15:28 SocietyAmendments to Belarus' anti-extremism laws pass second reading The bill on countering extremism has passed the second reading at the session of the seventh-convocation House of Representatives of the National Assembly of Belarus, BelTA has learned.
15:26 EconomyMinsk Motor Plant doubles supplies to Russia in Q1 2021 In 2021 Minsk Motor Plant plans to continue developing its distribution network in Russia in two directions: engines and spare parts, as well as special machinery.
14:50 SportBelarusian athletes undergo mandatory medical examination ahead of Tokyo Games The meeting was dedicated to the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, Japan. Director of the National Research Center for Sports Irina Malevanaya spoke about medical support of the training process of Olympians.
14:24 SocietyBill on tourism passes first reading in Belarusian Parliament The bill was introduced to the House of Representatives on 18 May 2020. It is designed to fine-tune the mechanism of tourism business in Belarus, to improve the legal situation of citizens who are consumers of tourist services
13:55 SocietyBelarus reports 1,516 new COVID-19 cases, 1,489 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 341,539 cases. A total of 331,972 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
13:42 SportBelarus names freestyle wrestling roster for European event in Warsaw According to Executive Director of the Belarusian Wrestling Federation Yuri Shcherbachenya, for the leaders of the national team, including Olympic qualifiers, the event in Poland will be a great opportunity to test their strength at this stage of preparation for the Tokyo Games.
12:59 SocietyLabor minister vaccinated with Belarus-made Sputnik V vaccine Vaccines have been delivered to 75% of the elderly and disabled people living in care homes and more than 40% of the staff.
12:51 PresidentRussian prime minister in Minsk upon Putin's instructions to discuss most important problem Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “I am very glad to see you in Belarus. Our meeting today and your negotiations with the Belarusian government were prompted by the proposal Vladimir Putin made when we met in Sochi and discussed a number of problems."
12:37 PresidentLukashenko announces meeting with Putin in Moscow in April "Yesterday, Putin and I agreed on the schedule of work on many issues. Sometime in late April, most likely on 22 April, we will meet in Moscow. It will be a serious meeting to discuss certain issues."
12:37 PoliticsBelarusian MPs pass bill to amend criminal laws The bill is designed to improve the legislation taking into account the law enforcement practice, the lawmaking experience of other countries, and scientific studies of the Criminal Code, the Criminal Procedure Code, and the Penal Execution Code.
12:36 EconomyRapeseed oil accounts for over 60% of agricultural export via BUCE in Q1 In Q1 2021, foreign participants of trading sessions bought 18,900 tonnes of rapeseed oil worth $21.3 million, which represented a 3.4-fold increase in natural terms and a 5-fold increase in monetary terms year-on-year.
12:31 SocietyHealth minister gets first Sputnik V vaccine made in Belarus Dmitry Pinevich has been the first to get a shot of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine rolled out by the Belarusian pharmaceutical company Belmedpreparaty.
12:25 PresidentLukashenko, Mishustin meet at Palace of Independence in Minsk The meeting of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin is taking place at the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 16 April.
12:14 EconomyRudakovo Greenhouse harvests tomatoes his year Rudakovo plans to harvest more than 5,000 tonnes of tomatoes.
12:13 SocietyMinister: No surge in COVID-19 cases in Belarus yet “We see signs of another rise in coronavirus cases. However, the pace is not the same as it was in the autumn. There is no avalanche-like growth yet, but we do not really like the latest weather forecast,” Dmitry Pinevich said. He explained that the rain will force people to stay indoors most of the time.