Belarus' Sugar Industry
Gross sugar beet harvest in 2017:
Brest Oblast – 914,000t (yield - 441 centners per hectare);
Grodno Oblast - 1,807,300t (531);
Minsk Oblast - 1,971,300t (508);
Mogilev Oblast - 234,700t (368)
Early voting at the local elections in Belarus will take place on 13-17 February.
Maslenitsa is an ancient Slavic feast which can be compared to a carnival. There is no specific date for it on the calendar. The holiday begins exactly eight weeks before Easter and lasts for a week.
The decision will be taken by the subject of the legislative initiative, i.e. the head of state or the parliament. “Perhaps, some amendments will be introduced. There are some proposals,” said Lidia Yermoshina.
Representatives of the Venezuelan embassy took part in the observation of the elections as foreign observers. They visited polling stations both during the early voting and on the election day, talked to the candidates running for seats in the local councils and representatives of the public associations and political parties.