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An archive photo Belarus plans to extend visa-free program to 10 days in 2018
Alexander Ganevich voiced the plans to extend the visa-free stay to 10 days for those arriving in Belarus via the Minsk National Airport, to 30 days for the duration of the 2019 European Games, and then to expand the program to cover all border checkpoints.
A sketch of the equipment airlock. Picture courtesy of Tyazhmash Company, the manufacturer of this piece of equipment
Equipment airlock delivered to Belarusian nuclear power plant construction site
4 December, 18:53
The equipment airlock is a cylindrical chamber 14 meters long and over 9 meters in diameter. It is hermetically sealed on both ends. The gates of the airlock open one after another, keeping the reactor compartment properly sealed at all times.
Moscow to host CIS artistic and scientific intelligentsia forum 11-12 December
4 December, 18:08
The forum is expected to gather representatives of Belarus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Russia.
Foreign military to inspect Belarusian army units
4 December, 17:53
The aim of the inspection is to prove that the actual amount of the materiel limited by the CFE Treaty corresponds to the declared data.
Sanaka Samarasinha Alexander Karlyukevich signing the information strategy
Contest on media coverage of disability issues in Belarus scheduled for 2018
4 December, 17:44
The contest will make part of the information strategy signed on 4 December. The strategy is designed to systematize the work of mass media covering this issue. It is about outlining priorities in this field, including those of the Information Ministry, Alexander Karlyukevich said.
Photo courtesy of the Investigative Committee of Belarus
Belarusian member of international cybercrime group cooperates with investigators
4 December, 17:08
Belarusian investigators have been told via diplomatic channels that concrete crimes had been committed using the Andromeda exploit kit. The report will be looked into, the victims are in foreign countries, including, for instance, the USA.
Belarus, WHO Regional Office for Europe sign cooperation plan for 2018-2019
4 December, 16:48
It was developed as a result of bilateral consultations. The overall budget of the plan is $1.2 million. At the same time, the true size of the WHO's contribution goes beyond the sum indicated in the document since it includes technical support and other contributions from the WHO headquarters, its regional office.
Archeologists discover 3,000-year-old Marquis' tomb in NW China
4 December, 16:40
Experts from China's top archeological research institutions, including the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Peking University and Nanjing University, have gathered in Ningxia's Pengyang County to join the excavation of the Yaoheyuan Ruins, where an area of 620,000 square meters has been excavated.
Installation in progress. Photo courtesy of the state enterprise Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant
Second reactor pressure vessel of Belarusian nuclear power plant installed
4 December, 15:41
The reactor pressure vessel of the second unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant was placed in its intended position on 2 December. It was one of the key events in building this power-generating unit and the starting point for installing the core equipment of the primary coolant circuit.
Alexander Karlyukevich
Belarus, UNDP sign information strategy on full inclusion of disabled people in society
4 December, 15:36
According to the minister, Belarus and the UNDP share the same goals: to shape a full-fledged society for everyone and thus build a civil society.
International experts to visit Belovezhskaya Pushcha in 2018
4 December, 14:38
Experts of the World Heritage Center and the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources will examine the transboundary site.
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