The Parties have agreed to cooperate in the following areas: (a) topography, geodesy, cartography and land cadastre; (b) exchange of information in the sphere of land surveys and land cadastre; (c) geographic research on the territory of the Parties regarding changes in the administrative and territorial division; and (d) exchange of cartographic publications.
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Gnetii, Vsevolod (CONSLEGB)
After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than have any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place.
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