The Belarusian statehood was restored in a legitimate way, on the basis of the will of the Belarusian people, and in the XX c. Belarus did not disappear from the map of Europe.
After this “walk of Independence” along with our audioguide you’ve learned that the declaration of independence of the Belarusian People's Republic became possible thanks to the decisions of the First All-Belarusian Congress in December 1917 and the publication of the three Constituent Charters in February and March 1918. All-Belarusian Congress brought the question of the revival of the Belarusian statehood into practical tideway. The First Constituent Charter to the people of Belarus established Belarusian authority in Belarus, the Second Constituent Charter declared Belarusian Democratic Republic, the Third Constituent Charter declared the independence of Belarusian Democratic Republic.
Thus, Belarusian statehood was restored in a legitimate way, on the basis of the will of the Belarusian people, and Belarus did not disappear from the map of Europe in the XX c.