Related Rule
Practice Relating to Rule 108. 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. 
Belarus, Criminal Code, 1999, Article 133.
Under Belarus’s Criminal Code (2000), the participation of a mercenary in an armed conflict is punished with imprisonment for a term of three to seven years with (facultative) confiscation of goods. 
Belarus, Criminal Code, 2000, Article 133.