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    Belarus Transnational Issues - 2004
    http://www.immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/belarus/belarus_issues.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      1997 boundary treaty with Ukraine remains unratified over unresolved financial claims, preventing demarcation and diminishing border security; boundaries with Latvia and Lithuania remain undemarcated despite European Union financial support

      Illicit drugs:
      limited cultivation of opium poppy and cannabis, mostly for the domestic market; transshipment point for illicit drugs to and via Russia, and to the Baltics and Western Europe; a small and lightly regulated financial center; new anti-money-laundering legislation does not meet international standards; few investigations or prosecutions of money-laundering activities


      NOTE: The information regarding Belarus on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Belarus Transnational Issues 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Belarus Transnational Issues 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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