Practice Relating to Rule 108. Mercenaries
Section A. Definition of mercenaries
Belarus’s Criminal Code (1999) defines a mercenary as:
a person who participates, on the territory of a foreign State, in armed conflict or hostilities and who does not belong to the armed forces of the parties to the conflict and who acts with a view to a material remuneration without being authorized by the State of his origin or by the State on whose territory he permanently resides.