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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.
Abbasov: Every country is free to decide whether to use nuclear power
29 November, 18:36
The deputy minister stressed that many states in various regions of the world, including in Europe, operate nuclear power plants, and nuclear power is used effectively. He noted that Azerbaijan has sufficient hydrocarbon reserves, and therefore the country has no need in nuclear power.
100 Ideas for Belarus project hailed as good stepping stone for young innovators
29 November, 18:21
According to Andrei Belyakov, the project offers an opportunity to support gifted young people, find talents, aspiring scientists and researchers.
Belarus seeks closer cooperation with Russia in environmental safety
29 November, 17:48
Belarus intends to develop cooperation with Russia in the field of environmental safety, Belarus' First Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Iya Malkina said at the expert and media forum.
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Belarus, Kazakhstan sketch out promising defense cooperation avenues
29 November, 17:05
Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus Oleg Dvigalev met with Kazakh Defense and Aerospace Industry Minister Beibut Atamkulov on 29 November. It was the third meeting of the two officials this year.
Belarus, Vietnam to hold competition on joint sci-tech projects
29 November, 16:12
The competition will include the priority areas of bilateral sci-tech cooperation: IT, biotechnologies, agro-technologies, new materials, electrooptic technologies. The parties also considered and approved the program of sci-tech and innovative cooperation for 2017-2020.
Iya Malkina. An archive photo
Belarus, Russia to submit Zapovednoye Poozerye Protected Area for inclusion in WNRB
29 November, 15:38
For Belarus and Russia, this is the first experience in such cooperation, Iya Malkina added. “We hope that the initiative will be a success,” the first deputy minister emphasized.
Korea Post makes first drone delivery
29 November, 15:13
The postal agency said it used the unmanned aerial vehicle to deliver the eight-kilogram package from its post office in Goheung county to Deungnyang Island. The parcel successfully made it through the four-kilometer trip.
Valery Malashko
Opinion: Pediatric neurosurgery needs to tap into telecommunication technology
29 November, 14:07
According to the minister, 2018 will be a period of active development of electronic healthcare in the country. In this respect the pediatric neurosurgery service should be actively involved in the development of the common information space.
Oleg Rummo. An archive photo
Belarusian surgeons to perform pediatric liver transplant in Kazakhstan
29 November, 13:45
Oleg Rummo, Head of the National Research Center for Organ and Tissue Transplantation, will leave for Kazakhstan in a few days' time to perform a surgery on a one-year-old baby.
32 mln-year-old Dipteronia fossil discovered in southwest China
29 November, 10:31
It was the first time that this kind of fossil from the early Oligocene epoch has been found in East Asia. The finding has been published in the Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.
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