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18 November 2019
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Infographics

New parliament elected in Belarus The average age of an MP is 50.4 years. All members of Parliament have university degrees.
Picture of average parliamentary candidate in Belarus The election of members of the House of Representatives will be held on 17 November.
Elections to the House of Representatives Early voting in the 2019 elections to the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus of the seventh convocation will run from 12 through 16 November.
Belarus - Austria: Trade and Economic Cooperation Austria is a very important investment partner of Belarus. Many world-renowned companies from Austria operate branches and offices in Belarus, provide loans to finance trade and to implement investment projects.

President

Lukashenko instructs to keep close eye on every Olympian ahead of Olympics
– We need to keep every Olympian under individual control ahead of the Summer Olympic Games 2020, Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at a meeting of the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Belarus on 19 November.

Politics

Anatoly Glaz. An archive photo Belarus MFA regrets OSCE assessment, sees it as politicized
Belarus demonstrated maximum transparency and invited a record high number of international observers to monitor the recent parliamentary elections, said Anatoly Glaz, Press Secretary of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
An archive photo Uzbekistan expected to be efficient CIS chair in 2020
Uzbekistan will be an efficient chair of the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2020, Sergei Lebedev, Chairman of the CIS Executive Committee told reporters.
An archive photo Belarus to attend CIS IPA events in St Petersburg on 21-22 November
The Belarusian parliamentary delegation led by Chairman of the Council of the Republic Mikhail Myasnikovich will take part in the events of the CIS Inter-Parliamentary Assembly in St Petersburg on 21-22 November.

Economy

Sergei Rumas Belarus-Russia tighter integration hinges on resolution of critical issues in economic cooperation
"There are still unresolved issues on a number of roadmaps. Our stance during the negotiations has been clear and consistent: further integration is possible only if the most critical problems in bilateral economic cooperation are resolved,” Sergei Rumas said.

Society

An archive photo Party members make up 19.1% of Belarus' new parliament
110 people were elected to the 110-seat House of Representatives, the lower chamber of the Belarusian parliament. “19.1% of them or 21 people are members of political parties,” Lidia Yermoshina said.
Archive photo Belavia offers baggage-free fares
The number of seats and the cost of tickets across different branded fares will depend on the airplane capacity, passenger load and other factors. The difference between a baggage-free fare and the cheapest return flight with checked baggage allowance will be up to €65 depending on a route.
Vadim Ipatov. An archive photo Belarus' CEC recounts typical violations committed by observers
The official explained that while the Electoral Code does not directly regulate the matter of taking photos and shooting videos at a polling station, the Central Election Commission has released guidelines for territorial election commissions in order to address the matter.

Sport

Viktor Lukashenko elected first vice president of Belarus' NOC
Viktor Lukashenko has been elected first vice president of the Belarusian National Olympic Committee (NOC). His candidacy was supported by the participants of the Olympic Assembly on 19 November.