19:55 EconomyBelarus' export 4% down to $29.3bn in January-August In January-August 2022 Belarus' foreign trade totaled $55.172 billion, 5.9% down from January-August 2021. Import amounted to $25.853 billion (8% down). Surplus of foreign trade in goods and services equaled $3.465 billion, up from $2.427 billion in January-August 2021.
19:46 PresidentGlobal problems, nuclear weapons, tractor for Putin. What Lukashenko talked about in St Petersburg Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko took part in an informal summit of the heads of state of the Commonwealth of Independent States in St Petersburg on 7 October.
18:40 EconomyOpinion: Eurasian Economic Union holds its ground amidst West's sanctions The Eurasian Economic Union is successfully confronting unprecedented challenges from the collective West, member of the Board (Minister) for Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission said.
18:22 EconomyAmbassador discusses Belarus' export to Rostov Oblast, cooperation in agriculture Belarus' Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi met with Rostov Oblast Governor Vasily Golubev in Rostov-on-Don on 7 October, BelTA learned from the press service of the diplomatic mission.
18:22 PresidentLukashenko, Putin continue meeting one-on-one after informal CIS summit The one-on-one meeting of Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin lasted for about one hour. The Belarusian leader went to the airport afterwards.
17:53 SocietyBelavia to resume flights to Turkmenistan Flights will be operated to Turkmenbashi International Airport on Tuesdays.
17:33 SportBelarus clinch 6 gold medals on We Are Together. Sports day four On the fourth day of the competitions Belarusian athletes won six gold, seven silver and three bronze medals. Champion titles went to Ihar Boki (100m backstroke, 200m medley, S13), Aliaksei Talai (200m freestyle, S1), Hryhory Zudzilau (200m medley, SM11), Anastasiya Zudzilava (100m breaststroke, SB13) and Aleksandra Kozlova (100m butterfly, S10). Aleksandra Kozlova also collected bronze in 100m freestyle.
16:58 SocietyProspects for restoring ecosystems of disturbed peatlands until 2040 discussed in Minsk The meeting of the interdepartmental group of experts on environment to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals was attended by Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Aleksandr Goroshko.
16:14 PresidentLukashenko suggests supplying Poland with grain, in addition to wood Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko told reporters in St Petersburg about his and Vladimir Putin's plan to provide Poland's leadership and Europeans with grain so that they will not steal it from Ukraine.
16:12 PoliticsPutin calls for faster transition to national currencies in mutual trade in CIS Vladimir Putin stressed that economic cooperation between the CIS countries is expanding. In his words, Russia's trade with the CIS states increased by over 30% to $96 billion in 2021 and by another 7% in H1 2022.
15:59 PartnersPakistan team left for Qatar to participate in Street Child Football World Cup A football team groomed by the Muslim Hands has left Islamabad for Qatar to participate in the Street Child Football World Cup taking place in Doha from October 7 to 15.
15:58 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus, Russia will think of a response to Poland's nuclear threat One of the questions addressed to the president was about the security of the western borders of the Union State of Belarus and Russia in the current international situation.
15:32 PresidentLukashenko brings BELARUS tractor as a gift to Putin The Pul Pervogo Telegram channel posted a photo depicting a certificate for a tractor for Vladimir Putin. This is a BELARUS 1523.3 tractor. “To President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on occasion of the anniversary,” the inscription on the certificate reads.
15:17 PresidentLukashenko talks about way out of current international situation The reporters asked Aleksandr Lukashenko about his vision of a way out of the current international situation. “Why do we have to seek a way out of some international situation?” he responded. “We should not be the ones to seek a way out. We did not get stuck in it and do not intend to recover from it with some effort."
15:15 PresidentLukashenko arrives at informal CIS summit The meeting is taking place in Konstantinovsky Palace in St Petersburg.