09:25 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Malta The head of state expressed his confidence that there were no objective obstacles to the development of fruitful bilateral cooperation on a wide range of matters.
09:16 PresidentDistinguished Belarusians receive awards, letters of commendation Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed a decree and an order to award the Medal for Labor Merits and the Letter of Commendation to a number of heads and employees of various institutions.
09:01 PresidentLukashenko sends Independence Day greetings to Armenia The head of state noted that over the years of sovereignty Belarus and Armenia have both maintained and strengthened their multi-pronged and mutually beneficial bilateral ties.
19:57 EconomyEnergy Ministry comments on reports about Russian electricity import to Belarus Belarus intends to import a total of about 300 million kWh of electricity from Russia in September. There are no plans to import Russian electricity in October, the Belarusian Energy Ministry said.
19:40 SocietyBelarusian military participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organization command post exercise Taking part in the exercise are about 5,500 military personnel from Belarus, Russia, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Over 1,200 weapon systems, military and special hardware units have been deployed. The Belarusian contingent is built around a special operations unit of the army.
19:22 SocietyThree Belarusian helicopters keep fighting forest fires in Turkey Last week two Mi-8 helicopters based in Bergama and Kutahya as well as a Mi-26 helicopter based in Milas, Turkey performed 8 flights and dropped water 21 times (63 tonnes). Their flying time totaled 15 hours and 35 minutes.
18:19 SportWTA: Sabalenka 2nd, Azarenka 35th The Belarusian number one did not play last week and remained second with a total of 7,720 points. Former world number one Victoria Azarenka went down three spots to 35th with 1,801 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich rose to 107th with 740 points, and Olga Govortsova goes 134th with 564 points.
18:19 PresidentLukashenko extends condolences to Putin over Perm university shooting Aleksandr Lukashenko noted: “With deep pain and sorrow we heard news about the dreadful tragedy in the Perm State University that resulted in deaths and injuries of innocent people.”
17:51 SocietyBelarus declares fourth pandemic wave The minister said that vaccination would help deal with this wave of COVID-19 in the first place.
17:21 EconomyBelarus takes part in Novi Sad Agricultural Fair 2021 in Serbia Belarus has become the largest foreign participant of the exhibition, with products of more than 30 companies on display.
16:50 SportBelarus clinch fourth gold at Canoe Sprint World Championships in Denmark The Belarusian clocked 26:18.94 to reaffirm the champion title she won in 2019. Zsofia Kisban of Hungary came in second in 26:37.32. Bronze went to Maria Mailliard of Chile (26:39.51).
16:37 SportMikita Borykau claims K1 500m gold in Denmark Mikita Borykau of Belarus clocked 1:38.87 to win gold in K1 Men 500m at the 2021 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Demark.
16:37 EconomyEnergy minister underlines Belarus' open, transparent cooperation with international organizations Viktor Karankevich noted that the construction of the Belarusian nuclear power plant is in the final stage. Papers to begin commercial operation of the first unit of the nuclear power plant were signed in June. The completion rate of the second unit is nearly 90%.
16:13 EconomyPetrishenko, EAEU minister discuss joint response to sanctions Belarus' Deputy Prime Minister Igor Petrishenko and Member of the Board (Minister) for Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission Andrei Slepnev have discussed joint response of the EAEU member states to sanctions.
16:09 SportUniversity 3x3 Basketball Tournament in Minsk The University 3x3 Basketball Tournament kicked off at the sports grounds of the State School of Olympic Reserve during the 1st Youth Festival marking International Day of University Sport on 20 September.