12:44 SocietyRoad of Memory bike ride in Belovezhskaya Pushcha The 13km ride will feature an obstacle course and a thematic interactive section.
21:58 In PicturesMound of Glory on Victory Day The Mound of Glory was illuminated in honor of Victory Day on 9 May.
19:34 PresidentLukashenko: Belarusians must not give away this land to anyone The president pointed out that a cruel and sometimes bloody redivision of the world had begun. “We don't want to falter and face this steamroller. Once we falter, we will be broken just like we were many times in the course of history,” the head of state noted.
19:14 PresidentSolemn ritual held in Minsk to honor state emblem, flag The ritual is meant to bolster respect for the state symbols of the Republic of Belarus. The ritual is based on the Constitution's provisions on the state flag and the state emblem – symbols of Belarus as a sovereign state.
18:58 PresidentLukashenko: Flag and state emblem reflect Belarusians' desire for independent and peaceful life Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We know that our emblem, flag, anthem, and the Great Victory are inextricably interlinked symbols of the greatness and independence of the Belarusian nation. They embody fateful accomplishments of Belarusians, spiritual and moral traits of the nation, peculiarities of our culture and world view.”
15:37 SportMinsk Strong Battle Its organizers are the Federation of Power Extreme and Raw Powerlifting together with the Sport and Tourism Department of the Minsk City Hall.
15:14 In PicturesVictory Day celebrations in Mogilev Open-air celebrations timed to the 76th anniversary of the Victory of the Soviet nation in the Great Patriotic War took place in the Pechersky Park in Mogilev on 9 May.
14:07 PresidentLukashenko lays wreath at Victory Monument, talks to veterans in Minsk Wreaths and flowers from representatives of government agencies, public associations, the diplomatic corps, veterans, and the clergy were also laid at the monument. Aleksandr Lukashenko and all those present in Pobedy Square honored memory of the fallen heroes with a minute of silence.
13:58 In PicturesCar rally “For a United Belarus” A car rally “For a United Belarus” was launched in Minsk on 9 May.
13:42 PresidentLukashenko urges Belarusians to show more unity to protect independence Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The Great Victory is one of the most grandiose events in the history of the Belarusian nation. The deeds of our warriors are a symbol of valor, patriotism, and humaneness. An example of unity, friendship, and brotherhood of people of different convictions and faiths."
13:21 PresidentLukashenko: The world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation The president stressed that the world has to know and remember the tragedy of the Belarusian nation. “And we will elevate this matter to the highest international level so that they would remember and would not forget it,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stated.
13:06 PresidentLukashenko condemns modern neocolonialists intent on global domination Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that Belarusians come to the Victory Monument every year on 9 May. They continue the tradition of meetings of frontline soldiers and partisans near the Eternal Fire and in other memorial places.
12:47 PresidentLukashenko: Belarus will always stand fast as long as our generation lives Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “We will do everything to keep a bright sun and blue skies above our land. We will do our best to let young mothers and fathers with their kids take a walk outside the way it always has been. It will be so, I promise you. I swear it will be so!”
12:35 PresidentLukashenko emphasizes importance of war deeds of forefathers during Great Patriotic War Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “The farther heroic and tragic events of the Great Patriotic War are, the more majestic the sacrificial feat of our grandfathers and great grandfathers – those, who saved the mankind from enslavement and extermination – looks to us.”