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Draft CIS document on humanitarian demining unit agreed
16 June, 14:42
The agreement has been drafted by the Russian Defense Ministry together with the Secretariat of the CIS Defense Ministers Council. The document stipulates main approaches to setting up, deploying, and shutting down a joint engineer unit for humanitarian demining.
Opinion: Espoo Convention is designed for resolving disputes on mutually acceptable terms
16 June, 12:14
The Espoo Convention is designed for resolving disputes on mutually acceptable terms, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Deputy Executive Secretary Andrei Vasilyev told the media on the sidelines of the seventh session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention in Minsk on 15 June.
Belarus, Latvia agree to develop cooperation in air defense
16 June, 11:57
Oleg Dvigalev, Commander of Air Forces and Air Defense Troops, paid a visit to Latvia.
Archeologists uncovered Stone Age relics in Moscow
16 June, 11:36
The scientists discovered a silicic cutter from the Neolithic era or New Stone Age (5,000-3,000 BC) on Sretenka Street and a fragment of a scraper of the Mesolithic era or Middle Stone Age (7,000 BC) on Pokrovsky Boulevard.
Photo: Xinhua
At least 8 dead, 65 injured in China kindergarten blast
16 June, 09:33
The blast occurred around 4:48 p.m. at the gate of the kindergarten. Two people died at the scene, and another six died later in hospital, according to the county government.
FAO to host seminar on sustainable development in Minsk 19-20 June
16 June, 09:21
About 100 representatives of the government and civil society from 15 countries of Europe and Central Asia will arrive in Minsk. Leading Belarusian scientists and specialists in the field of agriculture and food will take part in the seminar.
Photo courtesy of Moldova's Ministry of Labor, Social Protection and Family
Belarus, Moldova to sign agreement in social insurance
16 June, 09:01
Deputy Minister of Labor, Social Protection and Family Viorica Dumbraveanu welcomed the Belarusian experts and expressed gratitude for their readiness to start a bilateral dialogue with Moldova in the area of social insurance.
Belarusian dancers to present Belarusian culture in Europe
15 June, 19:57
The concerts will be arranged for the sake of enhancing Belarus' image and for charity. Irina Driga reminded that the initiative to stage the Belarus Day was put forward during the fifth Belarusian People's Congress.
Bird's eye view photos of Grodno on display at Belarusian Embassy in Moscow
15 June, 18:15
The exhibition includes 50 photos from the project “Bird's Eye View of Grodno Land” featuring the landscapes and sights from different districts of Grodno Oblast taken from the air.
Belarusian delegation to hold talks with Rosatom during Atomexpo in Moscow
15 June, 18:04
A Belarusian delegation will take part in the events of the 9th international nuclear industry forum Atomexpo 2017 that will run in Moscow from 19 to 21 June.
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