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 activist and singer-songwriter Ihar Simbirow died on July 12 at the age of 40.
Juozas Bulka, a Roman Catholic priest who gained prominence for his campaign against alcohol consumption in a Belarusian village and was wanted by
Dmitry Bulakhov, presidential aide/authorized representative of the president to the National Assembly, suddenly died at his apartment