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Viskuli (Russian: Вискули́, Belarusian: Віскулі, Polish: Wiskule) is a hunting estate in Belavezhskaya Pushcha, in Pruzhany Raion, Brest Voblast, Belarus, named after the former khutor Viskuli nearby, about 8 km from the Poland-Belarus border, 2 km south of Belarus Route P81.

History

In 1950s, a residential complex was constructed for the state officials of the USSR and Byelorussian SSR ("state dacha").

In 1991, Viskuli became known worldwide as the place where the Belavezha Accords were signed, which declared the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

On September 12, 2008, Viskuli was the place of the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of Belarus (Sergei Martynov) and Poland (Radosław Sikorski), after several years of cold relations.[1]

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Coordinates: 52°37′N 23°57′E / 52.617°N 23.950°E / 52.617; 23.950