11:55 SocietyTwo nurses from Belarus awarded Florence Nightingale Medal Twenty-five outstanding nurses from 18 countries have been awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal, which recognizes exceptional courage and devotion to victims of armed conflict or natural disaster. It also recognizes exemplary service or a pioneering spirit in the areas of public health or nursing education.
11:31 PoliticsBelarusian MPs invited to visit Serbia Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Valery Brylev met with President of Serbia's National Assembly Ivica Dacic on 11 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
11:15 PresidentLukashenko receives Victory Day greetings from foreign leaders On 9 May Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko received numerous Victory Day greetings and warm wishes from foreign leaders, heads of integration associations, renowned figures from all walks of life.
10:45 PresidentLukashenko, Putin have telephone conversation, agree to meet soon Aleksandr Lukashenko and Vladimir Putin discussed the schedule of joint events which will take place in Belarus and Russia in the near future.
10:34 SocietySmart country forum in Minsk to draw over 200 young researchers "The purpose of the event is to develop proposals to build smart Belarus," the press service said.
09:51 SportSabalenka moves to 4th in WTA Aryna Sabalenka has moved from the 7th to her career-high 4th spot in the recently published WTA rankings.
09:33 PresidentLukashenko expresses condolences over tragedy in Kazan “It is with great pain and sorrow that Belarus has learned the news about a deadly accident in a school in Kazan. The merciless and meaningless shooting of innocent people in the peaceful time is appalling,” the message of condolences reads.
09:25 SocietyCOVID-19 immunity research project kicks off in Belarus The project, organized by the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry in cooperation with Russia's Rospotrebnadzor, will be running from 14 to 19 May. Antibody testing will be free for residents of Belarus.
09:12 EconomySpring sowing in Belarus over 70% complete As of 11 May, spring cereals and leguminous crops (excluding corn, buckwheat, and millet) were planted on the area of 1 million hectares (96.3%). Spring colza sowing reached 92.6% of the target, corn sowing – 56.1%.
09:00 SocietyBelarus reports 742 new COVID-19 cases, 661 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 370,509 cases. A total of 360,916 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
17:27 SportSmolevichi's Victoria into final of Belarusian field hockey championship for women On 11 May Victoria snatched a victory 6-5 in the playoff semifinal against Grodno's Rhythm.
13:39 SocietyCeremony to unveil commemorative plaque to composer Oleg Molchan A commemorative plaque to composer Oleg Molchan was unveiled in Vostochnoye cemetry in Minsk on 11 May.
15:12 SocietySakura in full bloom in Sendai Public Garden in Minsk The cherry blossom season lasts for 7-10 days depending on the weather.
13:15 In PicturesSt. Cyril of Turov's Remembrance Day On 11 May Turov held a divine liturgy in memory of Cyril of Turov with the participation of Metropolitan Veniamin of Minsk and Zaslavl, Patriarch Exarch of All Belarus.