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Extension of Minsk-Polotsk motorway up to Saint Petersburg suggested
23 May, 18:58
“It could be a new joint project named, for instance, Flax Road similarly to the famous Silk Road,” Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Russia Igor Petrishenko said during the session.
Western Dvina River. An archive photo
Opinion: Monitoring helps improve water quality in Belarus-Russia transboundary water objects
23 May, 18:45
The main issues on the agenda of the Gomel meeting include water quality and the status of water ecosystems in the Dnieper River basin and Western Dvina River basin.
During the signing ceremony. Photo courtesy of the Energy Ministry of Belarus
Belarus, Kazakhstan sign MoU in peaceful uses of nuclear energy
23 May, 18:27
The document was signed by Belarus Deputy Energy Minister Mikhail Mikhadyuk and Kazakhstan Deputy Energy Minister Bakytzhan Dzhaksaliev.
Photo: Internet
U.S. literary giant Philip Roth dies at 85
23 May, 17:27
Philip Roth, the iconic American writer who had "offended" readers with pungent satire throughout his long literary life, has died at the age of 85.
Trostenets Memorial Complex. An archive photo
New memorial in Trostenets Memorial Complex to be unveiled near Minsk in June
23 May, 16:05
The new memorial complex will be located on the site of a former concentration camp. That concentration camp was the biggest on the territory of the former Soviet Union. The memorial complex is to commemorate hundreds of thousands of Nazi victims.
Vladimir Gusakov and Bai Chunli
Belarus' Academy of Sciences interested in cooperation with China in nano, biotechnologies
23 May, 15:51
As many as 20 joint research centers and labs have been set up at premises of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus together with Chinese partners with a view to developing and adapting cutting-edge technologies and promoting them onto foreign markets.
The meeting at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Belarus invites China to create space satellite together
23 May, 15:28
The chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus pointed out that there is a great demand for space imagery now. In Belarus alone photos taken by the space satellite for the remote sensing of Earth are used by 11 ministries.
Armands Saltups
Latvian Air Force Commander on visit to Belarus
23 May, 13:40
Armands Saltups will take part in a discussion to evaluate the implementation of the agreement on information exchange about air traffic signed by the Ministry of Defense of Belarus and the Ministry of Defense of Latvia on 8 June 2017.
At the competition. An archive photo
Kobyakov visits WorldSkills Belarus 2018 premises
23 May, 12:48
The Premier examined the major competition venue and talked to the organizers, experts and partners of the contest.
Photo courtesy of Gomelskaya Pravda
About 200 companies to take part in Spring in Gomel expo
23 May, 12:05
The concept of the expo is All the Riches of the Native Land.
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