Belarusain parliamentarians adopted amendments to the Law on citizenship in the second reading. The document fixes the principle of consideration of child's best interests, reduction of the term of uninterrupted stay from seven to five years for foreigners applying for citizenship. The list of persons pretending to the Belarusian citizenship via a simplified procedure is expanded. A new institution is introduced – restoration of citizenship. The new law specifies the regulations for getting citizenship in case of parentage ascertainment.