15:12 PoliticsMakei: International relations are in deep crisis “We are witnessing the crumbling of the system of global security, arms control and non-proliferation that took many decades and a lot of effort to build,” the minister emphasized.
14:53 SocietyNigerian firefighters start training in Belarusian Emergencies Ministry university A tactical training area of the international rescuers training center will be used for practical classes. It is a unique outdoor facility that allows modeling the entire range of natural and man-caused emergencies. The classes will last till 15 October.
14:24 PoliticsMakei attends CICA ministerial meeting in Kazakhstan Belarusian Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei took part in the 6th meeting of ministers of foreign affairs of the member states of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA).
13:48 EconomyBelNPP second unit to be commissioned in 2022 “Plans are in place to load fresh nuclear fuel into the reactor core of the BelNPP second unit before the end of the year. The fuel was delivered in April and passed the incoming inspection. The power unit is planned to be commissioned in 2022,” Viktor Karankevich said.
13:38 SocietyBelarus' COVID-19 latest: 2,038 new cases, 1,534 recoveries The nationwide coronavirus tally now stands at 561,753. A total of 535,790 patients previously diagnosed with COVID-19 have recovered in Belarus.
13:34 EconomyEurasian Economic Forum in Verona due on 28-29 October According to Antonio Fallico, the forum will be held in a mixed online/offline format. “The offline part of the forum will become possible due to the improved epidemiological situation in Italy. It is very important to be able to resume contacts interrupted by the pandemic,” he said.
13:22 EconomyBelarus, Russia plan to sign gas supply documents by year-end "Agreements have been reached at the level of heads of state. The price of natural gas will remain at the level of $128.5 per 1,000 cubic meters. We are now working on the necessary documents and on the implementation of the agreements in 2022," Viktor Karankevich said.
13:14 SocietyBelarus tops regional group in Postal Development Report 2021 “The new rankings covers 168 countries. Belarus has achieved impressive results and for the first time topped its regional group, placing 14th overall. Apart from Belarus, this regional group includes Eastern Europe and the CIS countries,” Belpochta said.
12:55 PoliticsOpinion: Belarus in alliance with Russia can play a big role in Greater Eurasia Belarus in alliance with Russia can play a huge role in Greater Eurasia, Antonio Fallico, Chairman of Banca Intesa and President of the Conoscere Eurasia Association, said at a press conference dedicated to the upcoming Eurasian Economic Forum in Verona.
12:47 EconomyBelarus' GDP energy intensity down 1.2 times over past 10 years "Belarus has set out to improve energy efficiency and energy saving. Thanks to the attention of the head of state and state support for this effort, the energy intensity of our country's GDP has decreased by 1.2 times over the past 10 years. This is a significant contribution to strengthening energy security, improving the environment and the quality of life of people," Viktor Karankevich said.
12:29 SocietyEAEU set to adopt statement on climate agenda Heads of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) member states are set to adopt a statement on the climate agenda at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council which is due in Minsk on 14 October.
12:12 EconomyWood pellets worth $1.4m sold to EU in one trading session at Belarusian commodity exchange "The exchange hosted the largest export trading session in wood pellets this year. Six transactions were made during the session for a total amount of $1.4 million. The buyers were companies from Denmark, Lithuania and Poland,” the press service said.
12:11 PoliticsForeign ministry comments on USA's demand to close Belarus' consulate general The demand of the USA to close down Belarus' consulate general in New York shows what U.S. repeated statements about ‘support' and ‘care' for the Belarusian people really mean, the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belarus stated.
11:38 PartnersChinese submersible explores deepest region of Earth The Shenyang Institute of Automation announced on Sunday that its Haidou-1, unmanned submersible had completed the first full-coverage acoustic cruise of the western depression of the Challenger Deep during a scientific investigation of the Mariana Trench.
11:32 PresidentLukashenko names main requirement for education system “As the head of state, I insist that the education system should, first of all, prioritize fair attitude to every person, provide equal education opportunities,” Aleksandr Lukashenko stressed.