The Parties have agreed to cooperate in the following areas: (a) exchange of information regarding geodesy and cartography; (b) exchange of information on geographic research on the territory of the Parties regarding changes in administrative and territorial divisions; (c) joint topographic and geodetic projects; (d) exchange of geographic publications; and (e) mapping of boundaries.
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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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