19:13 PresidentLukashenko to Shoigu: Neither Russia nor Belarus wants any war The head of state stressed that he was not going to scare anyone and opined on the opponents' readiness to resolve the situation.
18:32 PresidentLukashenko to meet with Russian defense minister Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is set to meet with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 3 December.
18:26 SocietyBelarus, Russia sign protocol to amend agreement on joint regional security Viktor Khrenin and Sergei Shoigu discussed topical issues of bilateral military and military-technical cooperation.
19:56 SocietyBelarus' Investigative Committee discusses fight against money laundering with foreign colleagues A delegation of Belarus' Investigative Committee led by Deputy Chairman Anatoly Vasilyev took part in the 37th plenary week of the Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
19:36 PresidentNew details of phone conversation between Lukashenko, Putin revealed The presidents sketched out the schedule of future contacts, too. The Russian president invited his Belarusian counterpart to come to Moscow for negotiations on practical matters concerning the realization of Union State construction and for discussing economic matters. The meeting is supposed to take place in December.
19:12 EconomyBenefits of Belarusian-Russian common electricity market emphasized Aleksei Dzermant believes the common electricity market would have a favorable impact on Belarus' and Russia's economies. It will open up new opportunities for the production sector. Belarus will be able to get energy from a larger number of sources.
18:20 SocietyBelavia to fly to Turkmenistan weekly starting from 13 December From 13 December to 21 March, Belavia will fly from Minsk to Turkmenbashi every Tuesday, and from Turkmenbashi to Minsk every Wednesday. Passengers will depart from Minsk at 22:40 and arrive in Turkmenbashi at 04:45. On the return flight they will leave Turkmenbashi at 05:45 to arrive in Minsk at 8:05.
17:41 EconomyGomel-Raton, St. Petersburg Technopark sign cooperation agreement A delegation from Gomel Oblast included representatives of the Gomel-Raton FEZ administration, the Korall technopark and the Gomel regional administration. They visited St. Petersburg Technopark.
17:16 EconomyBelarusian PM: Cities with population of 80,000+ have necessary production, labor resources Cities and districts with a population of 80,000+ have the necessary production and labor resources, Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko said at an on-site meeting of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers in the town of Pinsk.
16:45 SocietyBelarusian straw weaving added to UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO approved the inclusion of the Belarusian nomination file "Straw weaving of Belarus: Art, craft and skills” into the Representative List of intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
16:22 SportBelarus NOC Commission on Education Programs convenes for session The members of the commission took stock of the progress made in the implementation of projects in 2022, outlined the plan of work for 2023 and discussed the participation of the commission in the cultural and sports festival Vytoki and the International Olympic Day.
16:17 SportBelarus' Iryna Shymanovich reaches Rio de Janeiro semifinal In the quarterfinal the Belarusian secured a confident win, 6-1, 6-3, over Spain's world number 290 Yvonne Cavalle Reimers. Earlier, Iryna Shymanovich defeated Spain's world number 220 Rosa Vicens Mas, 6-3, 6-3 and Portugal's world number 301 Francisca Jorge, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3.
15:39 SocietyReports about Belarus' withdrawal from CIS Council for Humanitarian Cooperation dismissed as fake “In connection with the spread of fake news on behalf of the Information Ministry about the alleged withdrawal of Belarus from the CIS Council for Humanitarian Cooperation, the Information Ministry officially declares that no such reports have been received from the agency.
15:12 PresidentLukashenko approves allocation of Br130m from president's reserve fund to support state employees This year, the government, based on the approaches approved by the head of state, adopted a number of decisions to increase salaries of employees of organizations financed from the budget.
14:37 SportIssyk Kul Games kick off in Cholpon-Ata Athletes from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Russia, Belarus, China and Kyrgyzstan will compete both in traditional sports such as volleyball and badminton, and also will try their hand in tug-of-war, powerlifting and fitness challenge.