Former political prisoner and minister of foreign economic affairs of Belarus has died aged 74. This was announced by his son Ihar Marynich. Read More
Mikhail Marynich was born on 13 January 1940. He is an opposition leader in Belarus. He is a former minister of foreign economic affairs, and former ambassador of Belarus to Latvia, Estonia and Finland. In the years 1990 – 1991 he was the mayor of Minsk, in 1990-1994 the Member of the Supreme Council of Belarus. In 1994 he was ambassador to the Czech Republic and part-time accredited ambassador in Slovakia and Hungary. In 2001, he wrote an application for resignation, because he wanted to stand as a candidate in the presidential election. However, his candidacy was not registered. He led social organization the Association Diełowaja Initiative.
Mikhail Marynich died on October 17, 2014.