19:12 PoliticsBelarusian Foreign Ministry criticizes EU sanctions, interested in good neighborly relations The Belarusian side mentioned that the nature of the restrictions the European Union had introduced against the Republic of Belarus, Belarusian citizens and companies was not constructive.
18:54 SocietyGrodno rolls out mobile tourist guide The mobile application “Grodno guide” containing information about the city has been launched in Grodno and is already available for download.
18:39 EconomyRetail trade up 1.8% in Belarus in 2020 Wholesale trade equaled Br99 billion, or 95.8% as against 2019.
18:34 SportKHL: Dinamo Minsk secure shootout win over Severstal HC Dinamo Minsk snapped a three-game losing streak to move into sixth place in the Western Conference thanks to a 2-1 shootout win against Severtsal Cherepovets.
18:23 SocietyBelavia's flights to Geneva grounded till 30 October Belavia will not fly to Ashgabat and Riga till 1 march 2021. Flights to Budapest and Almaty will be grounded till 27 March 2021. Belavia has extended the suspension of air travel to all destinations in Russia (except Moscow's Domodedovo airport) till 31 January 2021.
18:13 SportBelarus 5th at FIS Aerials World Cup in Yaroslavl The Belarusian team consisting of Hanna Huskova, Maksim Hustik and Pavel Dzik scored a total of 274.40.
17:53 EconomyFreight traffic in Belarus down 6.8% in 2020 In 2020, organizations and individual businessmen transported 398.7 million tonnes of cargoes, or 93.2% over 2019.
17:48 PartnersBYD tops patent ranking for NEV brands in China BYD, boasting 9,426 patents, has topped the patent ranking among Chinese new energy vehicle makers, according to Qichacha, Beijing Daily reported
17:36 EconomyBelarus' industrial output down by 0.7% in 2020 Production declined by 2.2% in the mining industry, by 0.2% in the processing industry, and by 3.8% in the production of electricity, gas, steam, hot water, and conditioned air. The industry providing water supply, waste collection, processing, and treatment, pollution cleanup shrank by 0.2%.
17:30 EconomyBelarusian tax minister talks about tax burden, budget revenues, vehicle tax “The handful of the tax preferences that have been cancelled in no way affect the overall tax burden, because the number of commercial entities and the number of people the changes have affected is miniscule,” Sergei Nalivaiko said.
17:10 PoliticsOpinion: ‘Democratic standards' imposed from abroad cannot be above national interests According to the expert, the new reality is that with one click you can erase any person and the whole country from the face of the earth.
16:42 SocietyCriminal case against Belgazprombank managers forwarded to Prosecutor General's Office None of them except for Viktor Babariko have filed a motion to terminate criminal prosecution in accordance with grounds specified by the Criminal Code or arrange additional investigative actions.
16:42 EconomyBelarus' GDP down by 0.9% in 2020 According to initial estimates, the GDP amounted to Br147 billion in current prices, or 99.1% in comparable prices as 2019.
16:34 SocietyBelarusian prosecution initiates international search for Pavel Latushko The prosecution has authorized Pavel Latushko's detention as a measure of pre-trial restraint within the framework of a criminal case being investigated by the Central Investigative Office of the Investigative Committee of Belarus.
16:03 SocietyBelarus reports 1,899 new COVID-19 cases, 1,571 recoveries in past 24 hours The nationwide COVID-19 tally has reached 227,360 cases. A total of 210,779 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.