Supreme Belarusian Council, The (Vialikaja Biełaruskaja Rada; Вялікая Беларуская Рада), under the chairmanship of Jazep Losik, Viačasłaŭ Adamovič and others. The council was established at the series of conferences which were held in Miensk from October 15 to 27, 1917. The aim of the conferences was to centralize the activities of the Belarusian political groups and parties. This council superseded all previous organizations. The leadership of this new organization included members of the Central Council and the leaders of the Central Belarusian Military Council.