Prominent opposition politician and former political prisoner Mikhail Marynich died in Minsk on October 17. He was 74. The cause of Mr. Marynich's death was not immediately known.
Opposition politicians Yury Zakharanka and Viktar Hanchar, businessman Anatol Krasowski and journalist Dzmitry Zavadski went missing in 1999-2000.
Dr. Kazulin will apply to the justice ministry for registration. He said that if denied it, he would seek a legal status for his organization abroad.