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20 October 2019
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President

Belarus president gives interview to Kazakhstan's top news agency ahead of official visit
Khabar Chairman of the Board Yerlan Bekkhozhin shared his impressions: “Aleksandr Grigoryevich [Lukashenko] is a very interesting person to talk to. He wins you over with his sincerity. Few politicians have it while sincerity is something he was born with. He knows how to wield it well."

Politics

Heiko Maas and Vladimir Makei. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Development of Belarus-Germany cooperation strategy under consideration
Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei is in Germany on a working visit on 21-22 October. He met with his German counterpart on 21 October. The diplomats discussed a broad range of matters of bilateral cooperation.
An archive photo Over 330 CIS observers accredited to monitor Belarus' parliamentary elections
The members of the CIS observation mission attended sessions of district election commissions during the candidate registration process. They pointed to the equal playing field for all contestants.
Robert Madej and Boleslav Pirshtuk Opinion: Belarus, Slovakia have huge potential for advancing cooperation
The growth rate and dynamics confirm that the potential for cooperation is huge and that we have only begun to explore some of the areas in which we could cooperate, Vice Speaker Boleslav Pirshtuk said.

Economy

Sergei Rumas Belarus invites Sverdlovsk Oblast to expand cooperation in agriculture
Belarus is ready to scale up cooperation in agriculture and construction with Sverdlovsk Oblast, Belarus Premier Sergei Rumas said as he met with Sverdlovsk Oblast Governor Evgeny Kuivashev.

Society

Belarus-Russia joint exercise near Brest
About 900 Belarusian and Russian paratroopers are taking part in a joint tactical training exercise near Brest.
Belarusian author nominated posthumously for ALMA Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
The list of 237 nominees was announced at the 71st Frankfurt International Book Fair. The candidates represent all continents and are authors, illustrators, reading promoters and storytellers.
Grodno Choral Synagogue Jewish holiday Sukkot
The Jews celebrate Sukkot on 13-20 October. The holiday commemorates the 40-year period during which the Jewish people wandered in the desert on their way from Egypt to the Promised Land, living in temporary shelters.

Sport

Darya Tkacheva. An archive photo Belarus win 11 gold medals at Marina Lobach Cup
The main prize, Marina Lobach Statuette, went to Darya Tkacheva who won in the Junior All-Around event with the total of 74,200 points. Alina Rechkina (65,250 points) was victorious in the same event among the athletes born in 2007-2008.