Council of the Republic of Belarus
Савет Рэспублікі Нацыянальнага сходу Рэспублікі Беларусі
|Preceded by||Supreme Soviet of Belarus|
since December 2019
Independents: 46 seats
Communist Party of Belarus: 17 seats
|None (Indirectly elected and appointed)|
|Minsk, Čyrvonaarmiejskaja, 9|
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The Council of the Republic (Belarusian : Савет Рэспублікі, Saviet Respubliki; Russian : Совет Республики, Sovet Respubliki) is the upper house in Belarus' bicameral parliament, the National Assembly. The Council consists of 64 members, and the representation is based geographically, with most of the elected members come from civil society organizations, labour collectives and public associations in their jurisdiction. Each oblast (six) and the city of Minsk (the national capital) are represented by eight members, and an additional eight members are appointed to the council via presidential quota.
The Council of the Republic was established in 1997 to replace Supreme Soviet of Belarus.
|Name||Entered office||Left office|
|Pavel Shipuk||January 13, 1997||December 19, 2000|
|Alyaksandr Vaytovich||December 19, 2000||July 28, 2003|
|Henadz Navitski||July 28, 2003||October 31, 2008|
|Boris Batura||October 31, 2008||May 24, 2010|
|Anatoli Rubinov||May 24, 2010||December 2014|
|Mikhail Myasnikovich||December 27, 2014||December, 2019|
|Natalya Kochanova||December, 2019||Present|
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