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Belarus Cancels Easter And All Saints' Public Holidays

Source: Radio Free Europe
Posted: Thursday, March 26, 1998

Belarus President Lukashenko has signed a decree cancelling both Catholic and Orthodox Easter, as well as All Saints' Day, as official public holidays in Belarus.

Recall that, less than 2 years ago, President Lukashenko has moved the July 27 public holiday to July 3rd (1996-11-25).

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