19:58 EconomySouth Korean experience expected to help organize Belarusian smart industry The official reminded that the knowledge sharing program has been implemented by the Belarusian Economy Ministry and the Korea Development Institute since 2018 with assistance of the Economy and Finance Ministry of the Republic of Korea. The seminar held on 29 November launched the third stage of the program.
19:16 SocietyMore Belarusians added to Righteous Among Nations Avenue in Pit Memorial in Minsk The Righteous Among the Nations Avenue was created in the Pit Memorial in Minsk in the late 1990s upon the initiative of former Minsk ghetto prisoners when the first few trees were planted and plaques with names of righteous people were installed.
18:52 SocietyEU criticized for ‘twisted logic' to solving migrant crisis on border "In terms of the growing flow of illegal migrants from the Middle East and Asian regions to the EU via Belarus, the EU displays a twisted logic with regard to the causes and ways to settle this problem," the senator said.
18:35 SocietyBelarusian Council of Ministers' Office provides assistance to refugees stranded at border "Today we visited the office of the Belarus Red Cross to give the funds collected in the Office of the Council of Ministers to help the refugees," Arina Savenchuk said. These funds were raised as part of the campaign launched by Belarus Red Cross to help refugees trapped at the border.
18:17 SocietyOver 2.8m people in Belarus fully vaccinated against COVID-19 More than 3.548 million people in Belarus have received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, of them over 2.805 million have received their second jab.
17:47 PoliticsBelarus, South Korea preparing for ministerial consultations “The parties discussed a possibility of holding a number of bilateral events, including the upcoming session of the Joint Committee of the Republic of Belarus and the Republic of Korea and ministerial consultations of the two countries, as well as interaction within the framework of the New Northern Policy,” the press release reads.
17:17 PoliticsMeeting timed to International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People held in Minsk “We call on the entire world to pay attention to the need to implement international resolutions on Palestine, and also urge to convene an international conference to resolve the existing conflict,” the diplomat said.
16:59 PoliticsSenator: The situation at the border demonstrates human life means nothing to Western democrats Natalya Kochanova said: “We cannot be silent. Our truth is the key weapon in this madness. And we have to deliver it to the world. Our duty is to preserve sovereign and independent Belarus, peace and tranquility in our country.”
16:25 SocietyTalaka dance, music and song company honored in Vitebsk The Talaka dance, music and song company of the regional philharmonic society was honored in Vitebsk on 29 November.
16:20 SocietyBelarusian, Chinese defense ministries sign military technical cooperation memorandum The sides discussed the next year's Belarusian-Chinese planned military cooperation events. A memorandum on establishing twinning relations between the defense ministries of Belarus and China in the area of international military cooperation was signed.
15:59 EconomyTrade between Belarus, Rusisa's Irkutsk Oblast up 60% in January-September 2021 In January-September 2021, foreign trade amounted to $88 million, with Irkutsk Oblast posting trade surplus. Belarus increased supplies of its mechanical engineering products and consumer goods to Angara Region.
15:28 PoliticsCall to step up interaction between MFAs, parliaments of CSTO member states Vladimir Andreichenko expressed confidence that through the collective efforts the CSTO countries would be able to effectively protect their common interests in the international arena and “most importantly, to reliably ensure the right of our peoples to choose their development path”.
14:57 PoliticsDepoliticizing institution of international observation seen as important goal Today, international observation has gone beyond the designated framework and has become an instrument that international organizations or groups of states use to exert political pressure, Vladimir Andreichenko said.
14:47 EconomyWANO begins peer review of Belarusian nuclear power plant's second unit The mission will last from 29 November through 10 December. The WANO MC experts will carry out a prelaunch peer review of the second unit of the Belarusian nuclear power plant while focusing on operation, engineering support, radiation protection, operating experience, personnel training, fire protection and other aspects.
14:40 SocietyPlans for Belarusian-Russian army exercise to cover southern borders Viktor Khrenin remarked that Belarus and Russia do not intend to stage a large-scale army exercise like the Zapad exercise or the Shchit Soyuza [union shield] in 2022. But the troops intend to carry out a set of medium-term events and measures in order to cover Belarus' southern borders.