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Tuesday, 17 August 2021

Belarus plans to repair 7,000km of local roads within five years

Belarus plans to repair almost 7,000km of local roads as part of its five-year plan, Belarus’ Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Avramenko.
Thursday, 22 July 2021

Lukashenko describes Ryanair aircraft incident as premeditated provocation

The incident with Ryanair's Athens-Vilnius flight, which had to land in the Minsk airport on 23 May after a tip about an explosive device on board the plane, was a premeditated provocation. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during an interview with the Arab-speaking TV channel Sky News Arabia on 19 July, BelTA has learned.
Wednesday, 21 July 2021

Opinion: Dialogue between the youth is essential for Belarus-Ukraine friendship

The dialogue between the youth of Belarus and Ukraine is essential for promoting friendship between the two nations, Chairman of the Youth Parliament at Belarus' National Assembly Yegor Makarevich said as he met with members of the Ukrainian political party Opposition Platform - For Life representing self-governance bodies of Odessa Oblast of Ukraine, BelTA learned from the press service of the upper chamber of the Belarusian parliament.
Monday, 19 July 2021

In the streets of Vitebsk

The Slavianski Bazaar celebrations in Vitebsk.
Friday, 16 July 2021

Lukashenko: Belarusians urge nations to build bridges, not walls

From the stage of the Slavianski Bazaar festival, Belarusians urge states and nations to build bridges, not walls, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the opening ceremony of the 30th edition of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk on 15 July, BelTA has learned.
Thursday, 15 July 2021

Turetsky Choir concert in Vitebsk

Turetsky Choir Art Group, a Russian men's a cappella ensemble, gave a solo concert as part of the 30th edition of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk.
Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Union State MPs to attend Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk

Members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union State of Belarus and Russia will attend events of the 30th edition of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk, BelTA learned from the press service of the Parliamentary Assembly.
Monday, 05 July 2021

Kochanova: Meddling in affairs of a sovereign state violates international agreements

Interference in domestic affairs of a sovereign state runs afoul of all international agreements, Chair of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly Natalya Kochanova told the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
Friday, 02 July 2021

Draft plan of events of CIS Year of Folk Art and Cultural Heritage finalized

Experts of the member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have finalized the draft plan of events of the CIS Year of Folk Art and Cultural Heritage, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
Thursday, 01 July 2021

Belarus, Russia working on oral bacterial COVID-19 vaccine

Belarusian and Russian scientists are working on the world's first bacterial COVID-19 vaccine to be administered through consumption of dairy products, President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Aleksandr Sergeyev said at the plenary session of the 8th Forum of Regions of Belarus and Russia on 1 July, BelTA has learned.
Wednesday, 30 June 2021

11% of Minskers get COVID-19 vaccine

A total of 11% of Minskers have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Deputy Chief Physician of the Minsk City Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology Natalya Avtukhova told reporters on 30 June, BelTA has learned.
Tuesday, 29 June 2021

Russia named Belarus' important partner in science, technology

Russia is Belarus' special partner in terms of international cooperation in science and technology, Chairman of the Standing Commission on International Affairs and National Security of the Council of the Republic Sergei Rachkov said as he spoke at the panel discussion "Improving the cooperation between Russia and Belarus in implementing the Union State programs and project in science and technology within the framework of international treaties" hosted by the Presidential Library, BelTA has learned.
Friday, 25 June 2021

Belarus' MPs uphold amendments to laws on sovereignty and constitutional order

The bill on amendments to laws on protecting sovereignty and constitutional order has passed the second reading at the fifth session of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation, BelTA has learned.
Thursday, 24 June 2021

Model of Belarusian state viewed as effective, sustainable

The model of the Belarusian state based on the Constitution is effective and sustainable, Chairman of Belarus' Constitutional Court Piotr Miklashevich told reporters on 24 June, BelTA has learned.
Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Belarus reports 802 new COVID-19 cases, 805 recoveries

Belarus confirmed 802 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours; another 805 coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Prime minister: We should always remember the courage of the people during the Great Patriotic War

Belarusians should always remember what trials the people had to go through during the Great Patriotic War. Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the relevant statement as he participated in a flower laying ceremony in the memorial complex Trostenets on 22 June, BelTA has learned.
Monday, 21 June 2021

Belarus to observe national moment of silence on 22 June

Belarus will observe a nationwide minute of silence on 22 June, Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Great Patriotic War, BelTA has learned.
Friday, 18 June 2021

Minsk City Technopark, Great Stone park announce startup competition

Minsk City Technopark in collaboration with the China-Belarus Industrial Park Great Stone has launched a competition of startup projects, STARTUP GREAT CHALLENGE, the first event of this kind in Belarus, BelTA learned from the technopark.
Thursday, 17 June 2021

Belarus reveals COVID-19 herd immunity study outcomes

The Healthcare Ministry has posted preliminary results of a sero-epidemiological study to assess COVID-19 herd immunity on its website.