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Location: Eastern Europe, east of Poland
Population: 10.4 million (1995 estimate)
Capital: Minsk
Comparative area: Slightly smaller than Kansas
Religions: Eastern Orthodox
Landscape: Generally flat and contains much marshland
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1993

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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Friday, Feb. 20: Olympics Rile Belarus President Lukashenko
Wednesday, Feb. 18: Russia Eliminates Belarus Hockey Team, 4-1
Wednesday, Feb. 11: Aidarov Wins Bronze in Men's 20K Biathlon

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