North of Ukraine lies Belarus, a country unlike anywhere else in Europe.
Depending on the country, various prostitution related activities may be prohibited (where a specific law forbids such activity), decriminalized (where there is no specific law either forbidding or allowing and regulating the activity), or regulated (where a specific law explicitly allows and regulates the activity if certain conditions are met).
Activities which are subject to the prostitution laws include: selling and buying sexual services, soliciting in public places, running brothels, deriving financial gain from the prostitution of another, offering premises to be used for prostitution etc.
The degree of enforcement of the anti-prostitution laws vary by country, by region and by city.
In many places there is a big discrepancy between the laws which exist on the books and what happens in practice.
Other countries which have restrictive prostitution policies and officially affirm an anti-prostitution stance are the United Kingdom, Ireland and France.
Among countries where prostitution is not officially and legally regulated and recognized as a job, laissez-faire and tolerant attitudes exist in Spain, Belgium and the Czech Republic.
Often the prostitution laws are not clear-cut and are subject to interpretation, leading to many legal loopholes.
The legal and social treatment of prostitution differs widely by country.
Belgium is a multilingual country with beautiful historic cities, bordering Luxembourg at the rolling hills of the Ardennes.