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- proper noun Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, the name for Bolshevik
Belaruswhich became a constituent republic of the Soviet Union(1919-1991).
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The going was slower in the former Byelorussian SSR, and the sun was setting behind them by the time they entered Minsk.