Ministers, consists of the Prime Minister, his/her deputies, ministers heading the corresponding ministries and heads of the...read more ...

Judicial System

Judicial SystemAccording to the Constitution, judicial power in Belarus belongs to the courts. However, the severe interference of the President and executive power in the process of...read more ...