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Criminal Code of Belarus (excerpts)

The Criminal Code envisages:

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Art. 356 “High Treason” – disclosing a state secret to a foreign state, foreign organization, or
a representative of such.

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Art. 358 “Espionage” – transferring, stealing, collecting, or possessing information
constituting a state secret for the purpose of transferring it to a foreign state, a foreign
organization, or a representative of such, or transferring or collecting other information on
the assignment of a foreign intelligence service for use detrimental to the interests of the
Republic of Belarus.

Art. 373 “Deliberate Disclosure of a State Secret” – deliberate disclosure of information
constituting a state secret of the Republic of Belarus in the absence of signs of high treason or
espionage.

Art. 374 “Disclosure of a State Secret through Negligence” – disclosure of a state secret of
the Republic of Belarus or loss of documents or computer information containing a state
secret of the Republic of Belarus, or items, the information about which constitutes a state
58 secret, committed through negligence, if the loss was a result of violating the established
rules for dealing with the said documents, computer information, or items.

Art. 375 “Deliberate Disclosure of Information Constituting an Official Secret” – deliberate
disclosure of economic, scientific and technical, or other information constituting an official
secret.