14:15 SocietyDiplomats commemorate Vitebsk Ghetto victims on Holocaust Memorial Day About 10,000 prisoners of the Vitebsk Ghetto were killed during the Nazi occupation. The first executions took place in the anti-tank ditch near the village of Ilovka at the end of July 1941. Every day, 800 people were brought there for execution - mostly children, women, and the elderly.
13:10 SocietyBelarus consistently contributes to international efforts to keep memory of Holocaust alive Belarus knows firsthand the price of war, having lost a third of its population in it. The death of every citizen who became a victim of the Holocaust or the genocide of the Belarusian people and other Nazi atrocities resonates with pain in the heart of every Belarusian, the minister said.
12:26 PoliticsOpinion: Europe is ruled by yes-people Europe is ruled by yes-people, PhD in Law, expert in intelligence services Sergei Karnaukhov said in a new episode of the V Teme [On Point] project on BelTA's YouTube channel.
12:26 EconomyProcedure worked out for temporary external administration of Belarusian companies Municipal authorities will also have to analyze the operation of commercial organizations on the registries in order to identify reasons for transferring them into temporary external administration. The Council of Ministers will have to authorize the start and the termination of temporary external administration.
11:54 PartnersAcross China: Xinjiang folk orchestra makes its name through musical fusion On hearing the duet of the Kazakh folk song "A Lovely Rose" and Italian opera "Nessun Dorma" (None Shall Sleep), Xu Dandan was a bit surprised, then soon enchanted by the chemistry generated from the unfrequent combination, especially the accompaniment of the gijak, a traditional Uygur bowed string instrument.
11:53 SocietyBelavia among most punctual airlines in Yekaterinburg Airport rating “Koltsovo International Airport has compiled a punctuality rating of airlines that fly to Yekaterinburg. Last year, Belavia entered the top three,” the press service informed.
10:52 SocietyAndreichenko: We should unite our forces and protect the historical truth On 27 January 1945, Soviet troops liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp in Oswiecim. This death factory exterminated 1.4 million people over four years, of whom 1.1 million were Jews.
10:12 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus has a reliable flora and fauna protection system Aleksandr Lukashenko thanked the staff of the State Inspectorate for their diligent service and wished them good health, happiness, wellbeing, peaceful skies, and new professional achievements for the benefit of Belarus.
10:11 PartnersWardoyo stuns world champion to reach quarter-finals Indonesia's Chico Aura Dwi Wardoyo stunned world champion Loh Kean Yew of Singapore in the second round of the BWF World Tour Super 500 Indonesia Masters at Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, on Thursday.
09:53 PartnersShipbuilding industry in the Syrian Arwad island Arwad, a Syrian island on the Mediterranean , has a charming beauty acquired from its location on the seashore in Tartous province,iIt is distinguished by a maritime richness with historical glories, lined by the sails and forearms of its sons, through which they raised its flags high and flapping among the waves.
09:41 SocietyRestoration of rail, air services between Belarus, Russia's Nizhny Novgorod discussed One of the important topics discussed at the meeting was the possibility of involving the enterprises of the region in shipbuilding and the use of port infrastructure for Belarus. A working group has been set up to study all the aspects of the matters.
09:18 SportBelarus' NOC grateful to Olympic Council of Asia for support On 26 January, the Olympic Council of Asia invited Belarus and Russia to take part in the Asian Games.
09:01 PoliticsAmbassadors of Belarus, Syria discuss implementation of agreements The ambassadors exchanged opinions on bilateral cooperation, interaction between Belarus and Syria in international organizations, the situation in the Middle East and other urgent international issues.
19:58 SocietyBelarus ready to help train Iraqi police personnel Belarus boasts extensive experience of training law enforcement personnel for foreign countries and is ready to help train personnel for Iraqi police units in a number of specializations.
19:22 SocietyAir defense units participate in Belarus-Russia air force exercise Radio warfare units keep monitoring Belarus' air space and the situation along the country's borders. An innovative tracking radar complex Sopka-2 has been deployed for the sake of monitoring Belarus' skies.