15:28 PoliticsPutin names top priority of CSTO “It is quite logical that the primary task at the current stage is to further improve and intensify the activities of the CSTO and its governing structures,” Vladimir Putin said.
15:16 PoliticsPutin: CSTO plays a stabilizing role in post-Soviet space Vladimir Putin recalled that the member states marked the 30th anniversary of the Collective Security Treaty and the 20th anniversary of the organization in 2022.
15:06 PresidentLukashenko: Unipolar world order is permanently becoming a thing of the past Aleksandr Lukashenko said: “Today's meeting is taking place in complicated times just like Vladimir Vladimirovich [Putin] has just said. A time for redividing the world. A unipolar world order is permanently becoming a thing of the past."
15:05 PresidentLukashenko: CSTO should strengthen its status in international system of checks and balances The CSTO should strengthen its status in the international system of checks and balances, Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko said at the summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization.
14:56 PresidentLukashenko: Ukraine has completely fallen under the sway of the West “We said and warned more than once that a conflict was looming,” the Belarusian leader noted.
14:42 PresidentLukashenko taking part in CSTO summit in Moscow Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko is taking part in the summit of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Moscow on 16 May, BelTA has learned.
14:34 PoliticsBelarus-Qatar cooperation, ways to resolve Ukraine crisis discussed in Minsk “The parties discussed the main areas of the Belarusian-Qatari cooperation in various fields and exchanged views on the situation in the region and ways to resolve the Ukraine crisis,” the press service informed.
14:34 PresidentLukashenko: No country represents a threat to NATO Aleksandr Lukashenko remarked that the USA's military presence is being built up at the western flank of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the military infrastructure is being modernized fast, and multiple NATO exercises are being held.
14:22 PoliticsOpinion: West will take out everything out of Ukraine in exchange for lend-lease The West will take out everything it can out of Ukraine, Americanologist Malek Dudakov said on the air of the Belarus 1 TV channel when asked about how Ukraine is going to pay for the lend-lease.
13:55 SportSabalenka up to 7th in WTA Ahead of the Italian Open the Belarusian best tennis player was 8th. She improved her positions after reaching the semifinal. Aryna Sabalenka currently goes with 3,966 points. Victoria Azarenka is 15th with 2,440 points. Aliaksandra Sasnovich is 44th with 1,183 points.
13:31 SocietyDefense minister: The Collective Security Treaty Organization may grow larger The Collective Security Treaty turned 30 and the Collective Security Treaty Organization turned 20 on 15 May. The Belarusian defense minister noted that the organization developed all the time in this period.
13:00 EconomyBuckwheat planting in Belarus 37.5% complete As of 16 May, spring crops were planted on the area of 1,912,700 hectares, which is 86.1% of the plan. Planting was done on 98.6% of the designated area in Brest Oblast, 88.4% of the area in Vitebsk Oblast, 74% of the area in Gomel Oblast, and 94.6% in Grodno Oblast, 89.6% in Minsk Oblast, and 70.2% in Mogilev Oblast.
12:55 EconomyProspects for Belarusian-Uzbek projects discussed in Almalyk During his visit to the Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Complex, Ambassador Leonid Marinich extended greetings to the employees and veterans of the plant on the occasion of the Mining and Metallurgical Industry Day of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
12:27 EconomyPM: Belarus renews focus on cooperation with friendly countries of the East "I would not call it a pivot to the East. It is more about renewing our focus on cooperation with the countries that work with us based on mutual respect, benefits, partnership, without imposing any paradigms of thinking, models of behavior or lecturing us about our domestic policy, where we are respected as a partner," Roman Golovchenko said.
11:56 EconomyBelAZ plans to increase equipment supplies to Khabarovsk Territory BelAZ equipment is widely used in Khabarovsk Territory. Haul trucks of this brand have proven themselves well in the mining industry. They are successfully operated by Highland Gold Mining Limited (Russdragmet) and Urgalugol.