19:59 EconomyBelarus-Hungary agricultural trade up by 9.6% in Q1 2020 In 2019, Belarus-Hungary trade in agricultural and food products exceeded $17 million, which was 112.3% as against 2018. In Q1 2020, it came at $5 million, or 109.6% year-on-year.
19:38 SocietyOnline projects of Belarus' Kupala Theater draw 100,000 audience Online streams of several productions from the theater's archives and current repertoire, live streams, interesting projects, the second issue of the Kupalauski magazine are all available in the digital format.
19:24 SportJudo competitions in Minsk The narrow-format judo competitions were held in the Chizhovka Arena in Minsk on 19 May.
19:10 SocietySakharov Readings at Belarusian State University to feature scientists from 13 countries The forum will bring together more than 230 scientists, ecologists, and experts from 13 countries: Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Turkey, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Italy, and Lithuania.
18:40 SocietyZhirovichi Monastery marks 500th anniversary The celebration will be low-key. An all-night vigil on 19 May will be followed by a Divine Liturgy for the parish in the morning. All the services will be held in accordance with safety rules and with observance of social distancing.
18:08 PartnersFrance, Germany announce unprecedented 500-bln-euro EU recovery fund France and Germany on Monday jointly proposed that the European Commission borrow money on capital markets in the European Union's (EU) name and create a 500-billion-euro (546 billion US dollars) recovery fund to help the coronavirus-battered European economies and regions.
17:51 SocietyUNICEF to hold online safety webinars for Belarusian teenagers According to a 2017 nationwide survey to assess the scale of violence against children, 9% of children studying in the 5th-7th grades and 18.2% of children studying in the 8th-11th grades said they were subjected to cyberharassment.
16:45 PoliticsMoldova suggests involving observer states in EAEU projects Moldova obtained the observer status in the EAEU two years ago and has successfully used it since then. Moldova would like to step up its participation in the EAEU projects and programs.
15:19 PoliticsEAEU to hold additional consultations with Cuba before granting it observer status According to Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission Mikhail Myasnikovich, Cuba shows a big interest in cooperation with the EAEU virtually since the establishment of the association.
14:57 In PicturesWater lilies in Dunhuang Park, China Blossoming water lilies have turned the Chinese park of Dunhuang into a great place to relax in the fresh air.
14:22 PoliticsCOVID-19 response to be high on agenda of CIS summit The session of the CIS Heads of Government Council will focus on the coronavirus pandemic. The session will be held via videoconferencing.
14:10 PoliticsKyrgyzstan president suggests EAEU development fund According to him, the draft Strategic Areas of the Eurasian Economic Integration do not reflect some other initiatives.
13:13 PoliticsMinsk expected to host EAEU summit in autumn The Supreme Eurasian Economic Council plans to hold a meeting in Minsk in October-November. This decision was made during the videoconference meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council.
12:57 EconomyPutin: Common gas transit tariff in EAEU possible only with common budget, taxation A common tariff on gas transit in the Eurasian Economic Union is possible only when there is common budget and taxation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he addressed the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council meeting.