In 2016 our student brigade went to Beloyarsky District of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra for the first time. This was the result of the agreement on establishing twin-city relations between Vitebsk and Beloyarsky District signed in 2016.
Belarus and Cuba plan to bolster R&D cooperation and implement several joint projects in biotechnologies, healthcare, pharmaceutics and health technologies, Chairman of Belarus' State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin said during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Cuba to Belarus Gerardo Suarez Alvarez.
The alert level for Mt. Shinmoe, one of the 50 active volcanoes constantly under watch of the weather agency, was raised from two to three on a scale of five, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Train service testing is part of the joint action plan to enable electric train service between Minsk and Vilnius. The testing period is supposed to evaluate the compatibility of the rolling stock and the infrastructure as well as the compliance of the rolling stock with the national legislations.
The sides discussed the preliminary results of the implementation of the Interagency Plan of implementation of the recommendations adopted by Belarus upon the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review in the UN Human Rights Council, and the recommendations for Belarus formulated by the human rights treaty bodies for 2016-2019.