14:54 SocietyBelarus to be featured at Latvian Book Fair 2020 From 28 February to 1 March, the International Exhibition Centre Kipsala in Riga will turn into an inspiring book town bringing together writers, translators, publishers and readers. Latvian and foreign publishers will showcase a wide range of their latest products.
14:20 SportSabalenka 13th in WTA rankings, Gerasimov 65th in ATP Last week Aryna Sabalenka reached the Dubai 2020 quarterfinal. The Belarusian has now a total of 2,815 points. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka is 51st with 1,051 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 119th with 542 points, Olga Govortsova - 142nd with 433 points.
13:42 EconomyBelarus uses all IAEA tools for newcomer countries Viktor Karankevich went on saying: “Belarus fully uses all the instruments the IAEA offers to countries, which have started developing their nuclear energy industry. For many years we've been tightly cooperating with the IAEA on technical cooperation programs."
13:30 SocietyPearl in Minsk necklace: Minsk World complex invites buyers to inspect apartments of another new house This is the ninth completed house in the quarter. The commissioning process will begin and soon future tenants will be able to start remodeling their new homes. Housewarming parties are round the corner.
13:05 SocietyBelarus-Latvia border crossing delays expected on 28 February over Latvian border guards exercise According to the Latvian border guards, the delays on the border checkpoint Silene of the Daugavpils border governance of the State Border Guard of Latvia are expected from 13:00 till 15:00 due to the exercise. The checkpoint Urbany (Braslav District in Belarus) will work in a normal mode.
12:27 PresidentLukashenko wishes happy Fatherland Defenders Day to Belarusian people “Thanks to your commitment to the Homeland, loyalty to military duty and readiness to protect the interests of the country and people, you personify the strength and power of our sovereign state,” the message of greetings reads.
12:08 EconomyBelarus hosting IAEA nuclear infrastructure review mission Belarus is hosting an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR 3) mission of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). From 24 February till 4 March the IAEA mission will be analyzing all 19 nuclear infrastructure issues that are put forth in the IAEA Milestones Document.
11:50 SportSynchronized bronze for Belarus at FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerials in Raubichi Belarus' Ihar Drabiankou and Makar Mitrafanau scored a total of 72.12 points to secure bronze in the synchronized event at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Aerials which took place in Raubichi on 22-23 February.
11:40 PresidentLukashenko extends Independence Day greetings to Estonia Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended greetings to Estonia President Kersti Kaljulaid as the country celebrates the Independence Day. He proposed to tap into the potential of cooperation in transport, logistics, banking, and tourism more effectively.
11:38 SocietyBelarusian Minsk Oblast sends face masks to China's Chongqing “A friend in need is a friend indeed. Chongqing is a twin city of Minsk Oblast. It has sent an official request for assistance. Of course, we could not leave the people of the region without support,” said Anna Dashkova, the head of the international relations department of the Economy Committee of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee.
11:02 PartnersFirst novel coronavirus vaccines begin animal testing The first batch of vaccines against the novel coronavirus has produced antibodies and undergone animal testing, an official of Zhejiang province's Science and Technology Department in East China said at a news conference on Sunday.
10:54 PartnersSeven samba schools open parades in Rio Carnival in Brazil Seven samba schools opens the parades of the so-called Special Group of the Carnival of Rio de Janeiro, mostly dressed with strong social criticism, tributes to the indigenous people and the Afro-Brazilian religion.
10:27 EconomyBelarus' Bellesbumprom concern reveals its new tasks Paper recycling, expansion of furniture production and efforts to build credibility and foster a positive image of Belarusian products – these are the objectives facing the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom.
09:38 SocietyArkhangelsk Oblast governor calls Belarus supercomfortable partner Belarus is a very promising and comfortable partner for Arkhangelsk Oblast. There are many avenues of bilateral cooperation the Russian region is interested in, Arkhangelsk Oblast Governor Igor Orlov said.
09:00 PresidentLukashenko sends birthday greetings to Emperor Naruhito of Japan On behalf of Belarusian people and himself President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended birthday greetings to Emperor Naruhito of Japan.