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09 October 2018
The Federal Archival Agency of the Russian Federation and the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Belarus held a joint board meeting on 3 October 2018 in Veliky Novgorod, Russia.

The meeting was chaired by Head of the Federal Archival Agency of the Russian Federation Mr. A. Artizov and Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Republic of Belarus Mr. V. Kurash.

The participants discussed the issue of “Modern problems in the creation of security copies of unique and especially valuable documents of the Archival Holdings of the Russian Federation and the National Archival Holdings of the Republic of Belarus”.

The issue was reported by Chief of Records Preservation and State Inventory A. Kochetkova (Belarus) and Chief of Records Preservation and Inventory G. Khabibulina (Russia).

The meeting decision notes that the priority direction in further improvement of archival work in this area should be based on the use of modern electronic and micrographic technologies combining optical microfilming with the scanning of security copies.

In the second half of 2019 there is a plan to conduct a joint workshop on the creation of the fonds of security copies of unique and especially valuable documents and the fonds of use copies at the facilities of the Laboratory of Records Microfilming and Restoration at the Russian State Archives of Scientific and Technical Documentation in Moscow.

The meeting also heard the report on the results of the Plan of Joint Actions of the Federal Archival Agency and the Department for Archives and Records Management in 2017-2019.






09 October 2018
The professional meeting of the heads of archival services and institutions of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus took place on 3 October 2018 in Veliky Novgorod, Russia.

The topic of the meeting is “Digitization of archival records and long-term preservation of electronic records at the archives”.

The Governor of Novgorod Region A. Nikitin attended the event. The delegation of Russian archivists was headed by Director of the Federal Archival Agency A. Artizov. The Belarusian delegation was headed by Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry V. Kurash. The delegations included members of the Federal Archival Agency and the Department for Archives and Records Management, directors of the state archival institutions in Russia and Belarus.

The speakers at the meeting included Deputy Director of the Russian State Archives of Scientific and Technical Documentation P. Kyung, Director of the Belarusian Research Centre of Electronic Records V. Nosevich, Director of the State Archives of the Russian Federation L. Rogovaya, Director of the Technical Laboratory for Security Microfilming of Permanent Records E. Zvegintseva, Deputy Director of the Russian State Historical Archives N. Kolesnikova, Director of the State Archives of Vitebsk Region T. Svistunova.

The participants discussed general issues related to digitization of archival records of various types, acceptance and long-term preservation of electronic records, and perspectives of work in this area.

The next meeting of archivists of the two countries will take place in 2019 in Belarus.

The professional meeting of the heads of archival services and institutions of Russia


The professional meeting of the heads of archival services and institutions of Russia


The professional meeting of the heads of archival services and institutions of Russia


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05 October 2018
On 4 October 2018 the National Press Centre of the Republic of Belarus held a press conference dedicated to the Archives Day.

Participants at the press conference included First Deputy Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry O. Biryukova, Deputy Director of the National Archives E. Kushnova, Director of the Belarusian State Archives-Museum of Literature and Art A. Zapartyko and Chief Editor of the Archives and Records Management Journal S. Asinovsky.

Participants speaking at the press conference covered basic issues of work at the state archives in Belarus, and particularly about the activities of the National Archives, the Literature and Art Archives and the Archives Journal.

The press conference specifically addressed the issue of organizing the archives of electronic records as part of the development of electronic recordkeeping in government institutions and other organizations in Belarus. The speakers also noted on the perspectives of cooperation in this field with the National Archives of Finland.

28 September 2018
On 27 September 2018 the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Belarus held a board meeting to discuss the preparation for autumn-winter season 2018/2019 at the state archival institutions and to hear the report by Director of the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus Mr. A. Demyanyuk on removal of faults and shortcomings stated in the inspection report of the National Archives No. 4 of 6 December 2014.

10 September 2018
By Order of the President of Belarus A. Lukashenko ¹ 176 dated 4 September 2018, the National Historical Archives of Belarus received official commendation for great contribution to the preservation of documents of the National Archival Holdings of the Republic of Belarus, development of the archive business and historical science.

By Decree of the President of Belarus A. Lukashenko ¹ 359 dated 4 September 2018, two staff members of the National Historical Archives of Belarus received government awards for their long productive work, high professionalism and exemplary performance of official duties: Albina F. Aleksandrova, chief archivist and head of the sector of finding aids to records of 14th–18th centuries at the department of early records (Medal for Labour Merits); and Vladimir N. Denisov, chief archivist and head of exhibition activity sector at the department of information and records use (Francis Skorina Medal).

06 September 2018
On 5 October 2018 the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus and the publishing house Belarus Segodnya signed an agreement for the creation of the web portal “Partisans of Belarus”.

This information resource will include personal data on WWII partisans and resistance fighters, a brief history and interactive maps of combat operations. The main information will be taken from an extensive name catalogue of members of Partisan and Resistance movement in Belarus during the Second World War, comprising about 400,000 registration cards, which is available at the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus.

The project participants are the Belarusian State University, the History Institute of the Belarusian National Academy of Sciences, Maksim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University, and other interested parties.

The agreement was signed by the Director of the National Archives A. DEMYANYUK and Chief Editor of the newspaper Belarus Segodnya, Head of the publishing house Belarus Segodnya D. ZHUK.

The Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry V. KURASH took part at the ceremony of signing the agreement.

 Signing of the agreement for the creation of the internet-portal “Partisans of Belarus” between the National Archives and the publishing house Belarus Segodnya



 Signing of the agreement for the creation of the internet-portal “Partisans of Belarus” between the National Archives and the publishing house Belarus Segodnya

28 August 2018
On 22 August 2018 First Deputy Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management at the Justice Ministry Ms Olga Biryukova held a meeting with Head for Development and Relations with Russia and former USSR countries, Microfilming Project Manager at the National Archives of Finland Dmitry Frolov. The Department’s Head for Information and Records Use Grigory Zholnerkevich took part at the meeting.

The participants informed each other about the activities of the state archives in Belarus and Finland in archives digitization and preservation.

The meeting also discussed the issues of access to archival records and the provision of information for users.


 O. Biryukova, D. Frolov and G. Zholnerkevich at the meeting on archives digitization

28 August 2018
On 20 August 2018 the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus hosted a professional meeting between Belarusian archivists and representatives of China’s HAOBO security company. The Belarusian side included First Deputy Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management O. Biryukova, Director of the National Archives A. Demyanyuk, Deputy Director of the National Archives E. Kushnova, the Department’s Consultant for National Archival Fonds T. Stolina, Deputy Director of the Belarusian Research Centre for Electronic Records L. Signevich.

The Chinese side was represented by Haobo Chairman of the Board Tsyan Bo and Chief of the Department for Foreign Relations Fan Datsin.

The HAOBO Security and Technologies is a famous service provider and operator in archives preservation and electronic digitization and offers a wide range of service for both private and government institutions, including the state archives of China. The main aim of their visit to Belarus is to examine practices of Belarusian archivists in creation of electronic archives and digitization of paper records, and to learn the perspectives of opening a centre for records digitization in this country.

The Chinese delegation showed special interest in records preservation at the Belarusian archives. Mr Tsyan Bo and Fan Datsin visited one of the storage facilities at the National Archives of the Republic of Belarus.

The Belarusian delegation shared their experience in records preservation, the delivery of records from storage facilities, about the amount of records scanning and digital preservation, etc.

The sides discussed the perspectives of possible cooperation in the field of archives digitization.


Professional meeting between Belarusian archivists and representatives of China HAOBO security company


Professional meeting between Belarusian archivists and representatives of China HAOBO security company


Professional meeting between Belarusian archivists and representatives of China HAOBO security company


Professional meeting between Belarusian archivists and representatives of China HAOBO security company

20 July 2018
On 19 July 2018 the Department for Archives and Records Management of the Justice Ministry of the Republic of Belarus (the Department) held a board meeting to discuss the issues of handling appeals and inquiries submitted by citizens and legal entities to the Department and the central archival institutions in the first half of 2018.

The Board noted that in the first half of 2018 the work of the Department and the central archives was directed at the timely and qualitative handling of appeals from citizens and legal entities.

The Board recommends the archival institutions to exercise permanent control over the observance of the legislation governing the work with appeals submitted by citizens and legal entities and to regularly discuss this at the board meetings of the Department and the archives.
13 July 2018
The Minsk City Hall hosted a festive meeting to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the National Historical Archives of Belarus. The event brought together a wide range of participants and guests.
Ms G. Akulovich, Head of the Archive’s Division of Information Retrieval Systems received an honorary diploma from the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus. A number of other Archive’s employees received honorary diplomas and letters of thanks from the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Information, presented by Deputy Minister for Justice A. Avdeyev.
Many Archive’s members were awarded with honorary diplomas and letters of thanks from the Department for Archives and Records Management, the Minsk City Executive Committee, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Historical Archives.
Words of congratulation were given by Deputy Minister for Justice A. Avdeyev, Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management V. Kurash, Deputy of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus V. Papko, Deputy Director of the History Institute of the National Academy of Sciences V. Lakiza, and many more.

The event included the demonstration exhibition dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the National Historical Archives of Belarus and a temporary exposition of the original copies of legal documents created by Minsk City Council in the 17th century.


Director of the National Historical Archives D. Yatsevich guides through the exhibition dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the National Historical Archives


Deputy Minister for Justice A. Avdeyev presents a Honorary Diploma of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus to the Head of the Archive’s Division of Information Retrieval Systems G. Akulovich


Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management V. Kurash gives a congratulatory address


Director of the Department for Archives and Records Management V. Kurash presents an Honorary Diploma to Director of the National Historical Archives D. Yatsevich


Directors of Belarusian archives congratulate the National Historical Archives with the jubilee


Deputy of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus V. Papko gives a congratulatory speech to the participants


Representatives of the Museum of Minsk City present the National Historical Archives with a memorable

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