Council of the Republic (Belarus)
The Council of the Republic ( Belarusian Савет Рэспублікі , Russian Совет Республики , full name Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus , Belarusian Савет Рэспублікі Нацыянальнага сходу Рэспублiкi Беларусь , Russian Совет Республики Национального Собрания Республики Беларусь ) is the upper house in the bicameral system of Belarus . It is located in the capital Minsk .
It consists of 64 members. The 64 members are determined by the six oblasts and the city of Minsk, which each send 8 members. Another 8 members are nominated by the President.
The House of Representatives forms the 2nd chamber (lower house) of the National Assembly.
The last election took place on November 7, 2019.
- Pavel Schypuk : January 13, 1997 - December 19, 2000
- Aljaksandr Vajtowitsch : December 19, 2000 - July 28, 2003
- Henads Nawizki : July 28, 2003 - October 31, 2008
- Barys Batura : October 31, 2008 - May 20, 2010
- Anatol Rubinau : May 24, 2010 - January 16, 2015
- Mikhail Myasnikovich : January 16, 2015 - December 6, 2019
- Natallja Katschanawa : since December 6, 2019