11:28 EconomyItaly starts buying leather at Belarus' commodity exchange The Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange has registered the first transaction to sell Belarusian leather products to Italy. At the recent trading session, an Italian company has purchased a trial batch of semi-finished wet blue leather to the amount of $35,000.
11:04 In PicturesBelovezhskaya Pushcha National Park The Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park is one of the most important attractions of Belarus. Relatively undisturbed, the forest is one of the largest woodlands in Europe.
10:42 PresidentLukashenko expresses condolences over Pakistan train crash victims The head of state conveyed words of support to the people of Pakistan, sincere condolences to relatives and friends of the victims and wished speedy recovery to all those injured.
10:11 SocietyOpinion: Unity is strength, spirit and shield of a nation “Unity is at the heart of everything in the state, in the workplace, in the family. It is the strength, spirit and reliable shield of a nation that is ready to band together at the right time. It is a key to successful work and a happy life,” Vladimir Khrolenko said.
09:51 In PicturesSummer camp in Bobruisk District The Shchatkovo summer camp is located in a forested area near the Berezina River, one of the most picturesque places of Bobruisk District.
09:07 PresidentLukashenko OKs amendments to criminal law Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko has signed the Law on Amendments to Codes on Criminal Responsibility. The document, which was previously adopted by the House of Representatives and approved by the Council of the Republic, has been published on the National Legal Internet Portal.
20:20 In PicturesFodder harvesting in Gomel District The Uritskoye agricultural company has already harvested about 30% of the planned amount of grass fodder and haylage.
19:58 SocietyPreparations for forum of regions of Belarus, Russia discussed Heads of central government agencies, heads of oblast administrations and oblast councils of deputies took part in the discussion. The conversation touched upon general matters concerning preparations for and the organization of the forum, events on the official program.
19:23 SocietyFTUB head stresses effectiveness of social dialogue in Belarus The pandemic's effect on the world labor market was high on the agenda of the session. It is already obvious that the pandemic has put massive pressure on the healthcare system and has resulted in a global economic and social crisis. Over 255 million jobs were lost.
18:59 EconomyBelarusian MMZ engine successfully tested as part of Swiss vacuum sweeper The Belarusian engine was made to a custom order of the manufacturer of municipal vehicles with consequent sales in Russia. MMZ specialists have been working on it since March.
18:49 PoliticsPutin calls sanctions against Belarus counterproductive as he talks to Charles Michel “Speaking about the additional sanctions against Belarus imposed by the European Union, Vladimir Putin emphasized the counterproductive nature of this approach and of any attempts to interfere in the domestic affairs of this sovereign state in general,” the Kremlin press service noted.
18:35 SocietyBelarus-Russia Union State PA to convene online on 16 June MPs will consider a report of the Union State Council of Ministers on the execution of the Union State budget in 2020 and discuss matters regarding drafting the Union State budget for 2022.
18:29 PresidentDetails of release of representatives of Belarusian Union of Poles revealed The press secretary said: “There are indeed substantial blank spots in this story, this is why it is necessary to lift the veil. Including in order to prevent some people from claiming efforts of others as their own."
18:26 SocietyMinsk city hospital No.1 returning to normal operations As the third coronavirus wave in Belarus is gradually abating, hospitals of Minsk are returning to normal operations. For example, Minsk city hospital No.1 is returning to normal operations from 7 June.
18:11 SocietyOpinion: West embarks on economic strangulation of Belarus After the failed coup attempt in Belarus, the West, at the suggestion of the Belarusian opposition, proceeded to Plan B - a slow economic strangulation of the country, Deputy Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies and Forecasts of the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia Pavel Feldman told BelTA.