Belarus is also known as White Russia. It is the smallest of the three Slavic republics that formerly belonged to the Soviet Union. Belarus is bordered in the north and east by Russia, in the northwest by Latvia and Lithuania, in the west by Poland, and in the south by Ukraine. The capital of Belarus is Minsk.

Links for Belarusian Research:

Genealogy And Ethnic Issues Related to Belarus – Belarus Miscellany

Zhurtavannie Belaruskaj Sliachty – Association of the Belarusian Nobility

Belarus Resources – Foundation of East European Family Studies (FEEFHS).

Genealogy Forum – GenForum for Belarus

Belarus: History and Famous Personalities – Interesting websites in and about Belarus

Belarus SIG – Belarus Resources

Belarusian Genealogy – Belarus Research Tips

Routes to Roots – Tracing Jewish Roots in Belarus – Professional

National Archives – State Archives of Belarus