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 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 but, to date, neither side has actively sought to implement the accords

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She has Light Blonde hair in a braid down her back and a neat native headband in red and white satin.Her costume is so quaint with her red satin vest,red and white blouse,checked skirt with apron.Her shoes are painted on.She is jointed at the neck,shoulders and hips.She has 2 Teeny dots on her lipstick which may have been in the manufacturing as she appears to be Like new and unplayed with.She stands 11" tall

Purchased on Ebay from Alabama seller October 2001.


Craftswomen : Commercial site
List of links for my other native/souvenir/traveldoll pges: Some are photos and descriptions of my own dolls, others of dolls owned by others.
About flax dolls. A commercial site: I also have a flax doll from Belarus, not pictured yet.
Photograph of a flax doll and information about the country: Links and considerable political comment
Another commercial site: Flax dolls reasonably priced
The work of another craftswoman from Belarus: Flax dolls
Paper dolls: Dover publication
Source for purchasing flax dolls:

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